Workforce Grants

Part of AGC’s workforce and professional development initiative is to partner with programs and organizations that promote and train workers for 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 workforce diversity

Construction research, education, and professional development

Eligibility and Application

Eligible applicants must be qualified tax-exempt organizations, public schools, or institutions located within the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter geographic boundaries of Oregon and SW Washington. Applicants must also offer construction-related programming such as: construction management, civil and engineering studies, construction technology, construction related career technical education, pre-apprenticeship, registered apprenticeship, construction trades preparation, or other construction-related career training.

See eligibility and guidelines for specific details.

Deadline

We are now accepting applications for AGC’s Workforce Development Grant program. All applications are due April 2, 2021. For further information, please contact Aaron Bouchane.

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

The average grant award size is between $5,000 – $6,000.

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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