Informed Advocates of the University of Washington

Legislative Session

UW and Higher Ed Win!

Our state lawmakers passed a budget that includes the most significant investment in higher education in more than a decade. In this biennium alone, the new Workforce Education Investment Fund will generate $376 million in revenue for post-secondary education and training. Wow!

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National Attention

National Attention on the Workforce Education Investment Act

In the weeks since UW Impact joined other higher education advocates across the state to celebrate the passage of the Workforce Education Investment Act, much of the country has taken notice, highlighting the legislation as a potential model for other states.

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Blog

UW Impact FAQ: Workforce Education Investment Act

What is it? The Workforce Education Investment Act, passed by the Washington State Legislature in 2019, creates the Washington College Grant (WCG), which incorporates and expands on the State Need Grant (SNG).

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UW Impact is a program of the UW Alumni Association (UWAA), an independent 501 (c )(3) organization. The UWAA’s mission is to support the UW and higher education in the state of Washington.