Meet Our Organization
We’re a 501(c)3 non-profit, powered by both private and public funding, including Title 1 of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). Our blend of funding sources gives us the ability to invest in a wide range of innovative projects.
We advise and fund the WorkSource system in Spokane, which consists of two career centers and 19 affiliated sites across Spokane county. Practically speaking, we provide leadership and guidance for more than 100 workforce professionals from a variety of agencies, all working together toward the common goal of helping workers find good jobs, and helping businesses find the right talent.
We elevate local workforce efforts with critical insights, researched guidance, innovative funding, and strategic partnership— so that we can cultivate a flourishing Spokane economy and job market together.
Awards & Recognition
SAWDC Board Member
2016 Champion of Youth Award
Nominee for WIOA Trailblazer Award in 2016 and 2019
The Next Generation Zone
2015 Champion of Youth Award
Governor's Best Practice Awards
We are thankful to our supporters
There are many businesses, foundations, and philanthropic entities that support program operations, capacity building, and special projects that have contributed to the success of the Spokane Workforce Council.