The Workforce Board is now accepting health care workforce training proposals to deploy $429,600 in federal grant money to help move more low-wage workers into better paying, high-demand health care professions.
The WA Healthcare Worker Training Coalition oversees the grant. Funding is from a federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
DEADLINE HAS PASSED! Deadline to apply: September 26, 2011 by 3 p.m.
Glossary: Note that in the Glossary (Attachment E) the definition for "Employment Placement/Career Advancement" has been expanded.
Bidders Conference -- September 9
The Workforce Board will hold a bidder's conference on September 9 from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants may attend in person or via teleconference. All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend. The Workforce Board will be bound only to written answers to questions. Questions arising during the bidder's conference or in subsequent communication with the Workforce Board will be documented and answered in written form. A copy of the questions and answers will be made available on this website.
Please come prepared!
We recommend that bidder's conference participants read through the complete RFP and the seven attachments before attending. Also, participants can gain useful information in the Questions and Answers section (see adjacent Resources for Applicants).
Teleconference Information: Dial 1-866-341-1830 and enter *1932522*. (Start and finish with asterisk.)
Meeting Location: Workforce Board Main Conference Room, 128 - 10th Ave. S.W., (6th floor), Olympia, WA 98504.
Questions & Answers
Questions arising during the bidder's conference or in subsequent communication with the Workforce Board will be documented and answered in written form. The document will be updated regularly and posted on this website.
U.S. Department of Labor Approval Status
Note: Workforce Board staff have submitted a request
to the U.S. Department of Labor to redistribute funds and this request has successfully made it through two out of three approval steps. Check this website for a status update on redistribution approval.
For more information, please contact Beth Meyer, 360-586-3328.
Return to WA Healthcare Worker Training Coalition Page.