BPC Partners with Northwest Area Foundation & Rainbow Research on National Workforce Development Project

Shawano, WI May 19, 2017 Bowman Performance Consulting (BPC) has been hired to work as an evaluation and technical assistance subject matter expert to work on a new workforce development initiative funded by the Northwest Area Foundation (NWAF).  The NWAF “Reservation-based Work Opportunity Initiative” is part of the “Work Opportunity” portfolio of NWAF to provide funding and support to Native-led grantees for the focus areas of:

  1. Promising career pathway programs that link training to available jobs.
  2. Capacity building efforts to increase the effectiveness of workforce organizations and their leaders.
  3. “Building the field” activities that lead to a larger and more networked field of stakeholders invested in reservation-based workforce efforts.

BPC’s partnership with Rainbow Research (RR) will support the efforts of the grantees who will work to increase workforce development skills and capacities of their organizations; strengthening systemic supports with non-Tribal workforce partners; and increasing the participation, knowledge, and skills of Tribal workforce participants.   This will result in a Native-led grantee portfolio that documents Tribal workforce development best practices, best strategies for program effectiveness, and a greater understanding and capacity of local Tribal and non-Tribal workforce system partners to increase reservation-based work opportunities.

BPC will work with RR as an Indigenous evaluation and multi-jurisdictional workforce education systems subject matter expert.  BPC will provide support to needs assessments, grantee training and technical assistance, curriculum development and implementation, and design of a culturally responsive Indigenous evaluation study.  BPC will also provide technical feedback to grantees on their evaluation and data collection instruments and support the capacity, knowledge, and skill building of RR and NWAF to strongly support the efforts of Native-led grantees from Reservation or urban workforce contexts. Bowman Performance Consulting has contributed over two decades of culturally responsive and multi-jurisdictional evaluation, research, training and technical assistance.  Their living mission and motto is “working WITH people and not ON them.” If you would like more information about this project, please contact BPC at 715-526-9240 or by email sarah@bpcwi.com.

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RFP Training and Technical Assistance Provider

Please consider submitting a Proposal for Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Services to the Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DEHCR) and to local providers of housing and residential program services administered by DEHCR/Department of Administration.

Due February 10th, you can find all the info on VendorNet.

 

Learn to Write Grants Nov. 7th

Nicole Bowman will be teaching Introduction to Grant Writing on Thursday November 7th, 2013. The winner of countless award-winning grants will be sharing her best tips and techniques in this three-hour class. For only $44 you can join this hands-on workshop and enter for a chance to win FOUR hours of FREE technical assistance from Bowman Performance Consulting to help write your grant. Sign up now by calling Shawano Community Education at 715-526-3194  Ext. 3102.

What Will I Learn?

This introductory class will focus on four phases of the grant writing process using real examples from award winning grants. This class will help participants understand the broader concept of grants as well as the concrete step-by-step process to construct a high quality grant application.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals and representatives of organizations looking to secure a grant.

Date: 11/7/2013
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Shawano Middle School
Room: SCE Room 103
Instructor: Nicole Bowman, Bowman Performance Consulting
Price: $44.00

Register:

Online Registration

Or call Shawano Community Education at 715-526-3194  Ext. 3102

Custom Training and Consulting Upon Request Bowman Performance Consulting

Bowman Performance Consulting  271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI  54166  ♦  Phone:  715-526-9240  ♦  Fax:  715-526-6028

BPC Works with All Mission Indian Housing Authority

Project Summary:

BPC provides technical assistance to the All Mission Indian Housing Authority (AMIHA) clients and to AMIHA itself for organizational development activities.  BPC has provided grant writing, research, program development, and organizational development services on this five year indefinite quantity contract through task orders.

Client Sector:

Tribal Non Profit

BPC Services:

Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2012 – 2017

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Project Summary:

BPC provides technical assistance and evaluation services to the Menominee Indian Tribe of WI’s (MITW) Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG).  This 2 year $250,000 project was funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and helps with mentoring small Native American and rural businesses in northeastern WI.  BPC will provide training services, technical assistance to MITW for developing case management/evaluation systems, and will gather project data to help with the annual evaluation report due to USDA.

Client Sector:

Tribal Government

BPC Services:

Evaluation and Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2012 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028

BPC Works with National Institute for School Leadership

Project Summary:

BPC provides training and technical assistance support to the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) executive leadership trainings at Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS).  NISL provides a 15 month executive educational leadership training certificate to cohorts of 25-30 MPS principals.  For this $2,000,000 project BPC provides NISL local support for the MPS project including:  training, technical assistance, and coaching to MPS principals in their school for their action research project.  Upon completion of this project NISL and BPC will have trained all eligible MPS principals in the executive educational leadership certified training.  MPS considers this the senior Capstone project for MPS principals.

Client Sector:

For Profit

BPC Services:

Training/Technical Assistance

Project Term:

2011 – 2014

Bowman Performance ConsultingCustom Training and Consulting Upon Request

Bowman Performance Consulting 271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI 54166 ♦ Phone: 715-526-9240 ♦ Fax: 715-526-6028