Self-Employment is Key to Economic Development


With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business.

To break down some of the barriers that stop today's youth in setting up in business, Prince’s Trust charity and Barclays bank organized a workshop, attended by business leaders and young people alike that addressed key issues pertaining to youth's gainful employment.


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Federal Programs Related to - Employment, General/Other

Programs whose primary purpose is to help people find, secure and sustain suitable gainful employment.

Federal Programs Related to - Job Training & Employment

Programs that provide instruction or experience in utilizing the skills required for the performance of specific job-related tasks and the assumption of specific job-related responsibilities. Includes comprehensive programs offering training, education, employment and social welfare. Community Work & Training Programs; Employment Acquisition; Employment Placement Programs; Employment Preparation; Employment Procurement; Employment Training; Employment Training Job Referral Programs; Foreign Employment Programs; Industrial Training; Job Banks; Job Fairs; Job Information Clearinghouses; Job Listings; Job Seeking Skills; Jobs Training Partnership Act; JTPA Programs; Manpower Training Programs; Occupational Training; OICs; On-the-Job Training; Opportunities Industrialization Centers; Personnel Training; Post Employment Assistance Programs; Pre-Employment Training; Pre-Job Guidance; Prejob Training; Public Employment & Training Programs; Title IIA Programs; Title IIB Programs; Welfare to Work Programs; WIA Programs; Work & Training Programs; Work Experience Programs; Workforce Development Programs; Workforce Investment Act Programs;

Federal Programs Related to - Job Search & Placement

Programs that help people who are searching for a position to choose and obtain the most suitable option. Includes programs that provide instruction for people who need to acquire the basic skills and tools that are required to successfully apply for and secure employment and to retain a position once they have been hired.

Employment Acquisition Programs; Employment Referrals; Employment Resource Center; Employment Screening Finding Services; Interview Clothing Provisions; Job Clubs; Job Counseling and Placement Services; Job Interview Training; Job Placement Assistance; Job Readiness Programs; Job Referrals; Job Search Assistance; Job Search Resource Center; Job Search Techniques; Resume Preparation Assistance; Working Wardrobes

Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.

Federal Programs Related to - Organizational Development & Training

Programs that provide technical assistance for nonprofit organizations who need management support in areas like board development, facility administration, fiscal administration, grant writing, personnel administration, program planning, development or evaluation, service delivery, volunteer utilization, or public relations. Community-Based Organizational Support; Community Service Clubs Management; Kiwanis Club Support; Men's Service Clubs Management; Nonprofit Management; Nonprofit Organization Development; Women's Service Clubs Management

    Federal Programs Related to - Community Economic Development

    Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses.

    Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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