Funding Summary

This opportunity is for employers within our 10 counties who are looking for resources to support training for their current workforce. EC Works funds applications, until funds are depleted, that present an opportunity for employers to build and maintain a quality workforce while creating new employment opportunities.

As of April 15, 2024, EC Works has excitedly depleted funding for this employee advancement opportunity. In this program year, EC Works funded eight applications that supported training for 49 employees within the East Cascades region. Please check here in August 2024 to discover new grant application opportunities.

Who To Contact

For more information or questions, please email

Project Impact

“As a proud recipient of the EC Works Employee Enhancement Grant, Collective Pallet is a testament to the transformative power of strategic investment in workforce development. This remarkable grant program has propelled our organization to new heights of success and excellence, nurturing a culture of growth and innovation that has impacted our employees.

EC Works understood the challenges faced by businesses in our region and recognized the critical role that skilled and empowered employees play in driving growth. The financial support provided by the grant has enabled Collective Pallet to implement comprehensive training programs that have enhanced the skill sets of our team members, thereby elevating our overall operational effectiveness.

Collective Pallet is honored to have been chosen as a recipient of the EC Works Employee Enhancement Grant, and we eagerly anticipate the future growth and development that will undoubtedly result from this collaboration.”

– Dana Black, Collective Pallet