The event, run by an all-volunteer local task force, offers opportunities for the students to hone business and personal growth skills helping them to better relate in the business world. Student projects also helped them to use their business and teamwork skills.
Alliance for a Better Community covered the cost of renting the theatre through a grant provided by The Medina Foundation.
Support and donations for the week-long experience came from LV & Stella Raymond Foundation, Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, Great Northwest Federal Credit Union, Raymond Elks Lodge #1292, The Bank of the Pacific, Willapa Harbor and Willapa River Lions Clubs, South Bend Kiwanis, New Life Fellowship, Pacific County Economic Development Council, City of Raymond, Dennis Company, Grays Harbor College, HaloSource, IAMWoodworkers Local W130, McDonald's, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Pacific County Emergency Management Agency, Raymond Fire Department, Security State Bank, YMCA of Grays Harbor.
The founding sponsor for Washington Business Week is the Association of Washington Business.