Grantee Profile

National Skills Coalition

Grants to National Skills Coalition

  • $75,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Skills Coalition is a public policy research and advocacy organization that aims to raise the skills of America’s workforce, with a special emphasis on working across policy domains and connecting federal and state advocacy efforts. It will use this grant to identify and map points of intersection between employment and community development policies and systems, and create recommendations that will inform neighborhood revitalization policy and practice.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support a national coalition of local workforce development leaders seeking to improve federal welfare, job training, and higher education policies (over two years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To develop the Workforce Alliance, a national coalition of workforce development practitioners to advocate for the employment and training needs of low-income people (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Skills Coalition $375,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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