Build and preserve economic security and independence among low-income individuals and families.
- Increase the number of low-income New Yorkers who are placed in and retain jobs that support economic independence
- Increase the number of low-income New Yorkers enrolled in public benefits that complement work
- Enable vulnerable populations (e.g., the elderly) to remain in their own homes and communities, with a focus on systemic efforts to address barriers to independence
Change Capital Fund, a project of United Way of New York City
$250,000 (over two years)
To help support the New York City Change Capital Fund donor collaborative
City Futures, Inc.
To provide capacity building support to help influence workforce policy
The Financial Clinic
To help develop and formalize a capacity building toolkit to help workforce development organizations to integrate financial security building into their programs and staff competencies, and to help the cohort of WorkBOOSTNYC agencies jointly identify and address systemic to barriers to financial stability and career mobility
The HOPE Program, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To help support a job placement program to help New Yorkers living in poverty achieve economic self-sufficiency
Hunger Free America, Inc. (formerly New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Inc.)
To provide a final grant for general operating support of anti-poverty/anti-hunger work -- including community organizing, public education, promotion of access to benefits and services, policy advocacy, and the management of internship and volunteer programs
Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, Inc.
To provide support for JCCGCI capacity-building activities aimed at strengthening its programs and the services it provides to vulnerable populations
To help support and expand the work of the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN)
LEAP, Inc., dba Brooklyn Workforce Innovations
$50,000 (over fifteen months)
To help BWI enhance its marketing, communications, and outreach to reach the intended targets for its training programs
Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, Inc.
$120,000 (over two years)
To help support the Financial Empowerment Integration Model
New York City Employment and Training Coalition, Inc.
To provide support for the NYCETC's programs, communications, and planning
The New York Community Trust
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support the New York City Workforce Development Fund
Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc.
To support the Phipps Neighborhood Education and Learning Initiative in its continuing work building standardized education practices, structured program evaluation protocols, effective staff development, and a positive practitioners' culture among Phipps's teaching staff
Red Hook Initiative
To develop and launch RHI Institute, a comprehensive professional development program to give frontline staff the time and training necessary to advance within the organization
STRIVE International Inc. (formerly known as East Harlem Employment Service Inc.)
$37,500 (over fifteen months)
To increase the performance analysis and management capabilities of STRIVE - New York
Workforce Professionals Training Institute
$150,000 (over two years)
To provide support for training, consulting, and field-building and communications initiatives to strengthen workforce development programs, organizations, and systems in New York City
Year Up, Inc.
To support Year Up New York’s core professional training and internship program for disconnected young adults