TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SKILLED WORKERS
IN JANUARY, 2016 CAREEREDGE FUNDERS COLLABORATIVE MOVED ITS OPERATION TO UNITED WAY SUNCOAST.
CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, a national-award-winning workforce and business innovation initiative, made waves by turning the traditional model for workforce investment in Florida on its head. CareerEdge partners directly with employers in fast-growing sectors in the regional economy, to help them fill skills gaps and meet their employment needs, while at the same time assisting individuals in entering the workforce and moving up career ladders.
Based on its results in Sarasota and Manatee counties, CareerEdge is now expanding to four surrounding counties.
MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to provide an exceptional labor force to a region’s growing industries by leveraging community assets and forming high-performing workforce partnerships.
VISION STATEMENT: CareerEdge will be known as the region’s distinguished workforce development organization that promotes economic prosperity through strong employer-labor and community partnerships.