Clients, Investors and Partners

New Ways has been engaged by organizations and agencies across the country to help build local systems, implement effective programs and improve practice in the allied youth fields. We have worked with people on the ground to address specific local issues facing the programs and systems serving youth and young adults.

  • Academy for Educational Development
  • Arizona Governor’s Office
  • ArtworxLA
  • Bayshore Employment Services
  • Boston Private Industry Council
  • Business Education Coalition of Kansas City
  • California Department of Education
  • California Department of Social Services
  • California Employment Development Department
  • California Employment Training Network
  • California Institute for Mental Health
  • California School-to-Career Advisory Council
  • California Workforce Investment Board
  • Center for a Competitive Workforce
  • City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board
  • City of Santa Rosa Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force
  • Contra Costa County Community College
  • Contra Costa County Office of Education
  • Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board
  • Chicago Department of Children and Family Services
  • Chicago Workforce Board
  • Child and Family Policy Institute of California
  • Diablo Gateways Community College District
  • Earn & Learn
  • Fund for the City of New York
  • Grant Associates
  • Human Investment Institute LLC
  • Iowa Community Colleges
  • Jewish Vocational Services Los Angeles
  • JobsFirst New York City
  • Kansas City, Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools
  • Los Angeles Community College
  • Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education
  • Los Angeles Universal Pre-School
  • National Alliance of Business
  • National Governors’ Association
  • National School-to-Work Office
  • New Century Connections
  • New York City Department of Education
  • New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Oakland Private Industry Council
  • Pennsylvania State Youth Council
  • Peralta Community College
  • P-TECH New York State
  • Public Policy Institute of New York State
  • Riverside County Workforce Investment Board
  • San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and their Families
  • San Diego Workforce Partnership
  • Santa Rosa Mayor’s Office: Gang Prevention Task Force
  • Sonoma County Office of Education
  • Sonoma County Water Agency
  • Tulare County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council
  • U.S. Department of Labor Youth Office
  • U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Disability Employment Policy
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Ventura County Youth Council

Over the past three decades, New Ways has received support from a wide range of investors in the private and corporate philanthropic communities.

Private Foundation Support

  • Casey Family Programs
  • SH Cowell Foundation
  • DeWitt Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund
  • Garfield Foundation
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
  • William T. Grant Foundation
  • Haigh-Scatena Foundation
  • Luke B. Hancock Foundation
  • W.R. Hearst Foundations
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • James Irvine Foundation
  • Jewish Community Foundation
  • Walter S. Johnson Foundation
  • Kaiser Family Foundation
  • EM Kauffman Foundation
  • Koret Foundation
  • Miranda Lux Foundation
  • CS Mott Foundation
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Peninsula Community Foundation – Center for Venture Philanthropy
  • Rosenberg Foundation
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Stuart Foundation
  • Stulsaft Foundation
  • United Way of the Bay Area
  • Van Loben Sels Foundation
  • Zellerbach Family Fund

Corporate Support

  • American Express
  • Apple Computer
  • Bank of America
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Chevron-Texaco
  • Clorox Foundation
  • IBM
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Pacific Telesis
  • Charles A. Schwab & Company
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

New Ways regularly partners with organizations that provide complementary approaches, expertise and offerings to achieve our desired results.

This is a partial list highlighting some of our key partners over the years:

  • Bay Area Council
  • Brandeis University
  • California Institute of Human Services at Sonoma State University
  • California Partnership for Young Worker Health and Safety
  • California Workforce Association
  • Commonwealth Corporation
  • Earn and Learn East Bay
  • East Bay Career Pathways Trust
  • Forum for Youth Investment
  • Foundation Consortium for California’s Children and Youth
  • Grant Associates
  • Japanese Community Youth Council
  • Jobs for the Future
  • KRPA – A Corporation
  • National Academy Foundation
  • National Youth Employment Coalition
  • Parks Alliance for Sonoma County
  • Public/Private Ventures
  • Strumpf Associates
  • Sonoma County Water Agency
  • Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board and Youth Council
  • Sonoma County Office of Education
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • University of California at Berkeley, Labor and Occupational Health Program
  • Working for America Institute, AFL – CIO
  • Workforce Professionals Training Institute
  • YouthBuild
  • Youth on Board