Job Growers Receives $3 Million from Workforce Innovation Fund

Job Growers Incorporated (JGI), a nonprofit organization focused on innovative workforce solutions and representing the local Workforce Investment Board, was awarded 3Million dollars from the Department of Labor. The funds will be spent to implement a Job-driven delivery model across Oregon in ten WorkSource Oregon (WSO) Centers. JGI was one of eleven recipients in the Nation to receive funding from this grant. This project will strive to achieve instrumental change in reducing the amount of time long-term unemployed spend collecting unemployment benefits, thereby saving the State of Oregon and Oregon’s employers money. Click here to read more.

Who We Are

Job Growers Incorporated is a local nonprofit that aligns resources in our communities in support of workforce development. Job Growers also represents the local workforce investment board serving Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, and is part of a publicly-funded workforce system present in all 50 states.

 

Our core mission is to grow economic vitality by helping businesses find workforce solutions so that they thrive in these challenging economic times. We facilitate training and career readiness for adults. We also connect youth to business and career opportunities so that they are better able to enter the job market and be an asset to local businesses and the community.

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