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Worker Retraining Funding

The Worker Retraining (WRT) program plays a major role in Washington state’s economic development by providing funding for eligible dislocated and unemployed workers in training or retraining that will assist them in regaining employment. Funds are awarded to Washington state’s community and technical colleges each year to serve eligible students in this program.


Peter Guzman
Policy Associate, Workforce Education


Important dates

 Milestones Key Dates
Application available March 14, 2019
Application deadline April 25, 2019
Plan approvals sent to colleges June 2019
Funds available July 1, 2019

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.

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