Workforce Development Board RFP

The Workforce Development Board of the Southwestern Workforce Development Consortium is seeking proposals for the operation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs in Tri-County (Cherokee, Clay, and Graham) and the Youth programs in Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties.  Please note all bidders can bid for all counties … Read more

Southwestern Commission RFP

The Workforce Development Board of the Southwestern Workforce Development Consortium is seeking proposals for the operation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth Programs for program year 2019. Proposals should be for Adult, DW and Youth programs in Tri-County (Cherokee, Clay, and Graham) and the Youth programs in Jackson, … Read more

Resources from Division of Water Infrastructure

On September 25th, the Southwestern Commission hosted the North Carolina Division of Water Infrastructure for a two-hour training in our office. In this training, geared toward county and municipal staff, representatives from Division of Water Infrastructure highlighted “North Carolina’s Statewide Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan: The Road to Viability”.  Representatives also highlighted funding opportunities … Read more

October Newsletter

Have you seen our October e-newsletter?   Be sure to check it out to learn more about what is happening throughout our region, including workshops and other events, current and future funding opportunities, and other updates from staff and regional partners.  If you’d like to be added to our e-newsletter list, simply fill out the form … Read more

Housing & Economic Development Summit

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018, for a one-day summit, “Housing and Economic Development: Bridging the Gap.”  This event will feature presentations on the connection between housing and economic development as well as examples of successful housing strategies from around the region.  State and federal resource providers will be on hand to discuss potential funding opportunities.  … Read more

2017 Annual Report Released

Our 2017 Annual Report is now available!  The Annual Report is full of information about the projects and programs that the Southwestern Commission has been working on in the last year, and it also includes  information and ideas about ways that we can work with our partners in the coming year. “This annual report presents … Read more