New strategic alliance between the Lennar Foundation and the Building Talent Foundation aims to empower the less fortunate through professional training and career coaching
WASHINGTON, Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The nonprofit Building Talent Foundation (BTF) is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Lennar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lennar Corporation, one of the largest home builders in United States. The organizations will work together to enable at-risk unemployed youth and adults facing barriers to employment to acquire highly sought-after job skills and find career opportunities in the construction industry.
The main goal of the Lennar Foundation is to change lives by providing means for a diverse group of underserved people to enter or re-integrate into mainstream society. The Foundation helps high school dropouts, high school graduates, returning veterans, homeless people, foster children, children in the juvenile justice system, and adults returning from prison for crimes not violence by funding various construction skills certification programs.
Building Talent Foundation (BTF) was established in 2019 by Leading Builders of America, an association of the top 20 home builders, including Lennar Corporation. In its ten markets across Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, and Texas, BTF supports young people and people from under-represented groups with career coaching and job search assistance towards rewarding careers in home building.
“By working closely together, we will have an impact on more lives,” said Branka Minic, CEO of BTF. “With the support of the Lennar Foundation, BTF will rapidly enter additional markets in Georgia, North Carolina, and California, and intensify its programs in Texas. We look forward to working with all Lennar Foundation training partners to connect their graduates with BTF employer partners. The Lennar Foundation grant will propel BTF towards our vision of creating a sustainable homebuilding workforce by 2030. â
âWe’re excited to be working with Building Talent Foundation to bring more underserved people into homebuilding careers. Helping people who may not be able to help themselves is in the DNA of Lennar, âLennar said. Marshall ames, President of the Lennar Foundation. âOur joint programs will strengthen communities.
The generous investment of the Lennar Foundation in BTF of $ 2 million over two years will accelerate the advancement of the organizations’ common objectives.
ABOUT THE TALENT BUILDING FOUNDATION
Building Talent Foundation (BTF) is a non-profit organization founded by the Leading Builders of America, 20 of the largest home construction companies in United States. BTF’s mission is to advance the education, training and career development of young people and people from under-represented groups, helping them to become skilled technical workers and business owners in residential construction. . For more information, visit http://www.buildingTF.org.
ABOUT THE LENNAR FOUNDATION
The Lennar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lennar Corporation, was established in 1989 and reflects Lennar Corporation’s commitment to their community. The Lennar Foundation partners with organizations that help the less fortunate and improve their quality of life. The Lennar Foundation receives a contribution from $ 1,000 per household to Lennar’s targeted care and other grants, to support at-risk children, medical research, and more.
ABOUT LENNAR CORPORATION
Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, scalable and active adult homes primarily under the Lennar brand. Lennar’s Financial Services segment provides mortgage financing, title and closing services primarily to Lennar home buyers and, through LMF Commercial, engages in mortgages secured primarily by commercial real estate properties throughout the world. world. United States. Lennar’s Multi-Family segment is a nationwide developer of high-quality multi-family rental properties. LENX is the engine of technology, innovation and strategic investments at Lennar. For more information on Lennar, please visit http://www.lennar.com.
Roxanne alaniz, Building Talent Foundation, 1 415-892-5252, [email protected]
Jason kreiger, Building Talent Foundation, 3055053375, [email protected]
SOURCE Talent Development Foundation