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Future Ready Oregon

The Oregon State Legislature passed Senate Bill 1545 in 2022. This $200 million investment package is known as Future Ready Oregon. Primarily administered by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, Future Ready Oregon advances a more equitable workforce system and aims to increase opportunities for a diverse workforce through grants and strategic initiatives. Use the links below to learn more about Future Ready Oregon, subscribe to updates, find information about grant opportunities, and access Industry Consortia public meeting materials. 

Future Ready Oregon investments support grants and strategies that:
Center the education and employment needs of historically underserved and underrepresented Oregonians
Expand partnerships between communities, educators, and employers to advance innovation in talent development
Connect businesses to a diverse, skilled workforce today and into the future
Remove barriers to education and employment by connecting individuals to the training and supports they need for good-paying jobs and meaningful careers

Learn More About Future Ready Oregon

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