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Bank of America Awards $457,000 To Support Workforce Development and Education Needs
Posted on 7/23/2013 by Ms. Deborah O'Brien of Bank of America
Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $457,500 to nonprofits to help connect the unemployed, veterans, youth and those with disabilities to training and employment opportunities.
“Supporting nonprofit organizations that connect people to jobs and skills is part of our efforts to help improve the financial lives of individuals and customers in the communities we serve,” said Thomas C. Woodward, Pennsylvania market president, Bank of America.
Receiving grants: Free Library of Phila., Junior Achievement, Tech Impact, Center for Literacy, City Year, Community College of Phila., Congreso de Latinas Unidos, Energy Coordinating Agency of Phila., Entrepreneur Works Fund, Franklin Institute, Girl Scouts, Greater Phila. Hispanic Chamber, JEVS Human Services, Junior Achievement, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Phila. Education Fund, Teach for America, University City District, Urban League of Phila., Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and Phila. Freedom Valley YMCA.
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Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $395,000 To Philadelphia Area Nonprofits
Posted on 11/20/2012 by Ms. Deborah O'Brien of Bank of America
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $395,000 to 16 nonprofits offering job training and education programs that help connect the unemployed, underemployed, veterans, youth and those with disabilities with employment opportunities.
“Bank of America recognizes that jobs and education play a critical role in advancing economic development, and we continue to look for ways to support innovative programs connecting the unemployed and underemployed with employment success,” said Thomas C. Woodward, Pennsylvania president for Bank of America.
Nonprofits receiving grants are Energy Coordinating Agency, Philadelphia Academies, Inc., Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Center for Literacy, City Year, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Entrepreneur Works Fund, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber, JEVS Human Services, Mural Arts Program, Npower PA, Philadelphia Education Fund, Urban League of Philadelphia, Teach for America, YMCA and Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians.