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By The Numbers

SUPPORTING INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

89

The National Fund supported 89 industry partnerships in 2018 to improve business and workforce systems and make jobs better.

ACTIVATING EMPLOYERS

 

2,311

The National Fund network activated over 2,300 employers to implement demand-driven workforce solutions in 2018.

CO-INVESTING IN COMMUNITIES

 

$384m

Since 2007, the National Fund has catalyzed $384 million in co-investment from over 800 local and national funders.

REGIONAL COLLABORATIVES

33

The National Fund is proud to support 33 regional funding collaboratives located across the country. Regional collaboratives bring together diverse partners to tackle workforce challenges and build stronger communities.

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The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Names New President and CEO

2.10.20  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Amanda Cage, previously of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, will lead the organization’s work around good jobs, economic stability for all, and frontline worker advancement. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National…

West Alabama Works hopes to find jobs for workers after plants close

2.5.20  •  by Kelvin Reynolds at WBRC  •  

West Alabama Works hopes to find jobs for workers after plants close

DCH Health System host hiring fair Tuesday in Brookwood

2.3.20  •  by Kelvin Reynolds at WBRC  •  

DCH Health System host hiring fair Tuesday in Brookwood

National Fund Newsletter - January 2020

1.30.20  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

New Funding to Promote Good Jobs The National Fund for Workforce Solutions received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to identify the key motivations for small businesses…

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To Drive Change for Workers, Pull the Levers of Capitalism

2.11.20  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , ,

The Issue We are in the midst of the longest period of economic expansion in U.S. history. Profits are up, the stock market is up, job creation is steady, and…

Overheard in Davos: The Right Message, But Now Let’s See Some Action

1.29.20  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  

At the National Fund, we have been following with great interest, the growing conversation around growing income inequality and the need to reform or “reboot” capitalism. We would welcome the…

360 Degree Choice of Direction

1.23.20  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  ,

From the top floor of Hotel Revival, I marveled at a sunny 360-degree view of Baltimore. Directly south along the water I could see Port Covington, a former industrial area…

A Midwest Pioneer Succeeds in Worker Retention and Training

1.23.20  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , ,

Ohio’s Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center prides itself on being among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals and a leader in boosting overall retention rates among a highly diverse group of…