Entries by CareerEdge

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative receives a $71,000 grant from Truist Foundation to Upskill Workers

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative receives a $71,000 grant from Truist Foundation to Upskill Workers Sarasota, Fla., (Jan. 17, 2024) – CareerEdge Funders Collaborative today announced it received a $71,000 grant from Truist Foundation to assist the skills and earning capacity of its community members by providing them with an opportunity to obtain the necessary training and […]

Empowerment Through Education: CareerEdge Funders Collaborative offers Tuition-Free HVAC Training Opportunity

Empowerment Through Education: CareerEdge Funders Collaborative offers Tuition-Free HVAC Training Opportunity SARASOTA, FL (November 8, 2023) — CareerEdge is proud to announce an innovative initiative to address the growing demand for skilled HVAC technicians in our community. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton area has the fifth highest concentration of jobs […]

CareerEdge Partners with Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation to Strengthen Local Workforce Development Initiative

CareerEdge Partners with Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation to Strengthen Local Workforce Development Initiative Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida (September 5, 2023) – CareerEdge, the workforce development initiative led by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a significant grant from Barancik Foundation. This grant will assist unemployed and underemployed individuals unable to adequately earn livable […]

Introducing a Breakthrough Opportunity: Free Construction and Electrical Fast Track Training Program

SARASOTA, FL (August 22, 2023) — The shortage of skilled workers in the construction and electrical sectors has created a pressing need for accessible training initiatives. In response to the growing demand for skilled professionals, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is launching a basic construction and […]

CareerEdge Receives $125,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation to Enhance Local Workforce Development Effort

CareerEdge Receives $125,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation to Enhance Local Workforce Development Effort Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida (July 12, 2023) – CareerEdge, the workforce development initiative led by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a substantial $125,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation. This generous grant, supported by the esteemed A. Hamilton […]

CareerEdge and Local Auto Partners Unite for Tuition-Free Auto Lube Technician Training

CareerEdge and Local Auto Partners Unite for Tuition-Free Auto Lube Technician Training When: June 6 – August 30, 2023, Tuesday-Thursday 5:30 – 9:00 pm Where: Suncoast Technical College, 4748 S Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233 Apply today: https://careeredgefunders.org/bridges-to-careers/ (April 13, 2023) Sarasota, FL.: CareerEdge is partnering with Suncoast Technical College (STC), local automotive groups, and […]

CareerEdge’s Workforce Efforts Result in $4.6 million Economic Impact

CareerEdge’s Workforce Efforts Result in $4.6 million Economic Impact Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida (April 5, 2023) – CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce initiative of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce its efforts resulted in an economic impact of $4.6 million. Their funding opportunities, unique programs and strategic partnerships with employers, educators, government officials, […]

CareerEdge Establishes Tuition Free Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) FastTrack with Suncoast Technical College (STC) to Address Healthcare Industry Demand

CareerEdge Establishes Tuition Free Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) FastTrack with Suncoast Technical College (STC) to Address Healthcare Industry Demand (March 27, 2023) – Sarasota, FL. CareerEdge is partnering up with Suncoast Technical College (STC) to offer a free Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) fast-track program which will launch in May. The workforce development initiative of the […]

CareerEdge Launching Two Tuition-Free FastTrack Trainings in March

CareerEdge, the workforce development program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is now accepting applications for two upcoming Fast-Track Training programs – an automotive collision Tech program through Manatee Technical College, and a Marine Service program for high school seniors through Suncoast Technical College. Both programs are entirely tuition free, thanks to the generosity […]