Program Name: The BCYF Training Account at BCCC
Award Amount: $220,000
Partner(s): Elev8 Baltimore, a Division of Humanim
Project Description: The BCYF Program Training Account has been established to provide access to specific training and employment services for youth not eligible for other funding avenues (such as Federal Financial Aid, DLLR grants, or employer-sponsored training). A network of training providers works across Baltimore to serve specific communities and industry sectors. The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) coordinates government-funded (DLLR/WIOA) training programs while DHS coordinates opportunities in their programs (such as SNAP). Other training is funded through nonprofits and/or foundations. The Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (BACH), for example, provides nursing and allied health training programs in partnership with Johns Hopkins Hospital and other healthcare providers.
The Program will include Outreach and Youth Support Participation in Screening. 200 Youth will engage in the ETO screening process to determine need and match to resources and 100 will access the training fund. Skill Attainment for Employment Credentials of Value – 80% of completers will earn and industry certification or licensure related to the training and employability standards of the program.