Markle Foundation works to realize the potential of information technology to address some of the nation’s greatest challenges in the areas of health, national security and the economy. Markle’s current initiative, SKILLFUL, has brought together a diverse coalition of national leaders to focus on accelerating innovations that leverage the forces of technology and globalization to return opportunities to Americans and rework America for the 21st century economy.
For 90+ years, Goodwill has been a major force in building the metro Denver and northern Colorado economy. Our organization has aligned its goals with the economic needs of the community. We're more than just a place for great deals—our programs improve the community and inspire hope, one person at a time.
Following the trend initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor, Colorado has consolidated the many components of job service, employment and training services to maximize its ability to serve job seekers as well as area employers. We provide easy access to a wide array of services, including referrals to partner agencies.
CareerWise's mission is to create opportunities for youth and businesses across Colorado by developing and supporting an innovative, sustainable youth apprenticeship program. Through this business-led, student-centered model, CareerWise brings together public and private stakeholders to ensure that students have access to the skills and knowledge they need for financial and academic success, and that businesses have access to highly-trained talent.
The vision of the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) is that every Colorado business has access to a skilled workforce and every Coloradan has access to meaningful employment, resulting in statewide economic vitality. The CWDC’s mission is to facilitate the creation and sustainability of a business‐led Colorado talent development system that appropriately integrates the work of economic development, education, training and workforce development to meet the needs of businesses, workers, job-seekers and students.