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 you making investments in infrastructure-related workforce initiatives? We want to hear from you!  Please take a moment Read more…

Request for Information: Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge

The White House recently kicked-off the Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge to prepare workers for jobs that help rebuild American infrastructure and supply chains, sustain the recovery, and promote steady and stable growth. The Challenge is a nationwide call-to-action for employers, education and training providers, states, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, Read more…

Further Together Registration is Now Open!

Advancing Equity Through Workforce Philanthropy November 14-16 2022 | Washington, DC Learn More + Register Join your fellow workforce development grantmakers this fall for Further Together: Advancing Equity Through Workforce Philanthropy, a unique three-day gathering featuring nine workshops, two plenaries, opportunities to learn from more than a dozen experts, and 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 innovate on or extend existing strategies that center workers and learners of color in workforce policy and program Read more…

Recap: Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Workforce Grantmaking in AAPI Communities

On May 25, during Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Workforce Matters hosted a peer-to-peer conversation for funders supporting or interested in supporting workforce development in AAPI communities.   Bryan Malong from Tipping Point Community in San Francisco kicked off the conversation by sharing Tipping Point’s learning journey while Read more…

07/07 Webinar: Bridging Workforce Development and Worker Power

Workforce Matters members are cordially invited to a worker center panel and strategy conversation on linking workforce development, grassroots worker power, and racial and economic justice. In this important and evolving nexus for action, worker centers are leading with new and innovative developments, redefining the field of workforce development nationally.  Read more…

06/01 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 innovate on or extend existing strategies that center workers and learners of color in workforce policy and program Read more…

06/14 Webinar: Why & How to Share Your Grants Data with Candid

Economic Opportunity Funders (EOF) and Workforce Matters have partnered with Candid to gain real-time giving insights. Are you sharing your grant data with Candid? When you become part of the community of funders dedicated to sharing their data and telling their stories, you benefit the broader field of philanthropy locally, regionally, and globally. When you submit data Read more…

05/25 Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Workforce Grantmaking in AAPI Communities

Wednesday, 05/25 at 1:00 pm ET Join Workforce Matters in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a peer-to-peer funder discussion about workforce grantmaking in AAPI communities. During this one-hour, informal Zoom meeting, you’ll have an opportunity to network with colleagues, ask questions, and exchange information about your Read more…