Finding ways to fund a successful sector strategy in a sustainable way while still meeting all the needs of your organization can seem a daunting task, especially when faced with a variety of mandates tied to each funding source. These resources include proven methods to managing this issue, including using braided funding courses and creating public private funding partnerships.
Below are descriptions of the resources that can be found on the left-hand side of the screen under “Related Content”. Resources identified by “[NEW]” were completed under the ETA Sector Strategies Technical Assistance Initiative.
- [NEW] Sustaining State Sector Strategies: This brief explores how different states are sustaining and funding their sector-focused efforts.
- [NEW]Sustaining Regional Sector Strategies: This brief focuses on how two regions are sustaining their sector partnerships, along with key steps that other regional partnerships can take to help ensure sustainability. It includes brief descriptions of these two successful regional sector partnerships, administered by Philadelphia Works and the Workforce Investment Board of Tulare County, highlighting their key lessons learned for sustaining their sector strategies.
- Braided Funding Toolkit: Illustrates how by using a variety of state, federal, and private funding streams, along with funding strategies, a workforce agency can create a strong and sustainable career pathways program.
- Sustainability & Continuous Improvement Workshop – ETA’s Sector Strategies TA Initiative Virtual Institute 2015: This online workshop was held as part of the week-long Sector Strategies Virtual Institute in 2015. A representative from the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas discusses the variety of public and private funding sources they use to support their sectors work