Amplify Louisville

Amplify Louisville is a place for tech-enabled startups and founders to explore ideas, build solutions, launch products, and grow businesses. This organization provides opportunities to connect with mentors, apply for capital, find a co-working space, and every step of the process to building a successful startup.

For more information, contact Keionna Baker at keionna@amplifylouisville.com or 502-709-7099.

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LouTechWorks 

LouTechWorks, by Louisville Forward, is working across sectors with Louisville’s K-12 system, local and regional institutions of higher education, employers, and nonprofit organizations to bring more tech job opportunities to Louisville. This initiative is working to re-imagine the public sector’s role in fostering tech talent through innovative partnerships like Code Louisville while also advocating for more tech funding from city, state, and federal agencies.

For more information about Lou TechWorks or Louisville Forward, contact Joshua McKee at joshua.mckee@louisvilleky.gov or 502-574-1526.

 

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The Book Works

The Book Works (formerly Emerging Workforce Initiative) is a nonprofit organization in Louisville, KY that creates programs, partnerships, information, and supports that prepare disconnected and vulnerable youth and young adults for career pathways. Young people we work with learn team work, project planning and other job readiness skills in a real-world social enterprise while working toward job and education goals.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Senn-Alvey at esennalvey@thebookworks.org .

 

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Code Louisville

Code Louisville provides quality training and support to help residents of Louisville enter software development careers at no charge. Code Louisville offers a variety of courses covering the development of websites and applications, data analytics, and more. They will guide you in learning not only the skills a programmer needs, but also provide you with resume writing and interview workshops, a community of developers to network with, mentors to answer your questions, and a network of employers interested in finding their next developer! They also help our students find jobs after they graduate!

For more information, contact Emily Sullivan at emily@codelouisville.org or (502) 208-6880‬.

 

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Seed to Oaks

Job One at Seed to Oaks is a job readiness program that can be operated through a church in collaboration with local businesses. For churches, Job One provides a ministry that can place your members and community into full-time employment. For businesses, Job One increases revenue reduces expenses, and provides qualified employees when you need them most.

For more information, contact Lisa Hinnen at lhinnen@seedtooaks.com or 502-830-9894.

 

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ExecuTrain of Kentucky

ExecuTrain is a private company that helps business clients design training for their employees, while offering consulting and support services. From hire to retire, ExecuTrain combines talent, learning, and workforce management into one seamless platform customized for your organization’s specifications and preferences. Whether you need to launch training or track it, hire people or develop them, this organization’s solutions can provide you with the tools needed to effectively communicate your vision and move your company forward.Start (LUL): The Louisville Urban League (LUL) has teamed up with Facility Management Services (FMS), a janitorial service in town and one of our community partners, to create a new program, “Clean Start.” Anyone who signs onto Clean Start can enjoy the peace of mind that LUL’s wraparound services afford — helping people pay their rent and utilities, finding reliable transportation, and seeking mental health counseling. In addition, the folks in Clean Start also get peace of mind another way: Stable employment through FMS. We know what you may be thinking — “A janitorial service?” We get it. FMS does make money by cleaning buildings, but it is a lot more than just that. The key to this partnership is the combination of a nonprofit’s wraparound support with a for-profit’s social mission based a collaborative goal of having a positive impact on society, workers, and the community.

For more information, contact Betty Fox at bfox@lul.org or (502) 585-4622.

 

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Canopy KY

Canopy recognizes the changing landscape in business; employees want purpose, consumers are paying attention to who they buy from, healthy communities are good for business, and a healthy landscape is good for business. Canopy’s mission is to grow Kentucky businesses to positively impact people, our planet, and our future. Through education, certification, and connection, we help Kentucky businesses participate and succeed within the Good Business movement.

The Canopy Certified Program guides Kentucky businesses towards achieving measurable social and environmental Good, operating with the highest ethical standards, and taking care of all stakeholders along the way.

For more information, contact Ben Smock, Director of Development, at bensmock@canopyky.org.

 

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Align Southern Indiana

Align Southern Indiana strives to actively facilitate a shared regional process that will align resources, address needs and produce sustainable solutions resulting in our region achieving its potential as a best place to live, work and play. This organization strives to meet the current and future talent needs of the regional workforce with a goal of high paying jobs, increased productivity, and retention of talented graduates. Through aiming to enhance quality of place in the region, Align Southern Indiana’s goal is to create an area that is attractive for economic development and is inviting for citizens to live, work and play.

For more information, contact Rita at 502-777-0779 or rita@alignsi.com.

 

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Eastern Kentucky Concentrated

The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) through federal funding from SITE, assists workers and businesses throughout the state of Kentucky meet the challenges and & seize opportunities in today’s economy. EKCEP administers programs that help adults looking for work, workers who have been dislocated from their jobs, and economically disadvantaged youth. In the GLI area, EKCEP covers the counties of Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble.. EKCEP works with workforce centers across the state, and provides access to more than a dozen state and federal programs that offer employment and training assistance for job seekers and employers.

For more information contact Millie Dee Stevens at 606-312-2028 or email mstevens@ekcep.org.

 

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Kentucky Bankers’ Association Education Alliance

The Kentucky Bankers Association is a nonprofit trade association that has been providing legislative, legal, compliance and educational services to its member institutions since 1891. KBA’s directors and staff work together with its members to make the financial services industry a more effective and successful place to work. The strength of the KBA is bankers unifying as an industry to speak as one voice.

For more information, contact Jamie Hampton at jhampton@kybanks.com or (502) 736-1278. 

 

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