By the Numbers
Serving community Across the last 5 years
At The DeBruce Foundation, we’re developing programs and tools to change the way people pursue careers. We do this by creating resources to help individuals along their career path; listening to youth voices to inform our mission; and forming partnerships to scale our reach and collective impact. We innovate and learn from pilot projects. Check out our numbers toward expanding career pathways.
Geographic Reach of the Agile Work Profiler (AWP)
More than 88+ partners have adopted Agilities into their program/curriculum.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development partnered with The DeBruce Foundation as they relaunched the Indiana Career Explorer, a free education and planning tool designed to empower the Indiana economy.
“By taking the Agile Work Profiler, students and job seekers of all ages are equipped to more skillfully explore career opportunities, as they’re starting with their skills and interests in mind.”
American Student Assistance launched EvolveMe, a new digital platform to help teens make informed, confident decisions about their education and career pathways. ASA partnered with The DeBruce Foundation to include the Agile Work Profiler in the experience.
Together, we’re ensuring Gen Z is future-ready.
The University of Missouri Kansas City’s Career Services partners with The DeBruce Foundation to help their students develop career literacy alongside programming that provides mentoring and networking, experiential learning, and career guidance. Together, we’re equipping students of diverse backgrounds for career success.
- All new students at Metropolitan Community College use the Agile Work Profiler and Career Explorer Tools to gain a better understanding of their education journey, explore MCC degrees and certificates, and develop plans to get their degree.
- This partnership supports MCC’s goals of enhanced academic planning, increased rates of degree attainment, and successful transition of students into the workforce.
The Kansas Micro-Internship program connects 165,000 students in 32 Kansas public colleges and universities with opportunities to work on short-term, paid professional projects with Kansas-based organizations.
“The KMI program is currently the only statewide micro-internship program offered by a public higher education system in the nation…. [It] is a win-win for both students and employers.”
To increase gender equity on civic boards and commissions, United WE and The DeBruce Foundation formed a partnership to include the Agilities Framework into the Appointments Project® curriculum to further prepare women for civic leadership.
Early experiences are important in helping young people prepare for bright futures.
The DeBruce Foundation partners with organizations in Kansas City and across the country who are looking to build the career literacy and network strength of youth.
Download the Released 2023 Mission Report