Entries by CareerEdge

$357M Foundation Presents Grant Money to Workforce Development Initiative

$357M Foundation Presents Grant Money to Workforce Development Initiative The $125,000 grant extends the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s partnership with CareerEdge. The Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Venice, recently presented $125,000 in grant money to CareerEdge to continue its workforce efforts. CareerEdge is the workforce development initiative of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. This grant extends the […]

CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist

CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 14, 2021) CareerEdge will continue its workforce efforts, specifically with its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Bridges to Careers Training, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Truist Financial Corporation. “Our local health care employers have shared their desperation to find certified nursing assistants to fill their […]

CareerEdge Advances the Future of Local Workforce Development

CareerEdge Advances the Future of Local Workforce Development Sarasota, Fla. (September 1, 2021) Despite the pandemic’s penalties on the economy and workers, CareerEdge has continued to play an important role in workforce development and retention through on-the-job training and internship opportunities. Through partnerships with 117 local businesses, CareerEdge has funded 327 internships, since 2016, for […]

CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries

CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries CareerEdge, State College of Florida (SCF) and Suncoast Technical College (STC) collaboratively partnered to help 44 local individuals graduate from the certified nursing assistant (CNA), automotive lube, electrical and marine outboard fast-track training programs. The first-ever evening CNA training was held at SCF, while automotive lube, electrical and marine outboard […]

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000 CareerEdge, the workforce development initiative of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, recently received a $125,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation.  The grant extends the 11-year partnership between CareerEdge and Gulf Coast, which was a founding investor in CareerEdge.  To read the full article, click here.

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000 to Train and Upskill Local Workforce

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000 to Train and Upskill Local Workforce Sarasota, Fla. (July 19, 2021) CareerEdge, the workforce development initiative of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, will continue its workforce efforts thanks to a $125,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation.  This grant award extends the 11-year-long partnership between CareerEdge and Gulf […]

Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge

Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge Bank of America recently awarded CareerEdge, the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s workforce initiative, $50,000 to continue its efforts in workforce development, specifically with its Fast-Track training programs. CareerEdge will use the funding to expand its Bridges to Careers Fast-Track programs to provide foundational training with industry-recognized credentials for 75 participants, […]

Bank of America Awards CareerEdge $50,000 to Continue Its Workforce Development Efforts

Bank of America Awards CareerEdge $50,000 to Continue Its Workforce Development Efforts Sarasota, Fla. (June 21, 2021) – Bank of America awards CareerEdge, the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s workforce initiative, $50,000 to continue its efforts in workforce development, specifically with its Fast-Track training programs.   As a founding investor and 11-year participant on the CareerEdge Funders […]

CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries

CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries Sarasota, Fla. (July 8, 2021) – CareerEdge, State College of Florida (SCF), and Suncoast Technical College (STC) collaboratively partnered to help 44 local individuals graduate from the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Automotive Lube, Electrical, and Marine Outboard Fast-Track training programs. The first-ever evening CNA training was […]