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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…

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…

06/14 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…

Recap: Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Community College Grantmaking

On April 12th, Workforce Matters – in collaboration with our colleagues at Grantmakers for Education – convened a group of funders to discuss community college grantmaking strategies, with a focus on approaches that expand access, promote student success, and ensure that student investments in community college education meet individual needs Read more…

Recap: Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Youth Workforce Grantmaking

Over the course of the global pandemic, millions of youth and young adults have seen their plans for the future severely disrupted. Internships and summer jobs were cancelled, community youth programs hit pause, and virtual schooling was frequently a poor stand-in for in-person classes. Younger workers were more likely to Read more…

04/12 Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Community Colleges

Join us Tuesday, April 12th at 2:00 pm eastern for a peer-to-peer conversation with grantmakers investing in community colleges. During this one-hour, informal Zoom meeting, you’ll have an opportunity to network with colleagues, ask questions, and exchange information about your work. We’ll be joined by guests from the ECMC Foundation and Ralph C. Read more…

02/24 Funder-to-Funder Discussion: Youth Workforce Grantmaking

Thursday, 02/24 at 2:30 pm ET We’re kicking off our 2022 funder-to-funder discussion series on February 24th with a conversation about youth workforce development grantmaking. During this one-hour, informal Zoom meeting, you’ll have an opportunity to network with colleagues, ask questions, and exchange information about your work. Ranita Jain of Read more…