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Partners Reap Results with Career Training Model

Posted on July 13, 2018

Grand Rapids Business Journal

A career-training program founded in 2006 quietly has been building a network of partners and services to meet two needs—workforce development and income security for underemployed and unemployed adults. Grand Rapids-based West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) started its adult career-training program in 2006, a year after the nonprofit was formed.

Topics: community development, education & training, impact investing, workforce development, career training

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Topics: community development, education & training, impact investing, workforce development, career training

Kellogg Funds Two-Generation Upskill Training Grant

Posted on January 1, 2017

WorkLife Partnership, a WorkLab Founding Member, has received a two-year grant from The W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Two-Generation Upskilling. WorkLife's Upskill training creates a customized plan that aligns with both the existing workforce and the organization's goals. By proactively investing resources into their workforces, companies can increase employee skills and satisfaction, as well as engagement and retention.

Topics: WorkLab investors, education & training, impact investing, career training

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Topics: WorkLab investors, education & training, impact investing, career training