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 the this funding via the Online Grant Management System (OGMS). Access OGMS by clicking on Apply for a Grant button in the upper right of this page.
|Applications available in OGMS||September 23, 2021|
|Application webinar||September 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm|
|Q&A closes||October 14, 2021|
|Applications due in OGMS||October 21, 2021|
|Funds available||December, 2021|
|Status Reports due to SBCTC||
April 30, 2022
December 31, 2022
|Confirmation of receipt of all equipment purchases||
June 30, 2022
|Final Report due to SBCTC||
July 31, 2022
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 Becky Wood.
You are encouraged to submit questions as early as possible prior to completing your application. Because this is a competitive funding application, questions will be posted in the Q&A document on this page and updated periodically so that all applicants have access to the information shared. Check back for Q&A updates; closes October 14, 2021.
Career Launch FTES and Equipment Technical Assistance Webinar
Last Modified: 10/12/21, 5:00 PM