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July 25 News + Updates

Request for Information: Infrastructure Workforce Investments The White House recently announced the Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge, a nationwide call-to-action seeking commitments that support equitable workforce development in three sectors: Broadband, Construction, and Electrification (e.g., EV Charging Infrastructure and Battery Manufacturing). Are Read more…

June 21 News + Updates

The Fund for Workforce Equity is now accepting applications! A new pooled fund organized by Workforce Matters members, The Fund for Workforce Equity will provide flexible resources and support to workforce development organizations seeking to pilot, adopt, and learn from new strategies as well as Read more…

Mark your calendars and make plans to join Workforce Matters for our first-ever national convening this fall! Learn more...


The Fund for Workforce Equity is a new pooled fund organized by Workforce Matters to spark innovative strategies to center workers and learners of color in the design and implementation of workforce policies and programs.

Our 2022 funding round is now open! Visit The Fund for Workforce Equity website for more information and submit your application by July 31, 2022.

In addition, a recording of our June 16th Applicant Webinar is now available in the Workforce Matters video archives.

About Workforce Matters

Workforce Matters is a national network of grantmakers that draws on expert and practitioner knowledge and works together to strengthen workforce development philanthropy such that it empowers workers, learners, and job seekers to realize their full potential; dismantles inequities based on race, gender, ability, and other individual characteristics; and advances equitable education and employment outcomes for youth and adults.

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