The following list represents our currently funded initiatives.


Focus Area

Building 21

Building 21 designs, implements and operates innovative new career pathway high schools in partnership with school districts to meet the present needs and future goals of all learners by empowering networks of learners to connect with their potential career passions. Students begin their exploration in their first year and, as they move through high school, connect with more extensive and intensive opportunities to pursue their chosen pathways.

Career Pathways

$675,000 / 2 years

Center for Employment Opportunities

Effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women under criminal justice supervision.

Career Pathways

$250,000 / 12 monhts

Community College of Philadelphia Foundation: P-TECH

P-TECH Philly Planning Grant

Career Pathways

$100,000 / 1 year

EducationWorks: PowerCorps PHL

On the job training for disconnected youth with the goal of preparing them for employment and/or college.

Career Pathways

$500,000 / 1 year

First Step Staffing

Working to secure sustainable income for individuals transitioning from homelessness, including veterans, those that have been previously incarcerated, and those with other barriers to employment.

Career Pathways

$200,000 / 12 months

GreenLight Fund Philadelphia

Fund III to scout and import three additional portfolio organizations to improve educational outcomes and quality of life indicators for low-income populations in Philadelphia.

Career Pathways

$500,000 / 4 years


Expand registered apprenticeships in healthcare, IT, hospitality and building trades

Career Pathways

$150,000 / 1 year

JEVS: Reentry

Reentry Boot Camp, comprehensive assessment, employment placement, and case management and retention support services.

Career Pathways

$500,000 / 1 year

Jobs For the Future, Inc

Support for work to organize educational system with employment opportunities

Career Pathways

$500,000 / 3years

Legacy Youth Tennis

Junior Instructor/Youth Employment Project

Career Pathways

$100,000 / 2 years

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Photo: YouthBuild Philadelphia