Career Launch Capital Equipment Funding
For Career Launch endorsed programs at community and technical colleges
Funding available in 2021-23 biennium (FY22 & FY23): $5.0 million
Part of the Career Connect Washington initiative, Career Launch programs provide students with real-life work experience related to their classroom studies. Students graduate with skills to be competitive in the job market and with a valuable credential beyond a high school diploma.
Offered through the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, this funding opportunity is intended to provide for the purchase and installation of capital equipment that supports student learning within eligible Career Launch endorsed programs* in the Washington Community and Technical College System.
*Capital equipment funding applications will be accepted from programs with Career Launch endorsement applications that are pending review and approval. Equipment funding awards are contingent on final endorsement.
Apply for this funding via the Career Launch Capital Equipment Program Funding request.
Policy Associate, Workforce Education
Program Administrator, Workforce Education
|Applications available in OGMS||September 23, 2021|
|Application webinar||September 30, 2021|
|Q&A closes||October 14, 2021|
|Applications due in OGMS||October 21, 2021|
|Funds available||December, 2021|
|Round Two Applications available in OGMS||March 3, 2022|
|Round Two Q&A closes||March 31, 2022|
|Round Two Applications deadline||April 7, 2022|
|Round Two funds available||May 2022|
|NEW: Round Three request available via Career Launch Capital Equipment Program Funding request||July 15, 2022|
|NEW: Round Three request deadline||August 31, 2022|
|Status Reports due to SBCTC||
April 30, 2022
December 31, 2023
|Confirmation of receipt of all equipment purchases||
June 30, 2023
|Final Report due to SBCTC||
July 31, 2023
Grant resources and guidelines
The following documents provide detailed information about how grant funds may be used, who can apply, the application process and deadlines.
Application Questions and Answers
Please submit all questions to Genevieve Howard.
Previous round Q&A are available below.
Career Launch FTES and Equipment Technical Assistance Webinar
Last Modified: 3/16/23, 2:16 PM