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.


A woman and student working on a computer at the Charles R. Drew Charter School

A community-led renewal in Atlanta

Dec 27, 2013

Bank of America and the East Lake Foundation work together to provide teens with workforce training and placement within the Villages of East Lake…  learn More about A community-led renewal in Atlanta

After School Matters

Shaping Chicago's future, one student at a time

Oct 01, 2013

After School Matters has reached over 100,000 Chicago students and become a nationally recognized model for introducing students to the workforce…  learn More about Shaping Chicago's future, one student at a time

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A Spark After 90 Years

Oct 01, 2013

United Way of the Bay Area is celebrating its 90th anniversary. It continues to develop innovative programming with partners like Opportunity Junction…  learn More about A Spark After 90 Years

Connecting communities with jobs

Aug 15, 2013

SER Jobs for Progress is helping people achieve self-sufficiency and financial stability in Houston…  learn More about Connecting communities with jobs

A librarian in Boston, Massachusetts helps children participate in a summer reading program that rewards them with tickets to a Red Sox game.

Partnering to Keep Kids Reading Throughout the Summer

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

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

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