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

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

The deadline for 2020-21 grant application submission will be released in early 2020. For further information, please contact Aaron Bouchaneaaronb@agc-oregon.org or 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.

AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter Awards $203,000 in Support of Workforce Efforts in 2018

This summer Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter is pleased to announce another year of grant funds to help support programming that seeks to improve the construction workforce pipeline. The construction industry across the state of Oregon and SW Washington continues to grow and add jobs at a record pace. These programs are critical to introducing, educating, and training the next generation of construction workers. These funds, awarded under the direction of AGC’s Workforce and Professional Development Council, will support 14 organizations. Read more.

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