Workforce Grant Recipients

The City of Dallas has partnered with various organizations to facilitate workforce training in sectors such as construction, healthcare, logistics, and more, while also assisting with employment placement and retention initiatives.

Dallas College

Dallas College drives workforce and economic development through programs, services and relationships that align with identified needs of business, industry and community. We work to be the strategic driver of uncommon solutions and deliverables by utilizing the talents of extraordinary people, tools and ideas.

Dallas Leadership Foundation (DLF)

Through mentorship, vocational training, job placement assistance, and access to crucial support networks, the Reentry Program aims to break the cycle of recidivism. By addressing the unique needs and barriers faced by individuals with criminal backgrounds, the Dallas Leadership Foundation Reentry Program plays a pivotal role in promoting rehabilitation, reducing recidivism rates, and building stronger, more inclusive communities in Dallas.

First Step Community Empowerment

First Step Community Empowerment (FSCE) is a non-profit organization that addresses societal ills, racial equality, social and economic development, and building affordable homes/multifamily housing that lead individuals to self-reliance and community empowerment.

Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas is a nonsectarian mental health and social services agency that impacted over 39,000 lives last year. For more than 70 years, JFS has welcomed anyone through our doors regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, or the ability to pay.  The mission is to provide effective and accessible whole-person care that promotes lifelong self-sufficiency and well-being for the Greater Dallas Community.



Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health, developmental disability and permanent supported housing services in Dallas County serving over 50,000 children, teens and adults annually.  Metrocare upholds the person-centered philosophy to focus care on the needs of individual. We take care to ensure that people’s preferences, needs and values guide clinical decisions and to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to those we serve. We see ourselves as partners in healing with our clients and their support network.

Oak Cliff Empowered

Oak Cliff Empowered aims to enhance the quality of life for residents, foster economic growth, and cultivate a vibrant environment for businesses to thrive. The organization works diligently to promote education, entrepreneurship, and community engagement, supporting individuals and families in Oak Cliff through scholarships, mentorship programs, and small business development resources.

Regional Black Contractors Association

The Regional Black Contractors Association (RBCA) is an organization that actively works to support and advance the interests of black contractors in the region. The association offers networking opportunities, educational programs, mentorship, and business development support. RBCA actively engages with government agencies, industry stakeholders, and community leaders to promote policies and initiatives that foster equitable access to contracting opportunities.

United Way

The organization raises funds and invests them strategically in programs and initiatives related to education, income stability, and health. United Way supports a wide range of community services, including early childhood education, job training, financial literacy programs, access to healthcare, and emergency assistance.

Volunteers of America (VOA)

The Volunteers of America Reentry Program is a dedicated initiative aimed at assisting individuals who are transitioning back into society after being incarcerated. Through personalized case management, job readiness training, educational opportunities, counseling, and access to vital resources, Volunteers of America equips program participants with the necessary tools and skills to rebuild their lives and achieve self-sufficiency.