Education Grants Program

CWU grant

The AGC Education Foundation Education Grants Program serves to provide funding for projects that address a demonstrated need in the construction industry, encourage and attract competent people to a career in construction, make an effective use of volunteers and/or matching funds, and create a positive impact on construction workforce issues in Washington state.

The Education Grants Program provides support to schools and programs in Washington state that:

  • Promote academic and technical training achievement that lead to construction industry careers.
  • Address construction industry workforce development issues and needs.
  • Promote education and awareness of construction career pathways in grades K-12.
  • Promote education and awareness of the construction industry to 18-28 year olds.

Priority is given to grant proposals that encourage careers in construction, make effective use of volunteers and/or matching funds, and create a positive impact on construction workforce issues in Washington state.

Application and eligibility

The 2017-2018 grant application period has closed. The 2018-2019 application will be available late August 2017.

AGC Education Foundation education grants support the funding of:

  • High school shop equipment, materials and safety gear
  • Student textbooks and supplies
  • Summer internships for teachers
  • Resource guides for teachers
  • Career workshops for women
  • Construction research and education
  • Student construction competition participation
  • Community outreach for construction career awareness

The AGC Education Foundation may, at its discretion, evaluate grants on a case-by-case basis throughout the year.

Submit proposals electronically or by mail to: Adrienne Woods
AGC Education Foundation
Attn: Adrienne Woods
1200 Westlake Ave N. #301
Seattle, WA 98109

After reviewing the application’s initial proposal, additional information and/or a site visit may be requested by the officers of the AGC Education Foundation.

Announcement of 2017-2018 awards: Late April 2017.

Funding timeline: Beginning July 1, 2017 with completion on or before June 30, 2018, or as otherwise outlined in the proposal and approved by the Foundation. Grants will be funded per instructions outlined in the award notification letter.

In the event that progress toward the completion of the project is not deemed satisfactory or is not in compliance with the terms and conditions of the award, the officers of the AGC Education Foundation Board of Trustees may, at its sole discretion, terminate the award.

For further information, contact Adrienne Woods at awoods@agcwa.com