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The Time is Now is a powerful convening of workforce development professionals, employers, frontline workers, and funders. This two-day event will advance the learning agenda on critical workforce issues.

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IMPACTING INDIVIDUALS

92,000

The National Fund has supported 67,500 job seekers and 25,000 incumbent workers in developing new skills for high-demand jobs and securing 65,000 industry-approved credentials.

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7,500

The National Fund network has engaged more than 7,500 employers to develop collective solutions through industry partnerships.

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$315m

National Fund investments have catalyzed $315 million in matched or aligned investments from 700 local and national funders.

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The National Fund is proud to support 33 regional funding collaboratives located across the country. These collaboratives generate attention and investment in their community’s biggest labor and economic issues.

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The Paradox Prize Aims to Address the Gap Between Transportation and Jobs in Northeast Ohio, But Is the Problem Really a Paradox?

6.18.19  •  by Hannah Lebovits at Cleveland Scene  •  

The Paradox Prize Aims to Address the Gap Between Transportation and Jobs in Northeast Ohio, But Is the Problem Really a Paradox?

Transportation a barrier to getting, keeping jobs

6.16.19  •  by Rachel Abbey McCafferty at Crain's Cleveland Business  •  

Transportation a barrier to getting, keeping jobs

Crain's editorial: Staff report

6.16.19  •  by Staff at Crain's Cleveland Business  •  

Crain's editorial: Staff report

5 healthcare providers recognized for investing in frontline workers

6.13.19  •  by Kelly Gooch at Beckers Hospital Review  •  

5 healthcare providers recognized for investing in frontline workers

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Boeing OJT 2.0

5.20.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , ,

With a grant from the Boeing Company, the National Fund is implementing an on-the-job training program in five communities across the country. The goal of this project is to assist…

Dr. Pam Howze on Workforce Development

4.30.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Today’s blog post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. Joyce interviews Dr. Pam Howze of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. I recently…

CareerSTAT Academy Member Spotlight: Mercy Health

4.24.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , ,

CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce Development Academy Beginning in November 2017, CareerSTAT brought together 11 healthcare organizations for the CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce Development Academy. This year-long learning experience helps healthcare organizations develop more diverse talent pipelines, better…

Talk is Cheap

4.24.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

There is a lot of talk about extreme income inequality. The fault, many say, is with capitalism. Often these capitalist critiques come from the progressive left. But more and more,…