Issuance Number: 2023-07

Date: June 16, 2023

To: SDWP Staff and Subrecipients

From: Laurie Gravich, Manager of Marketing & Communications

Subject: Operations Manual Update: Chapter 1. Communications and Branding


This operations issuance is to notify WIOA subrecipients of the updates to the Operations Manual, Chapter 1. Chapter 1 provides guidance on standards and processes as related to marketing and communications


This update includes information on marketing allowables when using WIOA funds for marketing purposes.



Subrecipients are required to follow these guidelines when determining whether or not WIOA funds may be used for marketing purposes.


This new requirement is effective June 19, 2023 and will be included in the next update of the San Diego Workforce Partnership Operations Manual.

If you have any feedback or questions regarding this issuance, please contact your Contract Administrator at (619) 228-2900. 


  1. To access this information, go to workforce.organd click on the collapsed menu icon located on the top right-hand side of the webpage. 
  2. Click on “Operations Resources” section. 
  3. Click on “Operations Manual” to see the list of chapters and operational issuances. 
  4. Click on Chapter 1. Communications and Branding” to view the policy and attachments.