16 healthcare-focused companies benefit from $500 million U.S. bailout

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The Biden administration recently awarded grants to 32 workforce training partnerships as part of its $500 million Good Jobs Challenge.

The funding aims to give businesses a boost in a tough economy and provide resources for workplace development and expansion.

“Thanks to U.S. bailout funding, the Commerce Department is able to make once-in-a-generation investments in industry-focused, locally-led workforce systems that will create high-quality jobs and will accelerate regional economic growth, especially for underserved communities,” Commerce Secretary Gina Raimonda said in an August 3 press release.

Sixteen companies with projects focused on hiring and improving healthcare and health technologies have been chosen to receive part of the $500 million grant.

Here are the 16 health project companies selected for the Good Jobs Challenge:

Alaska Primary Care Association ($9.7 million)

Charleston (SC) Chamber Foundation ($8.4 million)

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership ($18.5 million)

City of Birmingham, Alabama ($10.8 million)

City of Springfield, Missouri ($17.5 million)

College of Dallas ($8.8 million)

Boston Economic and Industrial Development Corporation ($23 million)

Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees ($22.9 million)

Nevadaworks ($14.9 million)

North Central New Mexico Economic Development District ($6.4 million)

Office of Workforce Strategy, Connecticut ($23.9 million)

Philadelphia Works ($22.8 million)

United Way of Central Iowa ($1.8 million)

University of Hawaii ($16.4 million)

Washington Student Success Council ($23.5 million)

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital, Texas ($12.1 million)

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