July 25 News + Updates

Request for Information: Infrastructure Workforce Investments The White House recently announced the Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge, a nationwide call-to-action seeking commitments that support equitable workforce development in three sectors: Broadband, Construction, and Electrification (e.g., EV Charging Infrastructure and Battery Manufacturing). Are you making investments in infrastructure-related workforce initiatives? We want to hear from you!  Please take a moment Read more…

June 21 News + Updates

The Fund for Workforce Equity is now accepting applications! A new pooled fund organized by Workforce Matters members, The Fund for Workforce Equity will provide flexible resources and support to workforce development organizations seeking to pilot, adopt, and learn from new strategies as well as innovate on or extend existing strategies that center workers and learners of color in workforce policy and program Read more…

06/01 News + Updates

The Fund for Workforce Equity is now accepting applications! A new pooled fund organized by Workforce Matters members, The Fund for Workforce Equity will provide flexible resources and support to workforce development organizations seeking to pilot, adopt, and learn from new strategies as well as innovate on or extend existing strategies that center workers and learners of color in workforce policy and program Read more…

May 2 News + Updates

Application Deadline is May 6th! Racial Equity Learning Exchange A three-part intensive cohort for workforce grantmaking organizations Are you a leader in a workforce grantmaking organization that has committed to equity work? Are you navigating the tensions around introducing or implementing equity-focused policies and practices? Would you enjoy a peer Read more…

April 18 News + Updates

Application Deadline is May 1st – Racial Equity Learning Exchange A three-part intensive cohort for workforce grantmaking organizations Are you a leader in a workforce grantmaking organization that has committed to equity work? Are you navigating the tensions around introducing or implementing equity-focused policies and practices? Would you enjoy a peer learning network dedicated Read more…

April 1 News + Updates

Register Today! April 12 Funder-to-Funder Discussion on Community Colleges Join Workforce Matters Tuesday, April 12th at 2:00 pm eastern for a peer-to-peer conversation among 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 Read more…

Mar 11 News + Updates

Reminder: Fund for Workforce Equity 2022 Contributions Deadline Approaching Our 03/31 contribution deadline is rapidly approaching! Learn more about The Fund for Workforce Equity, let us know if you’re interested in potentially contributing, and encourage your nonprofit partners to join our email list for further information on funding opportunities later this spring. Contributors to date include: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Cognizant Foundation, Siemens Read more…

Feb 25 News + Updates

Our contribution deadline is rapidly approaching! Learn more about The Fund for Workforce Equity, let us know if you’re interested in potentially contributing, and encourage your nonprofit partners to join our email list for further information on funding opportunities later this spring. Apply Now: Workforce Matters Spring Learning Lab Starts April 7  This spring, Workforce Matters Read more…

Jan 28 News + Updates

Welcome to Our Newest
 Steering Committee Members! Please join us in welcoming our newest Steering Committee members: Abbey Carlton of Indeed, Patti Constantakis of Walmart.org, Dr. Lauren N. King of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Jen Racho of the Northwest Area Foundation. In addition, congratulations to Elizabeth Cheung of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Kermit Kaleba of the Lumina Foundation, Elaine Katz of the Read more…