Project Restart is not possible without the financial support of friends, family, foundations, the community and corporations. The costs of the program include materials, facilitator fees, technology, micro-grants, business services and additional required resources.
Please consider a donation to Project Restart. Your donation is tax-deductible and you will receive a receipt upon your gift for your tax records.
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Additional Ways to Support
Although financial support is one of the critical needs of the program, there are many others ways individuals and programs can assist:
Mentors- We need mentors to provide ongoing support to program participants that will commit to regular meetings and calls to ensure the success of program participants.
Employment Opportunities- There will be a demand for livable-wage employment options for participants who complete the employment pathway. High-growth careers are most desired by the Project Restart team including technology, trades and transportation. If you are a felony-friendly employer, please contact us with employment opportunities.
Education/ Training/ Certification Programs- Participants completing the education pathway will need to be accepted into an education or training program. We are seeking partnerships with employers or training programs that will lead to employment in high-growth, high-demand felony-friendly industries including technology, trades and transportation.
In-Kind Donations- If you or your business would like to provide materials or supplies to Project Restart, please contact us to discuss this. We welcome food, computers, office supplies, software, professional clothing, print services, marketing services, technology support, transportation services and more.
If you or your organization is interested in partnering with the program in any of these ways, visit the contact page and share your information.
2021 Program Dates
Through Project Restart, individuals with criminal convictions receive cost-free 10-week virtual personal development, financial education, entrepreneurship training and exploration of education and employment options. Participants will receive mentoring and the opportunity to pitch for micro-grants to be used toward their goals.
An individual must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for participation in Project Restart:
Be an individual with a criminal record
Reside in or near the Atlanta Metro Area
Be willing to commit to 10-weeks of virtual training and coaching
The most important qualification is the readiness of the individuals to participate in a program that will enable him/her to fully explore their education, employment or entrepreneurship goals and develop strategies to improve their success.
Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates!
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