About Us

The Bay Area Workforce Development Board (BAWDB) is one of Wisconsin's eleven regional Boards established by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to address local economic workforce issues in the Brown, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano and Sheboygan Counties.  BAWDB, a private non-profit corporation, is the fiscal and administrative agent for Board funds and programs.

The Bay Area Workforce Development Board, consisting of selected community representatives, develops a skilled workforce by strategically allocating and coordinating resources to address community needs by working through others for the benefit of all.

The vision of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board is that job skills and educational levels are increased, quality of life of all individuals is enhanced, while employers' needs are met.

Request For Proposals 2014

Bay Area WDB administers programs under Title I of the Worforce Investment Act.  Program services are initiated through a contracted case management system in each county BAWDB serves.  Proposals are now being reviewed with presentations to the Proposal Review Committee taking place on the following dates. (Agendas, locations and times are available by clicking on the item below):