We are proud and grateful to announce the following new grants and funding partnerships:
Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund: Opportunity Junction is proud to have been awarded a grant from the County's Keller Canyon Mitigation Fund to support Bay Point and Pittsburg residents participating in our Administrative Career Training. Supervisor Federal Glover leads the board that administers the funding to support a wide range of programs affecting quality of life for residents in the vicinity of the Keller Canyon Landfill, including public safety, youth development, and community beautification.
Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) Foundation: The PwC Charitable Foundation's Reimagine Grants program engages the people of PwC to drive impact in key areas to benefit underserved populations in the communities in which we live and work. This year, Opportunity Junction has received a Reimagine grant to support the innovative online version of our highly successful Administrative Careers Training (ACT) program.
United Way of the Bay Area:The United Way of the Bay Area has once again awarded a grant support and partnership in the Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Coalition of Do-It-Yourself Tax Assistance Program. Taxpayers can eFile their returns for free. Online sessions at Opportunity Junction will be offered Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings starting in January and running through April.
Kaiser Permanente: The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Grants Program has awarded a grant to support our Administrative Careers Training (ACT) program. In the Diablo Area, a recent community needs survey led Kaiser to prioritize economic security, along with access to care and coverage and mental health. The ACT's impact on the economic security of our graduates is likely to lead to improved health outcomes for them and their families.