What We Do

The Alabama Construction Industry Craft Training Board (CICT) provides grant opportunities for craft training programs within the commercial construction industry. Our mission is to support training programs in building a qualified workforce to meet the growing demand for skilled craftsmen and commercial construction workers in Alabama.

Grant Guidelines
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Entities Eligible to Apply for Funds Include
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Alabama business "for profit"
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Alabama business “not-for-profit”
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2-year accredited postsecondary institution recognized by the Alabama Community College System
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4-year accredited higher education institution recognized by SACS
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Trade unions
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K-12 education entity recognized by the Alabama State Department of Education
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Training Program Grant Applications

Training proposed in the grant application should be tied to a specific skill or trade. The training format can be craft training, apprenticeship, or other effective training models. The maximum amount that can be requested is $100,000 per trade. The current year grant application is for programs requesting the award of funds, plan to provide training, and request reimbursement for training during the current fiscal year from Oct 1- September 30. A future year application is a request for funds for a program that will start after the upcoming Oct. 1 date.

CICT Grant (Fiscal Year 2021-2022)

Max Grant Award: $100,000

Application Dates: June 1, 2021 – June 1, 2022

Reimbursable Time Frame: Oct. 1, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2022

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Continuation Grants

Training programs that have an active grant in the current year and would like to continue the grant in the next year need to apply for a Continuation Grant. Continuation Grants must be submitted between June 1st and August 1st each year. Programs that wish to continue and do not submit a continuation grant application within this time frame will have to submit a new grant application.

CICT Continuation Grant (Fiscal Year 2021-2022)

There is no longer a continuation rollover of funds.
When submitting a continuation request, unused funds will reset.

Max Grant Award: $100,000

Application Dates: June 1, 2022 - Aug. 1, 2022

Reimbursable Time Frame: Oct. 1, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2022

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Task Grants

The CICT Task Grant is for short term training tied to a specific construction task or skill. The maximum funding award is $15,000.

CICT Task Grant (Fiscal Year 2021-2022)

Max Grant Award: $15,000

Application Dates: June 1, 2021 – June 1, 2022

Reimbursable Time Frame: Oct. 1, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2022

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Training Center Grant

The Training Center Grant is meant for entities who are capable and willing to create an entirely new regional training center, or expand an existing one. The grant will be elligible for up to $1,500,000 over a three year time frame.

Training Center Grant (Fiscal Year 2021-2022)

Max Grant Award: $1,500,000

Application Dates: November 8, 2021 – January 10, 2022

Reimbursable Time Frame: 3 years