Guest Post: Acting as Agents for Change in the Era of COVID-19: Priorities for Funders of Workforce Initiatives

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2020 By Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP is Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications at the Kessler Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s comprehensive grant making program and its communications department. The Kessler Foundation drives positive change for people with disabilities Read more…

06/30/20 Webinar: Approaches to Virtual Work-based Learning and CTE: Practices and Considerations

Join Workforce Matters, Economic Opportunity Funders, Grantmakers for Thriving Youth, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Hispanics in Philanthropy, and Youth Transition Funders Group for a webinar exploring approaches to virtual work-based learning and career technical education. We will explore how programs around the country are adapting their approaches as Read more…

06/17/20 Webinar: Digital Inclusion 101: Who has internet access, why, and what can funders do about it?

Wednesday, June 17th 2:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm CT / 12:00 pm MT / 11:00 am PT / 8:00 am HST Remote learning and working are creating opportunity for some while widening the digital divide for others.  Workforce and economic opportunity funders have an opportunity to learn more about digital access and inclusion research and Read more…

05/28/20 Webinar: Towards an Equitable Response and Recovery – Grantmaking Strategy Under COVID-19

Thursday, May 28th Interested in learning more about how your peers are tackling the challenges of grantmaking in the COVID-19 era? Join Workforce Matters and our partners at the Children, Youth, and Family Funders Roundtable; Economic Opportunity Funders; NFG’s Funders for a Just Economy; Funders Together to End Homelessness; Grantmakers Read more…

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Immigrant Families and Communities: Recommendations for Philanthropic Action

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am PDT / 12:00 pm-1:30 pm CDT / 1:00 pm -2:30 pm EDT Webinar Learn from leaders in the immigrant rights movement on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic about how philanthropy must significantly increase grantmaking dollars, shift grantmaking practices, embrace risk, and Read more…