UWAC Receives Workforce Funding

The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) was recently awarded a $17,500 2-year grant from the VT Community Foundation’s Regional & Local Impact RALI) Grant Program. This funding will help support the creation and implementation of a mentoring program within VT Youth Works, a collaborative workforce development program presented by Vermont Adult Learning, the Hannaford Career Center, the VT Department of Labor (DOL), and UWAC. Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) is a partner with all these organizations on the Addison County Development Cabinet and the Addison County Workforce Development Task Force (ACWDTF)

The RALI grant program is all about empowering communities by identifying pressing needs and supporting promising work. RALI grants are targeted toward the places in the state where philanthropic investment can make a particularly deep impact by increasing access to opportunity for low-income youth, families and their communities.