Supporting economic self-sufficiency
Hard-working Americans know it often takes specialized training to keep up with the changing face of 21st-century jobs. If you want to succeed in today's economy, you need to be well equipped. These stories showcase people striving to improve themselves, and the organizations helping them acquire the skills that are in demand. We're proud to support them through lending, investing and volunteering, because education and employment are integral to the long-term stability of communities everywhere.
Jul 16, 2012
Every night, more than 7,000 men, women and children in the City of Boston have no place to call home. They lack decent wages and affordable housing. More than half of homeless adults suffer from mental health issues or substance abuse problems… learn More about A Safe Place to Call Home for Boston’s Needy
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Issues Request for Proposals from Nonprofits Addressing Local Workforce Development and Education Needs
Jun 04, 2012
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced today that it is inviting U.S. nonprofit organizations to submit funding proposals for local programs that address the nation’s high unemployment rate… learn More about Bank of America Charitable Foundation Issues Request for Proposals from Nonprofits Addressing Local Workforce Development and Education Needs
Jan 17, 2012
How Big Thought–Thriving Minds helps Dallas Public School teachers connect artists and cultural institutions to daily lessons… learn More about Helping students in Dallas imagine, create and succeed
Jan 17, 2012
Learn how the Pathways Program helps build a more skilled and productive workforce for Charlotte… learn More about Helping unemployed workers in Charlotte obtain an education, skills and jobs
Jan 16, 2012
See how a community collaboration and a $10 million grant will help low-income students succeed in our public schools… learn More about Closing the Achievement Gap for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Students
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.