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.
Sep 30, 2011
In Boston's knowledge-based economy, young people need both academic credentials and workplace skills to succeed. Studies have shown that summer jobs increase the employment, college-enrollment and earnings rates of participants after they graduate from high school… learn More about Building a Path to Career Success for Boston Youth
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
Sep 25, 2011
Local Charlotte students learn about the career opportunities that NASCAR offers… learn More about Providing a Real-World Math and Science Experience
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Announces $50 Million Three-Year Pledge to Education as a Path to Workforce Success
Jul 18, 2011
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced a goal to invest $50 million over the next three years toward education initiatives leading to economic self-sufficiency through employment… learn More about Bank of America Charitable Foundation Announces $50 Million Three-Year Pledge to Education as a Path to Workforce Success
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.