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Genesys Works Receives $5.4 Million in Funding to Grow and Scale Its Proven College and Career Readiness Program

Funding Includes $5 Million Multi-Year Grant from Ballmer Group, $150,000 Grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, $150,000 Grant from the Hearst Foundations, and $100,000 Grant from the George Kaiser Family Foundation Houston, TX – October 12, 2022 – With millions of high school students in need of proven pathways to the middle class, the

Hearst Foundations Announce Grant to Genesys Works

Funding will support the organization’s national program to prepare high school students for college and careers San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2022 –  The Hearst Foundations’ executive director Paul “Dino” Dinovitz announced this week that Genesys Works will receive a $150,000 grant to support the organization’s college and career readiness program. Genesys Works prepares

Genesys Works to Consider Expansion in Tulsa with $100k Grant from the George Kaiser Family Foundation

Funding covers feasibility study in support of bringing Genesys Works’ proven program for college and career success to Oklahoma Houston, TX – August 5, 2022 – Genesys Works has received a $100,000 planning grant from the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF), which funds organizations and efforts related to direct service delivery to the greater Tulsa

Richard King Mellon Foundation Supports Genesys Works with $150,000 Grant  

Funding covers feasibility study in support of bringing Genesys Works’ proven program for college and career success to Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA – August 3, 2022 – Genesys Works has received a $150,000 planning grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation (RKMF), which has invested in the future of Southwestern Pennsylvania since 1947, to expand its

Five Years Later: Renewing Our Commitment to Large-Scale, Flexible Funding

Ballmer Group is proud to announce that we are renewing a suite of grants to 18 stellar organizations working nationally to improve economic mobility. Their work is wide-ranging, in impact areas such as early childhood and family formation, child welfare, K-12 education, college/career readiness, and criminal justice reform. Five years ago, just as Ballmer Group

Genesys Works Receives $35,000 Good Neighbor Grant from the Cooke Foundation

Lansdowne, VA — Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 18 nonprofit organizations from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC that will receive a total of $504,804 from its annual Good Neighbor Grant program. Since 2012, the Foundation has provided 103 Good Neighbor Grants totaling over $2.5 million to 70 local youth-serving organizations. The 2022

Genesys Works New York City Awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Gross, Genesys WorksPhone: (917) 771-2421Email: mgross@genesysworks.org Genesys Works New York City Awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2021) — Genesys Works New York City was awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s inaugural ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge to support the

Genesys Works Houston’s Dynamic IT Pre-Apprenticeship Program: Meeting Your Business Needs With Diverse Local Talent Now And For The Future

Companies across Houston continue to face challenges in identifying and retaining diverse talent to fill their high-growth, high-demand IT positions. Genesys Works Houston has the solution: an information technology pre-apprenticeship program that provides a dynamic, holistic approach to upskilling the next generation of talent, particularly those who have been historically underrepresented in the technology sector.

First-of-its-Kind Partnership Between Genesys Works and dentsu to Create Equity in Advertising

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For more information, contact:  Mona Tolbert, 832.409.8006, press@genesysworks.org   First-of-its-Kind Partnership Between Genesys Works and dentsu to Create Equity in Advertising Paid Internships that favor talent offer youth from underrepresented communities a chance to gain professional life skills and meaningful work experience HOUSTON, TX (September 14, 2021) — National youth workforce development agency

Genesys Works Partners with School Systems Across the Country to Connect Teens to Companies in Need of Talent

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For more information, contact:  Mona Tolbert, 832.409.8006, press@genesysworks.org    Genesys Works Partners with School Systems Across the Country to Connect Teens to Companies in Need of Talent Meaningful career experiences offer students from underrepresented communities access to career paths that lead to sustained economic mobility    HOUSTON, TX (September 9, 2021) — Today,