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Worker Retraining Grant

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.


Katherine Mahoney
Program Administrator, Workforce Education

Kendra Hodgson
Policy Associate, Workforce Education


Important dates

 Milestones Key Dates
Application available March 2, 2017
Application deadline April 13, 2017
Plan approvals sent to colleges June 2017
Funds available/grants start July 1, 2017

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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