Partnering locally

Workforce development & education

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.

 

Native American Connections building

How a grassroots organization grew to support an entire community

Jul 19, 2012

In the early 1970s, four Native American men founded Native American Connections (NAC), an organization to assist a growing population of Native American men in Phoenix…  learn More about How a grassroots organization grew to support an entire community

The power of neighborhood partnerships

Jul 16, 2012

One of our nation’s greatest challenges continues to be the struggle to alleviate poverty in America’s neighborhoods. In 2010, U.S. Census data indicated that nearly 47 million Americans were living in poverty – the highest level in the 52 years for which poverty rates have been published…  learn More about The power of neighborhood partnerships

Employee of Goodwill Industries Charlotte sitting at a table with a woman in a white shirt

From goodwill to good jobs

Jul 17, 2012

Established in 1965 in Charlotte, NC, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont provides employment, job training and career services for adults and youth in 18 counties throughout North Carolina and South Carolina…  learn More about From goodwill to good jobs

Sign outside of Pine St Inn in Boston

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

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




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

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