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…

01/26 Virtual Info Session: The Fund for Workforce Equity

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. Interested in learning more? Click here for additional information and consider joining us for a 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…

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…

08/11 Webinar: Job Quality in 2021: Implications for Funders from the Gallup Great Jobs Survey

NFG’s Funders for a Just Economy, Economic Opportunity Funders, and Workforce Matters invites you to a webinar sharing the latest data and implications from Gallup’s Great Jobs survey, an in-depth survey of nearly 8,000 adults shedding light on the impact of COVID on the labor force, and in particular job Read more…