Refinement of Caseplace.org and completion of an analysis of the attention placed by Business Schools and Graduate Programs on employer-based support programs for low-wage workers.
To support the 2009 State of Corporate Citizenship survey, expanding the survey to gather additional information about employer policies, practices, and investments in lower-wage workers.
Assess the Hitachi Community Action Partnership Mastering Community Action framework.
Develop case materials and business-friendly briefs by identifying and documenting the work of pioneering employers.
Jobs for the Future (Jobs to Careers) [$283,632 ]
To support, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the work of Jobs for the Future as implementation partner for the Jobs to Careers Initiative.
Partial support to Jobs for the Future (JFF) as implementation partner to the National Fund as well as to prompt research at both Jobs to Careers and NFWS sites on pioneer employers.
Net Impact [$112,000]
To generate case studies of pioneering employers and promote their use in business school curriculum; to help the Foundation launch the Mita Business in Society Fellowship; and to initiate a monthly call/podcast series on Corporate Social Responsibility.
Tejano Center [$5,000]
To support Hurricane Ike response efforts focusing on food, shelter, housing, and healthcare needs.