100Kin10/National Center for Civic Innovation
Designing a Response to Teachers’ Project-Management Needs
To undertake the planning phase of an initiative that will leverage 100Kin10’s network impact model to identify the project management needs of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (“STEM”) teachers and teacher-serving organizations to determine how best its network can together ideate, co-invest in, and innovate effective ways to support them to acquire and to apply that knowledge.
PMIEF – 114th Partnership Philadelphia Workforce Readiness Initiative
To design a project management-rich Spark 101 STEM Skills Video and accompanying training modules as well as to integrate project management into existing Spark 101 STEM Skills Videos to pilot all grant-funded content through a workforce readiness program delivered to unemployed and underemployed young adults in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, thus supporting their workforce readiness for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”) and/or project-intensive careers.
Bridging the STEM Skills Gap through Globally Competent CTE and Project Management
To build on the success of the PMIEF-funded “Global Competence through Career and Technical Education” initiative by 1) piloting it with Asia Pacific career and technical education (CTE) teachers to ascertain its usability with global audiences and 2) creating and piloting a new video course and an accompanying toolkit for U.S. secondary school CTE teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related pathways to help bridge the pervasive STEM skills gap.
The PMIEF – CARE Initiative for Economic Recovery for Earthquake-Affected Producers and Entrepreneurs in Ecuador
To counter extreme poverty in the province of Manabi in the aftermath of the 2016 Ecuador earthquake by scaling up two previously piloted initiatives that strengthened Ecuadorian women producers’ and entrepreneurs’ business and finance skills as well as by integrating project management into them to 1) improve production, productivity, quality, and competitiveness in the local tourism, craft, and agricultural economies; 2) employ a value chain and inclusive business approach to improve links in the tourism chain; and 3) establish a gender-equitable, solidarity-based economics program that spurs a culture of cooperation, mutual support, and reciprocity.
Fondazione Enrica Amiotti
Jun€co: Education and Project Management for Sustainability
To support Jun€co, a new financial literacy program that will reach primary school students and schoolteachers in Italy by delivering instruction in economics and project management so students can design and implement thoughtful service projects that benefit their local community.
Helen Keller International
Improving Nutrition in Côte d’Ivoire through Project Management
To deliver project management training to build the capacity of the organization's project and country directors in Africa as well as to equip its National Nutrition Council partners to better combat pandemic malnutrition in Côte d’Ivoire.
Junior Achievement Brazil
JA Brazil Project Management Skills for Life
To deliver project management training to secondary school students in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil and Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil so they can apply their knowledge either to ideate, to design, and to execute a project of their choice or to facilitate Junior Achievement Brazil programming for primary school students.
Junior Achievement of Chicago
PMIEF – JA of Chicago Initiative for Youth and Capacity Building
To 1) deliver project management training and career presentations to secondary school students so they can facilitate JA of Chicago programming for primary school students through the organization’s “High School Heroes” program and 2) deliver project management training to JA of Chicago operations managers to build their capacity to facilitate volunteer training and volunteer-led events.
Junior Achievement Ireland
PMIEF – JA Ireland Project Management Skills for Life for Students and Teachers
To deliver project management fundamentals training to secondary school students and teachers as well as to provide teachers a project-based learning-oriented study abroad experience to prepare them to integrate project management into their curricula.
Partners for Education at Berea College
The PMIEF – PFE Promising Appalachian Leaders In Service Initiative
To design, to implement, and to pilot project management-rich leadership development curricula with secondary school students (and AmeriCorps members) in Appalachia, USA in three states – Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia – so they recognize the importance of community service, make a meaningful difference in their community through thoughtful projects, and identify the intrinsic connection between leadership skills and effective project management.
PMIEF – Special Olympics Project Management Center of Excellence
To build Special Olympics’ capacity through project management training for staff worldwide and establishment of a Project Management Center of Excellence to permit enhanced fundraising to generate increased resources, more high-quality programming in the organization’s seven regions, and improved communications through consistent internal and external messaging.
True Colors Fund
PMIEF – TCF PM for Communities Initiative
To enable communities to devise comprehensive project plans to mitigate homelessness among (particularly marginalized) youth through a multi-pronged initiative that includes project management training for True Colors Fund staff, development of a Project Management Toolkit for Communities, training for community coalitions across the U.S. on the Toolkit, and creation of an online course based on the Toolkit.
World Federation of United Nations Associations
Mission Possible: Empowering Global Citizens: Phase 2
To expand Mission Possible (which PMIEF funded the creation of through a 2014 grant) nationally in India and to launch it in Singapore to empower youth to become global change agents by educating and training them on United Nations perspectives, Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”), and global 21st century and project management skills so they ideate and implement SDG-inspired projects that effect positive change in their local community.