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Alternative Staffing Employment and Enterprise Outcomes

Emerge Community Development

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2008–December 31, 2009
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, United States
  • Geographic Focus Minneapolis

About this grant

Alternative staffing organizations put the staffing services model to work for job candidates who face labor market barriers. They have a dual goal of providing job brokering for workers who face barriers to employment, as well as delivering staffing services for customers who need workers. This grant will provide funds for Emerge Community Development to participate in an evaluation of job placement outcomes for clients of four alternative staffing organizations, including a comparison with hard-to-employ clients of conventional staffing firms.