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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, 2010–September 30, 2011
  • Location Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This renewal grant will support the ongoing work of the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, together with Prima Civitas, to build the Mid-Michigan regional development coalition and initiatives, and provide increased strategic support and technical assistance to the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth during leadership transitions. In addition, this renewal grant will enable the grantee to carry forward crucial state policy agendas begun during its work with the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth, including providing strategic support for Earn and Learn, a planned sectoral career training program for the jobless in Michigan. The grantee will also continue to enhance the state’s policy commitment and financial investment in adult learning, and advocate for training and education as a key lever for job creation and economic recovery in Michigan.