Strong Workforce Program

Strong Workforce Program Incentive Funding

The Strong Workforce Program (SWP) helps to strengthen career and technical education (CTE) programs through regional collaboration and by preparing more students for high-demand, high-wage jobs. SWP incentive funding provides rewards to colleges and regions that attain these goals.

Learn more about the SWP Incentive Funding Model
SWP Funding 2017-18 

Allocation of 2017-18 17% Incentive funds to Colleges/Regions will be announced in Dec 2017

Incentive Funding Slides 7-11-17

Incentive Funding Handout 7-11-17

Strong Workforce Program Allocations (outlines both 60% Local Share and 40% Regional Share Allocations)

NOTE: As Strong Workforce funds are apportioned directly to community college districts per statute, colleges will need to go through their district to get username and passcode support. If you don't know your district contact, download the district contact list.
  • To make changes on the 60% Local Share Platform, your District Signing Authority (DSA) should email a request to including the program names you need to change. Click HERE to locate your DSA.

40% Regional Share Account Registration Page

Each user who is accessing the platform will need to have an account.

Feel free to forward this link to those at your college who will be interacting with the platform.

Resources & Presentations

  • May 10, 2017 - CCCAOE Spring Presentation: Staying Current with Strong Workforce Program: Data, Funding & Planning - Statewide Focus
  • Strong Workforce Program Website:
  • FAQ on Chancellor’s Office Doing What Matters webpage
  • BACCC SWP FAQ particularly for questions relating to RJVs and use of the Regional Fund platform
  • 1/24/17 Channel 28 focused on SWP: 1/31 deadline, RJVs, Joint Venture Fund
  • If you can’t find the answer in one of the above, email us at or call Rock at 831-479-6482, Kit at 650-560-9798 or Kate at 831-477-3246
  • For help with Labor Market Information contact John Carrese at, 415.452.5529 or Karen Beltramo at, 831-332-1253

SWP Regional Planning Meeting Notes

Meeting Materials & Outcomes/Next Steps for 10/21/16 & 12/21/16 - Click HERE