Welcome to FutureWorksFutureWorks helps design strategies, inform policies, and build institutions that promote sustainable, skill-based regional economic growth and competitiveness. Our seasoned team has an in-depth understanding of regional economies, civic engagement, and talent development - especially community colleges.
Our particular strength is knitting together solutions that apply practical lessons from all three of these areas. We have a strong belief in the value of economic inclusion, which is a thread that runs through all of our work.
Complete College America
FutureWorks is working with dozens of states through CCA to significantly increase the number of Americans with a college degree or credential.
We just held our third meeting of the Learning Network focused on linking economic growth and opportunity. See the project page for more on the 10 participating regions, meeting agendas, and learning papers.
National STEM Consortium
Our team is guiding a 10-college consortium that is testing new approaches to training for high-demand jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Fund for Our Economic
FutureWorks is producing a Knight Foundation sponsored "lessons learned" report as follow up to our recently completed strategy to help the Fund advance the economy of Northeast Ohio.
FutureWorks is in phase II of this Joyce-funded project to build demand-driven workforce development capacity in Central Indiana.