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Workforce Wayne, Inc. dba Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance

Total Qualifying Score: 10
County (ARC Region): Yes
State (ARC Region): Yes
Q3. IRS Status: Nonprofit – 2
Q4. Parent Entity: No – 1
Q5. 2 or More Full-Time Employees : Yes (as of 12/31/2019)
Q7. Budget Level: $250,001 to $1.5 million – 5 (Last Fiscal Year Actual Income)
Q8. Restricted Reserves: No – 1
Q9. CARES Act Funding: No – 1
Q13. Participation by Executive: Yes


Workforce Wayne, Inc. dba Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance
Hawley, Wayne County, Pennsylvania 18428

County (ARC Region) Wayne
State (ARC Region) Pennsylvania


Q1. Mission:

Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance serves as an intermediary to identify, create, and provide educational opportunities that build our workforce and support lifelong learning.

Q2. How organization aligns with ARC’s Plan & Goals:

Community Education Council (PA Dept. of Education designation – 9 Councils in the Commonwealth)

  1.  Supports program development in a community based business incubator
  2. Develops, Brokers, Implements programs and services to increase knowledge/skills/abilities of residents
  3. Investment of Partnership to the core infrastructure areas that impact the labor force
  4. Investment of Partnership to the integration of “place” and placemaking importance to the labor force (maintenance/in-migration)
  5. Develops, Brokers, Implements programs and services from kindergarten to lifelong learning

Q3. IRS Filing Status: 501(c)(3)   

Q4. Unit or Chapter of Larger Organization: No

Q5. Employees:

Full-Time/Part-Time Employees: 9/14 14 (as of 9/1/2020)

Full-Time/Part-Time Employees: 9/37 (as of 12/31/2019)

Current Year Income/Expenses: $2,332,421/$2,100,000

Q6. Fiscal Year: July-June

Q7. Budget Level

Last Fiscal Year Income/Expenses (Actual): $1,294,440 / $1,243,054

Current Year Income/Expenses (Projected): $2,332,421 / $2,100,000

Balance Sheet

Q8. Restricted Reserves (Amount): No ($N/A)

Q9. CARES Act Funding (Amount): No ($N/A)
Received From: N/A   Date Received: N/A
For What Purpose(s): N/A

Q10. Negative Impacts from COVID-19:

Delayed education and training – time deficit for regroup/retool approached to progress.

Pivot & Prosper is the positive impact.

Q11. Top Three Concerns:
Reduction in labor force / mobility of unemployed / opportunity employment decision making
In ability to expend federal funding for education & training
Contraction of large industry sector / out migration

How Participation in Program Will Address Concerns:

People – Place – Policy – Partnership

Participation in a active cohort will glean a variety of perspective on current status, future planning



Q12. Applying as a Proposed Cohort? Yes

List of Organizations in Proposed Cohort:
Mary Beth Wood, Wayne Economic Development Corporation
Deb Gillette, Chamber of the Northern Pocono’s
Ryanne Jennings, Wayne Community Foundation (pending)

Q13. Executive Director or CEO Will Participate in the Program? Yes

Q14. Top Two Choices for Cohort Instruction:

Course #1 Choice: 1-Long-term Financial Management

Course #2 Choice: 2-Mission & Operations

Q15. Desired Course Schedule for Cohort Instruction:

#1 Desired Course Schedule: 1-Winter 2021: 10-Week Course (Jan. 25. 2021 – Apr. 4, 2021)

#2 Desired Course Schedule: 2-Winter 2021 A: 5-Week Course (Jan. 25, 2021 – Feb. 28, 2021)


Name: Lucyann Vierling, Executive Director

Application Approved by Organization Director or CEO? Yes, Approved by Executive Director/CEO

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