What We Do2019-08-07T19:41:49+00:00

Our Goals and Objectives

The Funder Alliance’s strategic plan sets top-level goals that break down its mission into more specific issues where the Funder Alliance can set clear objectives:

Objective 1: Increase employer involvement and investment in work-based learning.

Objective 2: Increase employer investment in incumbent worker training.

Objective 1: Increase the use of shared data systems and alignment around metrics.

Objective 2: Increase systems alignment around career pathways.

Objective 3: Increase employer hiring from the workforce system.

Objective 1: Reduce the incidence of wage theft.

Objective 2: Increase the Number of Pioneer Employers.

Objective 3: Reduce discrimination barriers to entry-level jobs.

Types of Initiatives We Support

The Funder Alliance supports three types of initiatives to advance its goals and objectives:

Helping employers work together towards shared workforce goals, leading to changes in employer policies, behaviors and budgets.

Empowering workforce agencies, advocates and institutions to build a better regional career pathway system; focused on equity, driven by data, and delivering results for workers, businesses and communities.

Increasing access to quality jobs by supporting worker advocacy and co-investing with businesses in win-win solutions for themselves and their employees.

Initiatives We Support

Pro Path Fund

In 2015, the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance came together with [...]

Reimagine Retail

Reimagine Retail Chicagoland is a collaborative workforce development initiative [...]

Work-Based Learning Information Sessions

 The Funder Alliance produces an on-going series of information sessions on a variety of work-based learning programs. The four initial sessions were co-hosted with College and Career Access, Persistence and Success (CCAPS) and included an introduction to our Apprenticeship 2020 fund, Boot Camps 101, Expanding Diversity and Increasing Equity in Trades Apprenticeships and Policies in our local Apprenticeship system.

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