The Community Foundation is seeking RFP applications from organizations that support inclusive career pathways in local economic growth sectors that provide quality jobs -- jobs that pay a living wage, offer meaningful benefits, predictable schedules, stable income, and worker engagement. The Foundation has a specific focus on supporting organizations that work with the following populations:
- BIPOC Populations (Black, Indigenous, and people of color)
- Returning Citizens
- Other underserved populations
RFP Priority Focus Areas:
The Foundation will accept grant proposals that focus on one or more of the following areas:
- Wraparound Supports – Funding to provide wrap around supports for low-income workers and job seekers that are needed for them to successfully participate in and complete skills based training/short-term vocational training programs for careers in industry growth sectors, and obtain and maintain quality jobs.
- Bioscience/Biomedical Careers – Occupations in bioscience/biomedical careers currently require a minimum of a four-year college degree and experiential learning beyond traditional classroom and laboratory environment. The Foundation will consider funding requests for programs supporting underrepresented students in STEM fields to enter bioscience/biomedical careers.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE AUG. 4, 2022.
For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE.