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.
Nov 02, 2011
While Boston may be one of the most innovative cities for educating our next generation, summer learning loss has emerged as a key barrier in a quality education—both in Boston and nationally… learn More about Partnering to Keep Kids Reading Throughout the Summer
Nov 01, 2011
For immigrants with no family or contacts, it can be an extremely difficult and emotional time integrating into American society. In many cases, they don't even know how to take the first step toward finding a home, a job, or a community of peers… learn More about Giving CASA de Maryland a place to call home
Oct 31, 2011
Washington, D.C. is a diverse city—both ethnically and socioeconomically. The laws of our country are debated by Ivy League–educated Members of Congress, just blocks from where low–income families struggle to put food on the table… learn More about Giving D.C. Students the Learning Environment They Deserve
Jan 09, 2012
Bank of America was recognized by the White House for its support of mentoring programs that help youth attain academic and career success leading to long-term financial stability… learn More about Bank of America Recognized for Support of Youth Mentoring and Employment
Nov 01, 2011
Homelessness, poverty, incarceration and drug addiction contribute to San Francisco’s 11.6% poverty rate. These crippling social problems impact not only the individuals experiencing them, but also surrounding communities… learn More about Working on Bikes to Break the Cycle of Poverty
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.