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Education Grants Program

Grants to Washington Schools and Nonprofits to
Attract Workers to the Construction Industry

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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AGC Education Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/01/18 Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Washington nonprofits and schools for technical training and academic programs that encourage children, youth, and young adults to pursue careers in construction. Funding is also available for programs that respond to workforce development concerns.

Priority is given to grant proposals that encourage careers in construction, make effective use of volunteers and/or matching funds, and create a positive impact on construction workforce issues in Washington state.

The program provides support to schools and programs in Washington state that:

- Promote academic and technical training achievement that lead to construction industry careers.
- Address construction industry workforce development issues and needs.
- Promote education and awareness of construction career pathways in grades K-12.
- Promote education and awareness of the construction industry to 18-28 year olds.

AGC Education Foundation education grants support the funding of:

- High school shop equipment, materials and safety gear
- Student textbooks and supplies
- Summer internships for teachers
- Resource guides for teachers
- Career workshops for women
- Construction research and education
- Student construction competition participation
- Community outreach for construction career awareness.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177112

Term of Contract:

Projects must begin by July 1, 2017 with completion on or before June 30, 2018, or as otherwise outlined in the proposal and approved by the Foundation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Education Grants Program provides support to schools and programs in Washington state.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by February 1, 2018 - no exceptions.

After reviewing the application’s initial proposal, additional information and/or a site visit may be requested by the officers of the AGC Education Foundation.

Announcement of awards: Late April 2017.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit proposals electronically or by mail to:
AGC Education Foundation
Attn: Adrienne Woods
1200 Westlake Ave N. #301
Seattle, WA 98109

Diane Kocer
dkocer@agcwa.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington