SERVICES TO VETERANS' PROGRAM (Program); VETERANS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICESGovernor's Recommendations
2020-21
Current Year Budget
2019-20
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$3,000,0000.00$2,044,1060.00$955,8940.00
 

 
Policy Area:  SERVICES TO MOST VULNERABLE
Issue:            FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS, FLORIDA IS FOR VETERANS INC., GRANT AID TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WORKFORCE SERVICES

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2020-21
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020-21 includes $2,500,000 of nonrecurring General Revenue Funds to support grants for a network of universities to offer a training curriculum for veterans. The funds will be used to serve service members, veterans, and spouses through skills assessment and resume assistance, assist Florida employers on hiring and training veterans in high skilled jobs, provide entrepreneurship resources, mentorship, or direct training, and reach service members, veterans, and spouses with information about Florida, to include employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.