Jobs

Study: Wages Increase 12 Percent Within First Year for 'Bridges to Careers' Participants

Additionally, in 2020 CareerEdge trained 184 workers and assisted 523 workers in earning raises.

04/09/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Offers Grants to Help Close Skills Gap, Build Companies’ Talent Pipeline

Employers may request grants of $15,000 to $50,000 to implement training programs up to 12 months in duration.

03/12/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Updates Its 'Where Are the Jobs?' Guide

The guide features a listing of the highest-demand jobs in the area, along with their average wages and the educational pathways to obtaining a credential for each.

03/01/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Launches Tiny Home Building Project

Suncoast Technical College construction students will work together to construct the tiny home on the school's campus.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Grants

Regions Foundation Awards CareerEdge Funding for Scaling Fast-Track Trainings

The $50,000 grant will provide salary reimbursement, internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and help increase workforce talent.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Offers Tuition-Free Plumbing Fast-Track Training

The training addresses the needs of plumbing employers that want to recruit and rapidly train people for a very specific skill set.

10/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

CareerEdge Hires Workforce Program Coordinator

Kathryn Whalen will assist with workforce development initiatives, lead fast-track training programs, work with business and community partners and coordinate special projects.

09/14/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Offers Tuition-Free HVAC Installation and Maintenance Fast-Track Training

Graduates are guaranteed jobs with the participating employers at an average starting wage of $15 per hour.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Grants $150,000 to CareerEdge

The funding has been used to offer salary reimbursement, internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and to increase existing workforce talent in the region.

08/12/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Funding to CareerEdge

The money will be used to train and "upskill" local workers.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Grants

Bank of America Presents $25,000 Grant to CareerEdge

The grant will help support the economic mobility of Sarasota-Manatee residents.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Awards Workforce Funding to Local Employers

The grants totaled $206,918.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Technology

New Partnership Aims to Improve Job Descriptions, Workforce Development

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is partnering with CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Nonprofit Offers New Auto Technician Training

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is again partnering with four dealerships to provide a fast-track path to becoming an automotive technician.

03/13/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Program Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired Shauna Donahue.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Construction

Fast-Track Training for Heating and Air Conditioning Installers Begins in January

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning companies are partnering with CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College on the classes.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recently awarded the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative a $150,000 grant.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Services

Fast-Track Training Program for Automotive Technicians Starts This Month

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with eight local automotive dealerships to provide a pathway for aspiring automotive technicians.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff