Workforce Grants

Part of AGC’s workforce and professional development initiative is to partner with programs and organizations that encourage careers in construction.

What AGC Workforce Development Grants Support

Raising awareness of construction careers in K–12 and post-secondary education

Promoting academic and technical training in construction

Community outreach that addresses construction industry workforce recruitment

AGC student chapters

Student construction competition participation

Technology, equipment, and materials enhancements for construction educational programs

Educator summer interns/externs in construction

Construction industry diversity

Construction research, education, and professional development

***Due to disruption caused by the coronavirus – application deadline has been extended until May 1, 2020**

Eligibility and Application

Applicants should be qualified tax-exempt organizations, public schools, and institutions, located within the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter geographic boundaries of Oregon and SW Washington offering programs of study in construction-related fields such as construction management, civil and engineering studies, construction technology, construction-related career technical education, or construction trades preparation are preferred. See eligibility and guidelines for specific details.

Deadline

We are now accepting applications for AGC’s Workforce Development Grant program. The application can be found below. All applications are due May 1, 2020. For further information, please contact Aaron Bouchane, 503-685-8304.

AGC Workforce Development Grants provide funding to programs that support:

  • Raising awareness of construction careers in grades K–12 and post-secondary
  • Promoting academic and technical training in construction
  • Community outreach which addresses construction industry workforce recruitment
  • AGC student chapters
  • Student construction competition participation
  • Technology, equipment and materials enhancements for construction educational programs
  • Educator summer interns/externs in construction
  • Construction industry diversity
  • Construction research and education
  • Construction professional development

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 Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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Need more information?

Contact Aaron Bouchane or Frosti Adams.