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.*

CONTRACTORS DONATE

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DISADVANGATED WORKERS GET SKILLS TRAINING

If you are a disadvantaged worker interested in participating in this program, contact us so we can direct you to the right organization in your community.*

*Skills Builds Us! services are initially available only in Emerald Cities Collaborative cities, including Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, San Francisco and Seattle and throughout Rhode Island

HOW TO APPLY FOR NEEDED FUNDS ON BEHALF OF WORKERS

If you are a community training program administrator seeking financial help for a disadvantaged worker, woman or veteran, please download the form, fill it out and send to wangel@emeraldcities.org.. There are 3 Easy Steps to request support from Skills Build Us! – The Nation’s Construction Apprentice Assistance Program.

  • Send Assistance Request Form. Skills Build Us! accepts completed Assistance Request Forms from community-based and nonprofit organizations that provide pre-apprenticeship training or no-cost support services to disadvantaged individuals, women or veterans.
  • Emerald Cities Collaborative Evaluates the Assistance Request Form. Emerald Cities Collaborative evaluates the Assistance Request Form and follows up as necessary with the requesting organization.
  • Emerald Cities Collaborative Disburses Requested Support. Emerald Cities Collaborative, upon evaluation and validation of Assistance Request Form, will issue support.