Who we are


Skills Build Us! – The Nation’s Construction Apprentice Assistance Program – is a nonprofit partnership between LCPtracker, Inc. and Emerald Cities Collaborative. The program is designed to help ease the construction industry’s skilled labor shortage while paving the way for disadvantaged workers in our communities to transition into construction careers.

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Why donate now?

Make a tax-deductible donation today to help create the next generation of skilled workers by helping a disadvantaged worker, woman or veteran begin a high-wage career in construction. Skills Build Us! – The Nation’s Construction Apprentice Assistance Program – helps address the financial barriers facing workers who are seeking entry to state-approved apprenticeship programs but are unable to cover the cost of initiation fees, tools, boots, or other expenses.

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How this works


Community-based organizations link workers to needed funds

It’s easy for community-based and nonprofit organizations that work with disadvantaged workers, women or veterans to request financial support from the Skills Build Us! program – support that will enable workers in the community to pursue a rewarding, family-sustaining career in construction through apprenticeship.

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Make a tax-deductible donation now!