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…

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…

Blog Post: Workforce Grantmaking in Tribal Nations and Indigenous Communities

In late November, with leadership from member Jen Racho of the Northwest Area Foundation, Workforce Matters hosted a peer-to-peer conversation for funders supporting or interested in supporting workforce development in Tribal nations and Indigenous communities. The group was able to share grantmaking experiences and interests as well as what they Read more…

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…

09/29 International Workforce Grantmaking Discussion

Does your organization make workforce development grants outside the United States? Interested in connecting with peer grantmakers to compare notes and lessons learned from your investments? Please join us Wednesday, September 29th at 1:30 pm central for an informal discussion via Zoom among international workforce funders. Space is limited. This Read more…