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Our team empowers businesses by helping them build qualified workforces. We also oversee NCWorks Career Centers that help job seekers obtain vital skills and access resources that lead to rewarding careers.
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Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) is dedicated to working with businesses in search of candidates with the skills needed for open positions. At the same time, we work alongside job seekers no matter what career stage they are in. From recent grads to working professionals looking for something new, we deliver rewarding career opportunities, skill development and preparedness resources, creating a seamless cycle of employment and growth throughout the region.

Our success is when businesses and professionals thrive in Wake, Johnston, Chatham, Lee, and Orange Counties.

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The Stevens Amendment

In compliance with the Stevens Amendment, funding details are provided below and revised annually.   WIOA Title I Programs Capital Area Workforce Development Board Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs are federally supported 100% by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $5,012,736. WIOA Adult Program The Capital Area Workforce…

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Wake Partners Small Grants for Reentry Projects – Summer Round

CAWD is taking applications for small grants for reentry projects! Capital Area Workforce Development Board (CAWD), in collaboration with Wake County Government, is looking to fund specific reentry projects from Wake County non-profit organizations. These grants are in keeping with our mission to create a highly effective workforce system that provides employers with productive, skilled…

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Introducing Startup Genius: Empowering Entrepreneurs with a Revolutionary Small Business Resource Hub

CAWD is proud to announce the launch of Startup Genius, a comprehensive user-friendly platform that consolidates relevant information and resources to support aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in Wake County. Startup Genius is a part of CAWD’s national award-winning Pathway to Entrepreneurship (PTE) initiative developed to help individuals navigate the complex landscape of starting…

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