College Workforce Grant Initiatives

Current Grant Project Links:

AB86: Mother Lode & Stanislaus Region


Career Pathway Trust Fund: Logistics & Veterinary Science

SB70 - CTE Collaborative: Manufacturing & Transportation

ETP Drought Re-Training Program


Past Grant Project Links:

IDRC: Heavy Equipment

IDRC: Register Veterinary Technician

IDRC: Psychiatric Technician

NSF: Agriculture



The Valley Sierra Collaborative

This active collaborative is made up of 4 community colleges which include Columbia College, Merced College, Modesto Junior College and San Joaquin College. The member colleges have successfully partnered on several SB70 grants through the California Community College System as well as Industry Driven Regional Collaborative Grants that focus on education and training for employers. Presently, the Valley Sierra Collaborative is implementing the following grants: 

SB70: CTE Collaborative Grant Manufacturing & Transportation

Career Trust Pathway Grant: Logistics and Veterinary Science