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  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2003–March 31, 2004
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The project focuses on three related strategies: a series of reports on effective workforce development practices; a round of regional workshops on crucial issues facing the field; and a program of small grants for testing new operating structures and methods.Funding will support objectives that include increasing the organization’s capacity to offer more workshops; developing curricula for local and state coalition workforce training institutes; publishing six reports and guides; offering a variety of workshops; and launching a second practitioners’ assessment.Recent accomplishments included releasing a new training video and guide; publishing several reports; offering 13 workshops throughout the United States; providing ongoing guidance and technical assistance to grantees; and organizing the first Practitioners’ Assessment Initiative with five New York workforce development organizations.