Posts Tagged ‘ The Home Depot Foundation ’

Andersen Corp., Home Depot, Take Steps to Support Diversity

Jun 4th, 2021

At the onset of Pride Month, door and window manufacturer Andersen Corp., announced it has joined the Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition for the Equality Act (H.R.5). In doing so, Andersen joins a growing coalition of companies calling for passage of the Equality Act — federal legislation that would modernize our nation’s civil rights laws […]

Ohio Certifies Training in Trade Skills for Residential Construction

Mar 12th, 2021

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) recently announced that its curriculum for construction trade skills has been approved as an industry recognized certification by the State of Ohio. As a result, the state’s secondary schools can apply for a special grant program to support residential construction trade skills programs for the first time. The grants are […]

The Home Depot Foundation and NAHB Grant Lets Skilled Labor Fund Educate 1,400

Sep 1st, 2020

The National Housing Endowment’s Skilled Labor Fund recently received a grant from The Home Depot Foundation and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which will enable the Skilled Labor Fund and the Home Builders Institute to help bolster the “Schools to Skills” training program and give the next generation of building and construction trades […]

Youth Trades Program Launched to Help with Labor Shortages

Sep 24th, 2019

The Home Depot Foundation announced today its partnership with the Home Builders Institute (HBI) in the launch of a youth trades training program designed to help fill the growing skilled labor gap. “After a successful year of rolling out our military trades training program with HBI, we’re excited to announce the expansion of our joint […]

As Subcontractor Shortages Hit 90% Virginia Moves to Alleviate

May 28th, 2019

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) notes continued labor shortages throughout the residential construction and remodeling industries, training and certification programs have surfaced in high schools and community colleges nationwide, helping to address the issue. In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam launched the Build Virginia initiative, geared toward helping the state’s job seekers to […]