Inclusive Hiring Partners

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Community Betterment Foundation
Program Area:
Golden LEAF Opportunities for Work Initiative
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF Opportunities for Work grant is to provide funding to Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce to establish the Equity Employer Partnership Program (EEPP) to build a consortium of organizations working together to link adults who have significant employment barriers to high-demand, high-wage jobs in construction, manufacturing, and health services. The program will coordinate with local partners, including the SPARK Foundation, Community Action Opportunities, AHA, and A-B Tech to provide training and intensive wraparound support services utilizing the Recovery to Work model and certified peer support specialists. Golden LEAF funds will be used for staffing, travel, marketing and outreach, career readiness software, training and curriculum development, and supplies and equipment.

Ms. Samantha ColePO Box 1010Asheville, North Carolina 28802(828) 258-6128
Areas Served:

Any project more than a couple of years old may not reflect current Board priorities.
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