The Angell Foundation

The Angell Foundation’s approach is grantmaking with compassion and the belief that every person deserves the chance to reach their full potential. The Foundation focuses on projects with a long term impact. Grants typically average between $50,000 and $100,000.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children and young people with respect to their educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

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US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration: Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities A Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions (FOA-ETA-22-13)

This announcement solicits applications for the WORC Initiative for grants serving the Appalachian and Delta regions.

The purpose of this program is to create economic mobility, address historic inequities for marginalized communities of color and other underserved and underrepresented communities and produce high-quality employment for workers in impacted ARC and DRA regions, enabling them to remain and thrive in these communities. The WORC Initiative is designed to address persistent economic distress by aligning community-led economic and workforce development strategies and activities to ensure long-term economic resilience and enable dislocated and other workers in the regions to succeed in current and future job opportunities.

Awards are between $150,000 and $1,500,000.

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US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration: Good Jobs Challenge (EDA-HDQ-ARPGJ-2021-2006964)

US Department of Commerce Good Jobs Challenge (EDA-HDQ-ARPGJ-2021-2006964) is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs.

EDA anticipates making approximately 25 to 50 awards under this ARPA Jobs Training NOFO and scaling awards as appropriate to the proposed geographic, industry, and worker role coverage of a given regional system. Awards will range between $1,000,000 and $25,000,000.

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ECMC Foundation

The ECMC Foundation primarily makes grants in two areas, career readiness and college success. The Foundation makes investments up to $1,000,000.

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Caterpillar Foundation

The Caterpillar Foundation focuses on the complementary human, natural and basic services infrastructure needed for individuals to thrive and communities to be resilient. Grants are typically up to $25,000.

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Citi Foundation

Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress program is a job skills-building initiative that addresses the persistent, global issue of youth unemployment. Grants average between $100,000 and $300,000, though can be larger. Applicants must have IRS 501c (3) status or an international equivalent, or they must be a registered school, university, or government entity.

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Change Happens Foundation

The mission of Change Happens Foundation is to act as a meaningful catalyst for progressive and secular social change. Support is provided to programs that educate and prepare students for bright futures. Projects are funded up to $25,000.

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