• National Skills Coalition
    $1,000,000 through November, 2023

    to support a network of workforce development stakeholders to advance federal and state policies that support people in accessing good jobs.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • MDRC
    $1,250,000 through December, 2026

    to serve as a developmental evaluation partner to the Opportunity Youth Initiative in Los Angeles.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • California Budget & Policy Center
    $500,000 through December, 2023

    to advance state policies addressing the barriers to career opportunities and economic mobility, with an emphasis on youth ages 16-24 (opportunity youth) through evidence-based research and analysis.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • Coalition for Responsible Community Development
    $700,000 through November, 2024

    to increase the college and career readiness of youth aging out of foster care and to build out an alumni engagement and post-hire supports program for opportunity youth in South Los Angeles.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • International Youth Foundation
    $2,000,000 through July, 2025

    to develop a workforce program that braids together federal and municipal resources for OY in Mexico City.

    Opportunity Youth International Awarded: November, 2021
  • The Greater New Orleans Foundation
    $300,000 through November, 2022

    to support capacity building of OY-serving organizations.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • New Orleans Career Center
    $1,350,000 through December, 2024

    for development of healthcare training and healthcare, hospitality, or engineering/manufacturing bridge programs for 385 opportunity youth.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • Foundation for Louisiana
    $100,000 through December, 2023

    to document Louisiana advocacy learnings and outcomes and provide consulting support to the Louisiana workforce coalition.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education
    $100,000 through August, 2022

    to support a planning grant to incorporate youth into SCOPE-LA's workforce policy and organizing work.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021
  • New Ways To Work Inc.
    $235,000 through November, 2022

    to support a statewide collaborative to develop a coordinated workforce strategy for opportunity youth. As part of the planning process, a three-year strategic plan will be developed.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2021