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JOLI Abstracts Current Grantees

Published: August 28, 2012
Audience:
Job Opportunities for Low Income Individuals (JOLI)
Category:
Current grantees, Abstracts

 

Grantee List

CA CT  FL GA KY LA MA  NE NJ NM NY WI

 

California

AnewAmerica Community Corporation

Location

1918 University Avenue, Suite 3A
Berkeley, CA  94707

Phone Number

510-540-7785

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0204

Grant Amount

$317,857

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.anewamerica.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Sylvia Rosales-Fike

Project Description

AnewAmerica Community Corporation proposes the AnewAmerica San Jose Business Incubation Center to serve low-income individuals including TANF recipients, new Americans, and other eligible low-income residents of Santa Clara County.  AnewAmerica San Jose Business Incubation Center will focus training on creating businesses in the areas of service, green business, and child care.  AnewAmerica Community Corporation’s project proposed to create 32 jobs through 36 newly created microbusinesses.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 32
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 36
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

  

Connecticut

All Our Kin, Inc.

Location

134 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513-3938

Phone Number

203-772-2294

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0214

Grant Amount

$290,000

Project Period

9/30/2011 - 9/29/2014

Website

http://allourkin.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Jessica Sager

Project Description

All Our Kin proposes to provide mentorship, materials, training and support to family, friend and neighbor caregivers in New Haven and Bridgeport, Connecticut, enabling 50 new providers to establish licensed family child care businesses. Through this project, All Our Kin will expand and build on its successful efforts to date, recruiting, training, and supporting low income individuals, TANF recipients, and refugees. All Our Kin proposes to create 50 new licensed family child care businesses; each family child care business will provide self-employment for one individual.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 50
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 50
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

Florida

Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.

Location

302 Manatee Avenue East, Suite 322 
Manatee, FL  34208

Phone Number

941-827-3001

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0206

Grant Amount

$317,500

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.manateecaa.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Timothy Polk

Project Description

Manatee Community Action Agency proposes a Microenterprise Development (MED) program that will create 55 new, full-time jobs with self-sufficiency level income in the home-based childcare, landscaping, property management, and specialty transportation businesses.  The MED program will facilitate 30 business start ups that will create full-time employment for the business owner plus an additional 25 jobs created by the newly started businesses or by existing businesses that expand the number of full-time employees.  The MED program will provide customized training and technical assistance to help clients develop and implement business plans that reflect market analysis, competition, pricing, management structures and processes, finances, and customer service, as well as refining the product.  In addition, 20 % of the grant funds will be made available for loans and grant funds for business clients, SCC will also have over $500,000 in loans funds available to these clients.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 25
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 30
- Funds to be leveraged: $78,860

 

Georgia

 

The Center for Working Families, Inc.

Location

477 Windsor Street
Atlanta, GA  30312

Phone Number

404-223-3303

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0207

Grant Amount

$316,997

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.tcwfi.org/

Authorizing Official

Mr. David Jackson

Project Description

The Center for Working Families, Inc. (TCWFI) proposes the TCWFI Construction Solutions Initiative, which will train and employ qualified TANF recipients and low-income individuals from a high poverty area of Atlanta, Georgia known as Neighborhood Planning Unit V (NPU-V).  Project participants will be trained in rehabilitation and weatherization of dilapidated homes in NPU-V.  TCWFI proposes to create 19 new jobs, preserve 108 affordable housing units, weatherize 288 affordable housing units, clean and board 228 abandoned homes, and rehabilitate two homes to serve as family day-care homes.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 19
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

Kentucky

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission

Location

717 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY  41011

Phone Number

859-581-6607

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0196

Grant Amount

$438,300

Project Period

9/30/2009 - 9/29/2013

Website

none

Authorizing Official

Ms. Tandy Florence

Project Description

The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission (NKCAC) and the Life Learning Center are proposing to implement an Alternative Staffing Organization (ASO) called First Choice Staffing.  ASOs place people with barriers to employment in temporary, temporary-to-hire, and/or permanent positions with employer partners.  By providing a bridge to employment, First Choice Staffing would play an important role in helping people move from poverty to greater well-being and economic self-sufficiency.  This project would serve residents of Covington and Newport, Northern Kentucky’s two largest cities, both located directly across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 90
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $

Massachusetts

Community Teamwork, Inc.

Location

167 Dutton Street
Lowell, MA  01852

Phone Number

978-459-0551

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0209

Grant Amount

$317,437

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.comteam.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Karen Frederick

Project Description

Community Teamwork, Inc. (CTI) proposes to assist and develop self-employment in microenterprises in the fields of family child care, construction, and farming.  The enterprises will create 16 new full-time jobs for low-income and TANF clients.  Project participants will have access to business development training opportunities, extensive support including case management, and the social services necessary to overcome barriers to achieving self-sufficiency. The project will provide critical financial assistance in the form of small loans to obtain materials and establish a secure foundation for their businesses.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 16
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 16
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

  

 

Maine

Nebraska

Center for People in Need

Location

3901 North 27th Street, Unit 1
Lincoln, NE 68521-4177

Phone Number

402-476-4357

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0211

Grant Amount

$290,000

Project Period

9/30/2011 - 9/29/2014

Website

www.centerforpeopleinneed.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Beatty Brasch

Project Description

Center for People in Need will focus on training up to 120 refugees on TANF/ADC and/or RCA to become licensed home-based child care providers, and help up to 72 of them become licensed. By starting such a business, these clients will start on a path to economic self sufficiency, and become vital service providers for their friends and neighbors. The project addresses economic and social needs of low-income, refugee TANF/ADC and RCA women by providing 16-week training sessions, some of which will be taught by native speakers of Arabic and Karen. The training is structured to teach participants every aspect of child care, including child development, health and nutrition, and business management skills needed to run a child care business.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 72
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 72
- Funds to be leveraged: $515,172

North Carolina

New Jersey

Latin American Economic Development Association

Location

129 North Broadway, Suite 300
Camden, NJ  8102

Phone Number

856-338-1177

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0195

Grant Amount

$438,300

Project Period

9/30/2009 - 9/29/2013

Website

None

Authorizing Official

Mr. Raymond Lamboy

Project Description

Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA) proposes to create a Self-Employment/Micro-enterprise to provide Entrepreneurship Training Services to at least 60 low-income residents of Camden City, New Jersey.  The project aims to create 53 micro-enterprise businesses and 10 jobs from those businesses. The project includes a nine-week training session that will assist participants in writing business plans, as well as starting and maintaining a business.  Services to participants include direct cash assistance to help finance the business and follow-up technical assistance for one year.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 63
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 53
- Funds to be leveraged: $

New Mexico

Help-New Mexico, Inc.

Location

5101 Copper NE
Albuquerque NM 87108

Phone Number

505-265-5412

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0210

Grant Amount

$172,925

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.helpnm.com/

Authorizing Official

Mr. Jerry Otero

Project Description

HELP-New Mexico, Inc. proposes to establish The Helpful Hands Childcare Center, located at 4300 Blake Rd. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The Helpful Hands Childcare Center will create a much needed infant and toddler child care center in the distressed area of Bernalillo County and create a minimum of 15 fulltime positions, 100% of which will go to TANF recipients or eligible low-income individuals.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 15
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 1
- Funds to be leveraged: $10,000

New York

Business Outreach Center Network, Inc.

Location

85 South Oxford Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1607

Phone Number

718-205-3773

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0212

Grant Amount

$290,000

Project Period

9/30/2011 - 9/29/2014

Website

http://www.bocnet.org

Authorizing Official

Ms. Nancy Carin

Project Description

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC Network), Family Child Care Business Project will focus on low-income and refugee groups in Brooklyn, Queens, Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The project will support self employment / microenterprise development and job creation in the high demand childcare sector for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) recipients and other low-income individuals. The project will create 40 new self employment / microenterprise childcare jobs and further the availability of quality child care by creating 250-450 new child care spaces. Services will be offered in multiple languages to reach refugee/asylee and immigrant groups.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 40
- Funds to be leveraged: $314,851

 

Business Outreach Center Network, Inc.

Location

85 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY  11217

Phone Number

718-624-9115

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0205

Grant Amount

$317,857

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.bocnet.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Nancy Carin

Project Description

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC Network) proposes the Child Care Microenterprise Project, an innovative public/private partnership in New York City that focuses on the newly-targeted neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.  The project supports self-employment and microenterprise development through the creation of jobs in the high-demand child care sector for Temporary Assistance for Needy families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals.  BOC Network will offer financial literacy training, business planning, counseling, access to financing, and legal and accounting assistance services in both English and Spanish to project participants.  The project will create 40 new jobs in the child care industry.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 40
- Funds to be leveraged: $326,230

 

 

International Rescue Committee, Inc.

Location

122 East 42nd Street, Floor 12
New York, NY 10168-1289

Project Address:
5348 University Avenue Suite 205A
San Diego, CA 92105

Phone Number

619-641-7510

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0213

Grant Amount

$290,000

Project Period

9/30/2011 - 9/29/2014

Website

http://www.rescue.org/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Patricia Long

Project Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) San Diego has designed a training and technical assistance project that will help low-income refugees create sustainable businesses and become self sufficient through self-employment as in-home childcare business owners. The project’s approach will be to provide individual case management, technical assistance, and training to already-licensed child care providers who are still below 100 percent of the federal poverty level. The project will result in the creation of 24 full-time jobs.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 24
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 24
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

Ohio

Serve City, Inc.

Location

622 East Avenue
Hamilton, OH  45031

Phone Number

513-858-1738

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0201

Grant Amount

$436,502

Project Period

9/30/2009 - 9/29/2013

Website

None

Authorizing Official

Ms. Linda Kimble

Project Description

Serve City, Inc. proposes to implement the “Jobs Opportunities through Micro-enterprise Project” (JOMP) to create 15 sole proprietorships or micro-enterprise businesses.  This project aims to create 45 jobs for low-income individuals residing in the area of Butler County, Ohio over the three-year project period.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 45
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 15
- Funds to be leveraged: $

Wisconsin

 

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation

Location

2745 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Milwaukee, WI  53212

Phone Number

414-263-5450

Grant Type

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI)

Grant Number

90EO0208

Grant Amount

$317,857

Project Period

9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Website

http://www.wwbic.com/

Authorizing Official

Ms. Barb Kueny

Project Description

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) proposes to will create 34 businesses in such industries as child care services, advance manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, information technology, recycling, and transportation.  The “Job Title: Business Owner” project proposes to create 16 full-time, full-year jobs within the first two project years.

Proposed Project Outcomes

- Number of jobs to be created: 16
- Number of business(es) to be created or expanded: 34
- Funds to be leveraged: $0

 

 

 

 

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