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WorkLab Innovations Receives Kellogg Grant to Expand Sustainable Workforce Model

Posted on December 7, 2017

WorkLab Innovations, LLC has received a $775,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to replicate its Sustainable Workforce Model in three major U.S. cities. Through the grant, the national nonprofit will leverage its successes in its founding member sites to implement its groundbreaking program in Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit.

Topics: scaling the Model, sustainable workforce model, WorkLab investors, workforce support, community development, impact investing, workforce development, good jobs

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Topics: scaling the Model, sustainable workforce model, WorkLab investors, workforce support, community development, impact investing, workforce development, good jobs

Work-Life Navigation Goes National

Posted on March 27, 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation

We all try to bring our best selves to work every day, but sometimes life gets in the way. For those of us fortunate enough to have access to networks and resources, “life” can often be easily managed with a few phone calls or transactions. For the 42 percent of the workforce making less than $15 per hour, a broken down car, snow day from your kids’ school, or health emergency can mean lost wages or even a lost job, which further harms the individual, family, and employer.

Topics: scaling the Model, sustainable workforce model, WorkLab investors, workforce support, impact investing, workforce development, good jobs

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Topics: scaling the Model, sustainable workforce model, WorkLab investors, workforce support, impact investing, workforce development, good jobs

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