The infrastructure bill does much more than provide funding for transportation, broadband and cybersecurity, and climate, energy, and environment. Other opportunities include programs ranging from workforce development initiatives to technical assistance for local governments.
For metro Atlanta, significant opportunities include skills training and workforce development, as well as other training programs to assist communities with grant applications and policy development. Notable programs include:
- Manufacturing Leadership program will facilitate access to computing resources for small and medium manufacturers and provide financial assistance to small and medium manufacturers to implement smart manufacturing technologies and practices
- Transportation Workforce Development program provides technical assistance, training, and professional development to improve the capacity of the workforce that manages, develops and maintains the nation’s highway system.
- Prioritization Process Pilot Program, which provides guidance and training to foster data-informed approaches to public policy and program development