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Gulf Coast Alternative Staffing Project

Public/Private Ventures

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $199,495
  • Grant Period January 1, 2010–December 31, 2010
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Geographic Focus Louisiana

About this grant

Over the past three years, Public/Private Ventures has managed an effort to launch three alternative staffing organizations in Louisiana’s Gulf Coast region, an area that is still recovering from the aftereffects of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Alternative staffing organizations, which are temporary staffing firms owned and operated by community-based agencies, have the potential to bridge the gap between the needs of employers and employees. With this renewal grant, the grantee will continue to support, manage, and evaluate the implementation of the three alternative staffing projects.