Leading Practices

  • The Texas Workforce Commission’s FY2022 operating budget projected revenues of $7,200,000,000 from administering the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, childcare, unemployment compensation, apprenticeship and state general funds, among other programs. These integrated funding streams, in addition to $183,000,000 in general fund investments, provide opportunities to launch job quality initiatives across multiple funding streams for Texas residents at different points in their employment and career paths.

  • The San Diego Workforce Partnership’s FY2022 budget totaled $37,000,000 in revenue: $21,000,000 from Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I funds, $11,500,000 from grants and contracts from sources including TANF and community development block grants $1,500,000 in recurring revenues from a renewable learning fund and $3,500,000 from SNAP employment and training As the organization has increased its focus on job quality, its revenue has moved from 97% funded through WIOA Title I in FY2012 to 56% funded by federal WIOA funds in 2022 (see the attached budget document).

  • Worksystems Inc., serves as the workforce development board for the City of Portland and Multnomah and Washington Counties. The FY2021 budget projected $27,000,000 in revenue, $12,5000,000 from federal sources like the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and federal grants, $5,000,000 from state contracts including SNAP employment and training, and $9,500,000 in local government and philanthropic funds.

  • Founded in 1938, JVS has demonstrated new ways to diversify revenue for and through their job training programs, including charging employers for placement services. In 2018, the organization had $16M in revenue from a mix of private and public funding sources.

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