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Goodwill Awarded NYS Workforce Development Grant

Goodwill of WNY is proud to announce that it will receive a $862,500:grant through the NYS Office of Strategic Development's third round of the Workforce Development Capital and Pay for Performance programs for its Goodskills Career Builder initiative. The grants, awarded to seventeen projects statewide, support employer-driven, high-skilled workforce training programs and reward innovative approaches and best practices that reduce the barriers to participation for high-need communities.

Goodwill’s Goodskills Career Builder is a partner-driven career pipeline preparing people of color, people living in or near poverty, and un- or under-employed individuals for further training and career opportunities in the technology and manufacturing industries. Developed to meet industry-specific training needs, the program provides in-depth workforce readiness skills, certifications, career development and post-placement support for up to three years.

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