Grantee Spotlight

Our Fund awards grants to support strategies that address the region’s economic priorities in the areas of job creation, job preparation and job access. Since 2004, the Fund’s grants have supported strategies that:

  • strengthen the region’s capacity to attract businesses,
  • expand targeted industry clusters,
  • promote minority business growth,
  • support high-growth-potential startups,
  • increase the innovation capacity of mid- to small-sized manufacturers,
  • enhance the effectiveness of workforce development systems, and
  • promote more effective regional planning and more efficient local government

Organizations and initiatives that have received support from the Fund include:

Job Creation Job Preparation Job Access