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Employment Partners

Innovative Alliances also include the dozens of local businesses who employ the valuable and talented individuals who participate in our Employing Abilities initiatives. BI’s unique approach to Employing Abilities highlights and develops the unique talents of our participants. We help match each person’s skills to employer needs—ranging from retail and maintenance to production and assembly. With continued investment in skill building and job coaching, we help guide participants toward fully individualized employment. At BI, we believe that every social investment has the power to be broadly transformative.

Employment Partners:


  • Amy’s Kitchen
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Basin Street Properties
  • Burbank Housing
  • City of Santa Rosa
  • City of Sebastopol
  • City of Healdsburg
  • El Coronel
  • Food Maxx
  • G&G Market
  • Ham Delles Property Management
  • Healdsburg District Hospital
  • Hilton
  • Innovative Molding
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co.
  • Marshall’s
  • Mary’s Pizza Shack
  • No. 8 Lighting
  • Oliver’s
  • Parkpoint Health Club
  • Pedy’s Pedals
  • Raley’s
  • Red Lobster
  • Redwood Credit Union
  • Refuge Wines
  • Restoring Vision
  • Safeway
  • Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
  • Sonoma City Parks
  • Sonoma County Museum
  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
  • Sonoma County Transit
  • Sutter Hospital
  • Florian’s Brewery
  • Trader Joes
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods
  • Workrite Ergonomics
  • YMCA
  • And many, many more!