Entries by CareerEdge

The Campaign for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Funds $100,000 to Support Construction Skills Training in the Newtown Community

The Campaign for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Funds $100,000 to Support Construction Skills Training in the Newtown Community SARASOTA, Fla. (January 13, 2021) — CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the workforce development program of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, is gearing up to launch a first-ever core construction skills training program in the Newtown community thanks […]

Pavitra Ciavardone Named CareerEdge Program Director

Pavitra Ciavardone Named CareerEdge Program Director The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce has named Pavitra Ciavardone as program director for its CareerEdge Funders Collaborative. The mission of CareerEdge is to provide a labor force to the region’s growing industries by leveraging community assets and forming high-performing workforce partnerships.  To read the full article, click here.

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Hires Pavitra Ciavardone as CareerEdge’s Program Director

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Hires Pavitra Ciavardone as CareerEdge’s Program Director SARASOTA, Fla. (December 15, 2021) — The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Pavitra Ciavardone has been selected to fill the role of Program Director for the Chamber’s workforce development program, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative. The mission of CareerEdge […]

$42,500 Grant Used To Upskill Workers At Manatee Memorial

$42,500 Grant Used To Upskill Workers At Manatee Memorial The CareerEdge Funders Collaborative through the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce gave a $42,500 grant to Manatee Memorial Hospital. SARASOTA, FL — The CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s workforce initiative, awarded $42,500 to upskill workers at Manatee Memorial Hospital. At a time when retaining […]

CareerEdge Awards $42,500 to Upskill Workers at Manatee Memorial Hospital

CareerEdge Awards $42,500 to Upskill Workers at Manatee Memorial Hospital Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. (October 28, 2021) – CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce workforce initiative, awarded $42,500 to upskill workers at Manatee Memorial Hospital.  At a time when retaining and growing talent has been extremely challenging, Manatee Memorial is investing in their workforce. […]

$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 […]