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Ford Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Greater New Orleans Foundation (4/01/11)

Mott Foundation Awards $995,000 to Association of Community Colleges for Business Incubator Project (2/06/11)

White House Announces Startup America Partnership (2/01/11)

Kauffman, Ciocca Foundations Announce Partnership to Stimulate Economic Growth (1/24/11)

Knight Foundation Awards $2 Million to Fund for Our Economic Future (1/16/11)

University of Massachusetts Lowell Receives $5 Million to Launch Merrimack Valley 'Sandbox' Initiative (12/14/10)

Fasenmyer Foundation Awards $1 Million to JumpStart, Inc. (6/13/10)

Ford Foundation Launches $200 Million Initiative to Support Metropolitan Regions (5/19/20)

Knight Foundation Awards $5 Million to Boost Detroit Economy (11/06/09)

Foundations a Catalyst for Pittsburgh's Economic Recovery (8/18/09)

Pohlad Family Foundation Pledges Up to $20 Million to Help Minnesota Businesses, Families (8/17/09)

Wal-Mart Foundation Awards $5.7 Million for Creation of Green Jobs (2/04/09)

Research Reports in PubHub

How Can California Spur Job Creation?
Public Policy Institute of California, February 2011

Partnering With Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals
Urban Institute, December 2010

Shifting Gears: State Innovation to Advance Workers and the Economy in the Midwest
Joyce Foundation, July 2010

Tuning In to Local Labor Markets: Findings From the Sectoral Employment Impact Study
Public/Private Ventures, July 2010

The Importance of Startups in Job Creation and Job Destruction
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, July 2010

A Pathway to Clean Jobs and Prosperity: State Policies for Helping Low-Income Families Build Clean Energy Careers
Working Poor Families Project, June 2010

Low-Skill Workers' Access to Quality Green Jobs
Urban Institute, May 2010

High-Growth Firms and the Future of the American Economy
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, March 2010

Growing Pennsylvania's High-Tech Economy: Choosing Effective Investments
Good Jobs First, January 2010

Building Opportunity: How States Can Leverage Capital and Infrastructure Investments to Put Working Families on a Path to Good Jobs
Working Poor Families Project, January 2010

The Economic Development and Workforce Development Systems
Surdna Foundation, December 2009

A Foot in the Door: Using Alternative Staffing Organizations to Open Up Opportunities for Disadvantaged Workers
Public/Private Ventures, January 2009

Related Grants

$2,050,000 to the National Employment Law Project from the Ford Foundation, 2011
For general support to promote policies and programs that create good jobs, strengthen upward mobility, enforce worker rights and improve programs for unemployed

$600,500 to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development by the Joyce Foundation, 2009
For continuation of the RISE Initiative, a state policy reform effort to create career pathways for low-skilled adults that will lead to employment in high-demand jobs

$500,000 to Green for All from the Surdna Foundation, 2010
For general support for to focus on advocating for a green economy, strengthening local infrastructure, and building a movement to promote green jobs and the environment in select urban centers throughout the United States

$300,000 to the Urban Entrepreneurship Partnership from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2009
For general operations for minority entrepreneurship efforts in Detroit, MI as part of UEP Detroit 150 program

$200,000 to Ella Baker Center for Human Rights by the California Endowment, 2010
For the Green-Collar Jobs Campaign

$125,000 to Jobs Now Coalition from the Minneapolis Foundation, 2008
For Rural Route to Change, a campaign for promoting higher wages and providing economic development and workforce development tools for organizations serving low-income people in Greater Minnesota

$145,000 to Urban Habitat from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, 2009
To build resident leadership in low-income communities in Oakland and San Francisco to advocate for equitable jobs and housing policies

$100 ,000 to PolicyLink from the Prudential Foundation, 2008
To create, develop, and support job training programs that prepare Newark residents for jobs in designated growth industries

$75,000 to the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, 2008
For National Transitional Jobs Network, coalition of organizations supporting field of transitional or temporary employment
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