11/30 Event: Workforce Grantmaking in Native + Indigenous Communities Peer to Peer Discussion

Does your foundation make grants to support workforce development in Native or Indigenous communities? Are you interested in expanding collaboration with and support for Native and Indigenous communities? Connect with Workforce Matters and peer grantmakers to share strategies and lessons learned as well as new ideas. Please join us Tuesday, November Read more…

Resource Collection: Workforce Matters Racial Equity Resources Hub

In 2017, the Steering Committee of Workforce Matters took a step back from business-as-usual and launched our multi-year, ongoing racial equity journal. Since that time, we’ve convened several working groups, revamping our Mission and Vision, hosted a series of webinars featuring a race-explicit examination of workforce policies and practices, released Read more…

2022-2024 Steering Committee Nominations are Now Open!

Workforce Matters is accepting nominations for our Steering Committee now through December 3, 2021. Steering Committee members serve two-year terms and provide oversight and strategic direction for the activities of the Workforce Matters network. Please consider applying to serve if you’re interested in: Suggesting topics for future learning opportunities and events Getting to Read more…

Rethinking the Lexicon of Workforce Development: A Conversation with the Cognizant Foundation

The Cognizant Foundation was founded in 2018 to inspire, educate and prepare people of all ages to succeed in the workforce of today and tomorrow. The foundation serves historically excluded communities through the delivery of industry-relevant education, technical skills training programs and critical research needed to modernize workforce education, training Read more…

Apply Today! Fall 2021 Learning Lab Now Accepting Applications

This fall, Workforce Matters will launch a new peer-to-peer learning lab facilitated by Clair Watson Minson of Sandra Grace LLC to serve as a community of practice for grantmakers working to implement ideas and strategies inspired by A Racial Equity Framework for Workforce Development Funders. Our new learning lab will focus on Read more…