2021 Kessler Foundation Virtual Grantee Symposium

Hiring on Autopilot: How to Prepare Yourself and People with Disabilities for AI Employment Practices Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12pm - 1:15pm ET Registration information: Free and open to the public, pre-registration required Register Now   Join us at our 2nd virtual symposium to

Mayor Mac Café Trains Special Needs Students for Workforce

By Nicky Miller In October, Woodbridge, NJ mayor John E. McCormac and township officials, gathered at the newly renovated Cypress Recreation Center for the grand opening of Mayor Mac Café. They welcomed guests and students from R.I.S.E (Reaching Individual Student Excellence), part of Woodbridge

Targeting Financial Stability for Jobseekers with Disabilities

By Carolann Murphy, PA In the current climate of full employment, people with disabilities have achieved some success in finding their place in the labor market. As job gains begin to slow, however, the underlying problem looms large–the wide and persistent gap in employment between people with

Elaine Katz on Grantmaking

In this episode of Kessler Foundation's podcast, we are talking with Elaine Katz. She is the senior vice president of grants and communications at Kessler Foundation. She spoke about grankmaking.  Listen to the podcast, view the transcript and download this episode and others for

Signature Employment Grant 2014: Veteran Staffing Network

Kessler Foundation signature employment grants support people with disabilities in the workforce and their communities. These grants assist veterans, youths, and college students living with disabilities by funding programs for training, career coaching, transitioning into the workforce, and

Increased Postsecondary Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education released new guidance clarifying that vocational rehabilitation dollars can be used to support post-secondary programming for students with disabilities who are simultaneously receiving services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This

Signature Employment Grant 2013: Putting Faith to Work

Kessler Foundation signature employment grants support people with disabilities in the workforce and their communities. These grants assist veterans, youths, and college students living with disabilities by funding programs for training, career coaching, transitioning into the workforce, and

Signature Employment Grant 2011: Operation Hope

Kessler Foundation signature employment grants support people with disabilities in the workforce and their communities. These grants assist veterans, youths, and college students living with disabilities by funding programs for training, career coaching, transitioning into the workforce, and

Signature Employment Grant 2013: College to Careers

Kessler Foundation signature employment grants support people with disabilities in the workforce and their communities. These grants assist veterans, youths, and college students living with disabilities by funding programs for training, career coaching, transitioning into the workforce, and