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ADVANCING GOOD JOBS AND FINANCIAL CAPABILITY

We recently interviewed Dr. Ian Record from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), whose tribal workforce toolkit—a project supported by funding from our Work Opportunity portfolio—will be used for a new initiative.

The initiative comes with a funding opportunity for tribal nations to design and implement strategic plans for their tribal workforce development approaches.

Tribal nations within our eight-state region (IA, ID, MN, MT, ND, OR, SD, and WA) are invited to apply to take part in the initiative. Priority will be given to tribal nations who:

  • Have a history of focusing on the development of their human capacity to achieve long-term, nation-building priorities
  • Are already working to integrate workforce development, education, and economic development efforts

NCAI will select two tribal nations for this opportunity. The nations will receive a pre-assessment of their current approach to workforce development, an on-site two-day NCAI-facilitated strategic plan development session, and ongoing technical assistance.

Application deadline is Friday, February 8, 2019.
Selection decisions will be announced by February 22.