- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
- Grant Amount $150,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2009–December 31, 2009
- Location Flint, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint
About this grant
Flint Area Specialized Employment Services, Inc., provides employment training, placement, and support to Flint area residents seeking private sector jobs. The program prepares participants for the workforce with 19 days of intensive training, which focuses on the attitudinal prerequisites for successful entry-level employment. Since its inception in 2001, 1,487 area residents have successfully completed the Flint STRIVE program, with 88 percent of the graduates successfully placed in jobs. This grant will allow the program to provide services to 300 new clients in 2009, and follow-up support services to all existing clients.