Carhartt created its “For the Love of Labor” grants to extend feminine illustration within the expert trades. Purposes are due February 17.
With the expert labor scarcity remaining a problem throughout a number of industries, alternatives for ladies to enter the trades are stronger than ever. Ladies’s share of the ever-expanding development workforce reached an all-time excessive – 14 % – in 2022¹, and the variety of minority ladies apprentices has almost doubled in recent times.²
With that in thoughts, and waiting for Worldwide Ladies’s Day (IWD) on March 8, Carhartt is dedicating its Spring 2023 spherical of bi-annual “For the Love of Labor” grants to extend feminine illustration within the expert trades.
Now by way of February 17, eligible nonprofit organizations that assist place ladies in expert positions can apply for the Spring 2023 grants, that are a part of the model’s dedication to strengthening and diversifying America’s workforce. Recipients can be introduced in early March forward of Worldwide Ladies’s Day as a part of Carhartt’s bigger celebration of girls within the expert trades.
“Whereas ladies have all the time performed a significant position on this nation’s wealthy historical past of labor, they continue to be disproportionately underrepresented within the expert trades, the place most of the jobs are traditionally male-dominated,” mentioned Linda Hubbard, president and COO at Carhartt. “Carhartt was based on the assumption that careers within the expert trades present rewarding and inclusive job alternatives, and thru our subsequent spherical of grants, we try to empower like-minded organizations that champion ladies as an integral a part of America’s workforce.”