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Number of Grants Awarded to Employment Programs
969 Grants
Dollar Amount Awarded to Employment Programs
39.2 Million+

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Our partners are committed to helping young adults explore career options and learn workplace basics; assisting individuals gain the skills they need to secure family sustaining jobs; and stimulating the vitality of the inner city by supporting entrepreneurship. Our current Employment strategies include:

  • Employment Preparation;
  • Employment Advancement;
  • Small Business/Entrepreneurial Support for Job Creation.

Here are some examples of the metrics we use to measure success in Employment:

  • Program curriculum addresses barriers to employment;
  • Higher paying job or increased income;
  • Job creation.