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We are proud and grateful to announce the following new grants and funding partnerships:

Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau: Contra Costa County's Community Services Bureau (CSB) awarded key funding for the Administrative Careers Training (ACT) program, helping with staffing, as well as alumni services and paid internships for program graduates. CSB is part of the national Community Action Partnership network of over 1,100 agencies that work to alleviate poverty and empower low-income families in communities throughout the United States.

The Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation: The Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation has made a three-year grant for general support of our programs and organization. The Lesher Foundation's mission is to enhance the quality of life for all residents of Contra Costa through charitable giving in support of education, the arts, and children and families.

WestAmerica Bank: WestAmerica Bank provided renewed support for the Administrative Careers Training program again this year. WestAmerica is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves, prioritizing programs that serve women, people of color, the elderly, and the disabled,

BAC Community Bank: BAC Community Bank recently approved a new grant to support the Administrative Careers Training program. The family-owned bank first began business in Brentwood over 50 years ago and remains focused on providing high-quality local community banking to the families and businesses it serves throughout eastern Contra Costa, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus counties