Fresh starts fuel Wisconsin’s construction workforce

Operation Fresh Start’s Build Academy is one of 12 programs across Wisconsin that has received a Workforce Innovation Grant. The grant – up to $3.3 million for Operation Fresh Start – is aimed at collaborative programs aimed at solving regional workforce challenges. In December, Gov. Tony Evers announced about $59.5 million in the grants, with a second round of funding to be announced later this year. The grants are paid for by $100 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds. Read More