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Workforce Development & Education

More than $22 million in workforce development and education grants is helping over 1,000 nonprofits.*

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.

 

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A Safe Place to Call Home for Boston’s Needy

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

Charlotte Pathways Program

Helping unemployed workers in Charlotte obtain an education, skills and jobs

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

Closing the Achievement Gap for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Students

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

Year Up

Tackling the Opportunity Divide in Boston

Jul 01, 2010

Boston's reputation as a world-renowned knowledge capital is derived in large part from the teaching and research activities of more than 100 colleges and universities located in the Greater Boston area. Despite these rich academic resources, however, roughly 17,000 young adults in Boston have not progressed beyond a high school diploma and are neither employed nor enrolled in post-secondary education…  learn More about Tackling the Opportunity Divide in Boston




*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.

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