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Hospital Employee Education and Training (HEET) Grant

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) invites Washington state community and technical colleges to apply for the Hospital Employee Education and Training (HEET) funding. Colleges must develop proposals in collaboration with at least one healthcare employer and one labor partner to receive funding. 

The purpose of the HEET Grant is to:

  • Enhance access to college education for hospital workers.
  • Lead to increased capacity of the college system in nursing and other high demand health care fields.
  • Bring greater diversity to the health care workforce.
  • Build a stronger labor/management, healthcare industry and college partnerships to leverage public and private investment.

Grant funds may be used for:

  • Curriculum development or modification.
  • Equipment needed to train incumbent workers.
  • Creating systems to grant credit for prior learning.
  • Sustaining labor, management and college partnerships.
  • Support for students, program recruitment and retention.
  • Symposium to share/learn best practices in teaching methodologies and curricula evaluation.

Contact

Anna Nikolaeva
Policy Associate, Workforce Education 
anikolaeva@sbctc.edu
360-704-1056

Megan Harper
Program Administrator, Workforce Education
mharper@sbctc.edu
360-704-3907


2024-2025

Important dates

Milestones Key Dates
Application available February 22, 2024
Application deadline April 11, 2024
Funds available/grant start July 1, 2024
Mid-year project evaluation due Jan. 24, 2025
Final project evaluation due  July 19, 2025

Grant Resources and Guidelines

2023-2024

Important dates

Milestones Key Dates
Application available February 16, 2023
Application deadline March 30, 2023
Funds available/grant start July 1, 2023
Round 2 Application available Sept. 21, 2023
Round 2 Application due Nov. 2, 2023
Mid-year project evaluation due Jan. 25, 2024
Final project evaluation due  July 19, 2024

Grant Resources and Guidelines

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Last Modified: 2/21/24, 4:03 PM

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