Monday, April 27, 2015
New Prudential Foundation Initiative Will Assist Job Seekers with Disabilities
Prudential Financial, Inc. announced today a $1 million grant to the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a nonprofit that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 56 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
The grant, provided through The Prudential Foundation, will help cover the start-up costs for Bridges to a Better Workforce, a new social enterprise launched by NOD to help prepare job seekers with disabilities for specific occupations and provide support services to ensure their success in the workplace. NOD anticipates that Bridges to a Better Workforce will serve more than 2,000 job seekers with disabilities by 2019....