Clowes Fund

This Foundation funds within four Focus Areas of which one is Workforce Development. New grantees are only being accepted in two focus areas currently: Workforce Development and Immigrant Services.

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Ralph C. Wilson Jr Foundation

This Foundation focuses within its specified geography and on four Areas of Focus, including “Preparing for Success” which includes workforce development programs and organizations. Open application process.

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Robin Hood Foundation

This Foundation partners exclusively with New York City not-for-profit organizations in multiple areas with a focus on lifting families out of poverty. Workforce Development is a recognized tactic towards that goal.

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Northwest Area Foundation

This foundation supports job training that leads to high-paying jobs specifically within Native American communities as well as programs that train communities of color, immigrants, refugees, and people in rural areas.

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Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

This foundation supports economic justice as part of its social justice work, which could include job training programs for populations that have traditionally been excluded from craft careers.

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Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Supports “ideas and solutions designed to imrove education, boost entrepreneurship, and help communities and individuals thrive.” Career and Employment Readiness is a major portion of the funder’s Education focus. Very strong preference for Greater Kansas City Metro Area.

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