March 29 News + Updates

what we’re up to  2021 Budget and Policy Series Join Workforce Matters along with our colleagues at the Economic Opportunity Funders network for our upcoming 2021 Budget and Policy Series. During this three-part series, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about: Key provisions in the federal budget and recovery package; Read more…

Registration is now open! Spring 2021 Learning Labs

Click Here to Apply This spring, Workforce Matters will launch two new peer-to-peer learning labs facilitated by Clair Watson Minson of Sandra Grace LLC to serve as communities of practice for grantmakers working to implement ideas and strategies inspired by A Racial Equity Framework for Workforce Development Funders. The first learning Read more…

March 8 News + Updates

what we’re up to Lessons Learned & Key Takeaways from our Inaugural Peer-to-Peer Learning Labs In the Fall of 2020, Workforce Matters launched three peer-to-peer Learning Labs which provided a table for funders to come together to share information about their own grant making, discuss tough questions, and explore strategies Read more…

Dec 18 News + Updates

what we’re up to Congratulations to our newest Steering Committee members! Please join us in welcoming our newest Steering Committee members: Monique Baptiste, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Laura Burgher, Annie E. Casey Foundation Isa Ellis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Jennifer LaForest, Holloway Family Foundation Kristen Titus, Cognizant US Foundation Read more…

Dec 4 News + Updates

what we’re up to Insights from Our Members In our newest guest post, Robin Kramer of The Smidt Foundation discusses findings from two studies the Foundation commissioned through its Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Initiative: A JFF landscape of high school trades education in all 50 states, and nationwide opinion research from NORC Read more…