The Incumbent Worker Training Grant program is temporarily closed and will not be accepting applications. We anticipate the program will begin accepting applications in August 2018; please monitor the GWB website for updates.
The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) has approved 10 strategic partnerships between industry, K-12 schools and community-based organizations to develop and implement high-quality paid work-based learning experiences and career readiness programming for youth (ages 14-24) through the new Real Skills for Youth program. The Real Skills for Youth program builds off of the longstanding summer youth […]
The Governor’s Workforce Board is pleased to announce the selection of Skills for Rhode Island’s Future as the Statewide Career Readiness Intermediary. Skills for RI’s Future will implement and scale out a high-quality internship program for high school students, to be piloted in Summer 2018, and will serve as a centralized coordinating body for the […]
The Governor’s Workforce Board recently submitted the Unlocking Apprenticeship Report and FY2017 Annual Report (which includes the comprehensive Unified Expenditure and Program Report). FY2017 was an impactful year for the state’s workforce development network, as we helped Rhode Islanders obtain employment through job training, career services, and other assistance. The reports meet the Governor’s goal of […]
The Governor’s Workforce Board announced the awarding of development grants to five organizations throughout the state that will develop new and innovative apprenticeship models. Apprenticeship is an effective workforce development tool that is increasingly gaining recognition as a way to meet employer skills demands while building pathways into the middle class for Rhode Islanders. Non-Trade […]