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Building the Capacity of Michigan's Workforce System

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2006–September 30, 2007
  • Location Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant will enable the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce to continue building mid-Michigan’s regional workforce development capacity through a series of initiatives that include creating a small business development infrastructure; reflecting on lessons learned in reshaping the state’s workforce policy; implementing the federally funded Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development initiative; and evaluating an alternative staffing pilot in Flint designed to facilitate jobs for the hard-to-employ. Funding includes a grant increase to assist with the launch of the workforce development initiative.Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, established in 1991, works to help communities thrive in a knowledge and skill-driven economy.