HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) announced more than $1million in grants to support Connecticut workforce development training and educational programs at the Legislative Office Building on Wednesday, Feb. 27.
HARTFORD, CT -- Several nonprofits and state colleges are splitting more than $1 million in grants from a quasi-public funder to spur workforce development in Connecticut. The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA), an agency that lends tax-exempt capital to nonprofits, on Wednesday awarded several grants aimed at expanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programming and job training in the state.
HARTFORD, CT -- The CHEFA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the FY 2019 Targeted Grant Award recipients.
HARTFRORD, CT -- Capital Workforce Partners (CWP), the state's workforce development board in north central Connecticut, said it received a $98,000 grant from Travelers Foundation to improve data-sharing platforms that spread awareness about at-risk youths.
HARTFORD, CT -- While experts say the Malloy administration has made progress on those workforce goals over the past eight years, challenges remain — a point the governor himself concedes as he enters his final four months in office. While Connecticut's workforce remains highly educated and productive, many industries report difficulties filling positions, including manufacturing, construction, transportation and logistics and health care, to name a few.
HARTFORD, CT -- More than 1,000 youths in Greater Hartford will begin working under a summer career readiness program aimed at training young people for jobs in high-demand sectors. The Capital City contributed $1 million to the program, while the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving provided more than $400,000. The state, its labor unit department and the American Savings Foundation and other groups also provided funding for the workforce program.