Community News and Information - Employment, General/Other
$7 Million in Native Grants From Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation has bestowed seven million dollars to Native American communities and organizations. The grant money is split between several groups, but there is a common cause. The belief behind...more

Kellogg Foundation Awards $2.5 million to Strengthen Youth Employment in Detroit
Foundation: Kellogg Foundation

The Kellogg Foundation awarded $2.5 million to City Connect Detroit, an organization that helps support employment for young people in Detroit. In previous years, there were no jobs for young people,...more

A Gateway to Peace and Prosperity

What if a women's domestic violence shelter wasn't just a place to escape abuse, but a community where women thrive in all aspects of their lives due to a program of comprehensive support? That's the...more

Hartford Initiates Youth Service Corps
Foundation: Aetna Foundation, Newman's Own Foundation

The mayor of Hartford announced a program to give young people of Hartford an opportunity to earn a paycheck. The city will be putting the young teens that are out of school and unemployed to work....more

Upskilling and Transformation Take Center Stage at Philanthropy Conference

The leaders of the philanthropy community met on June 1-2 in Orlando in order to discuss the role that community colleges fill in providing skills that are required for jobs that need more than a...more

Innovative Approach of Job Preparation in High School

In an innovative turn on vocational training a set of under-performing high schools are implementing specific classes into in order to assist students in getting jobs when they graduate. In...more

Federal grant launches Santa Maria Summer Jobs and Beyond youth employment program

Santa Maria is one of the few places that will be given the chance to take advantage of a grant that would help communities with high-risk kids and young adults. The grant is called Santa Maria...more

Meet the 20 year-old social entrepreneur defining the future of work-based training

At only twenty years young, this young man is set to fix lots of the boring web based training. Supa Academy is perfect for college students and recent graduates who are looking for a mentor ship...more

Berkshire Eagle partners with Pittsfield Community Connection to give young people work

Pittsfield Community Connection (PCC) forged a partnership with New England Newspapers Inc. as a way to help teens in the area. PCC Executive Director Jon Schnauber indicated that there is a...more

Study: Arizona nonprofits grew by 25 percent
Foundation: Arizona Community Foundation

A recent study by the Arizona Community Foundation found that Arizona's economy has grown in part due to an increasing influence of nonprofit organizations within the state. Nonprofits provide...more






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