Operation Next Florida
Advanced Manufacturing Job Training Grant Application
You are applying for a technical job training grant assistance through Operation Next Florida program. Operation Next Florida is funded through a joint initiative of the Florida Department of State and LIFT®, a public-private partnership between government, industry and academia. LIFT® is operated by American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Instititute (ALMMII), a Michigan-based nonprofit 501(c)(3).
Technical training grant funds are only available for the following programs through Operation Next Florida:
• Machine Operations
• Industrial Technology Maintenance
Assistance for eligible applicants will be paid directly to American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute. NO REIMBURSEMENTS WILL BE MADE FOR COSTS PAID PREVIOUSLY. Covered costs include tuition and books. Assistance for expenses such as uniforms, health and/or drug screening, and criminal background checks may also be provided when determined to be necessary by American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute or Florida Department of State.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Primary household residence must be located within the state of Florida
2. 18 years of age or older
Application may be made for one term at a time. If the applicant is unable to complete all course work required for certification within that term, they must reapply for assistance. NOTE: grant funding is limited and not guaranteed to be available beyond the first term. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Allow at least two (2) weeks for application processing.
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL BACKUP INFORMATION REQUESTED WHEN RETURNING THIS GRANT APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. CAREFULLY READ AND ANSWER EACH QUESTION, AND THEN SIGN THE APPLICATION.
If you have any questions, or need assistance with the application, call American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Instititute, Fatima A. Majid, Talent Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 313-309-7331.
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American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation
Att: Operation Next Florida
1400Rosa Parks Blvd
Detroit, MI 48216
Additional program information can be found at www.opnextjobs.com. To learn more about LIFT® visit: www.lift.technology
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS. Incomplete applications will be returned with the noted deficiencies and may not be eligible for review during the current funding cycle.