Weekly Workforce Roundup: September 26th – October 3rd, 2012

Happy Workforce Wednesday!

Sorry we’re a little late!

Here’s this week’s roundup–please add anything we missed by using the “comments” field.

Workforce Development In the News

Research and Reports

Tools and Resources

Funding Opportunities

  • The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation Secure Jobs Fund is a one-year demonstration project that will support two regional partnerships to secure employment for at least 150 adults from HomeBASE households, to develop a replicable model, and to inform state and federal policy regarding homelessness and employment. RFP has been released and proposals are due October 31, 2012.
  • @Scale STEM Pipeline initiative focused on workforce development and post-secondary credential attainment.  RFP has been released, and proposals are due October 25, 2012.
  • Pay for Success Pilot Projects: Grants awarded will fund pilots of a Pay for Success model which is an innovative funding strategy for achieving specific social service outcomes. Closing date is December 11, 2012.
  • Stand Down Grants: These grants provide an estimated 10,000 homeless veterans with opportunities to reintegrate into society.

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