Foster Forward Awarded Governor’s Workforce Board Innovative Partnership Grant

Foster Forward Awarded Governor’s Workforce Board Innovative Partnership Grant

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Governor Chafee Announces $1.75M in GWB Innovative Partnership Grants. Foster Forward was one of 13 awardees to receive grants to connect employers and educational providers to develop Opportunities for unemployed and underemployed Rhode Islanders. Using the Works Wonders model, Foster Forward will be serving 50 youth in or who have aged out of foster care to build work ready skills and have test those skills in a work experience. Foster Forward is incredibly excited to be partnering with the following business: Ocean State Job Lot, Howley Bread Group, LaSalle Bakery, Econotel, Goldencrest Nursing Center, The Dog House, Burlington Coat Factory, & Cvs Pharmacy (Newport Ave).