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The National Fund has supported individuals in completing 53,000 training courses resulting in new skills for high-demand jobs and 40,000 industry-approved credentials.



The National Fund supports more than 2,300 employers in 85 active partnerships helping area businesses develop collective solutions to shared labor issues.



National Fund investments have catalyzed almost $300 million in matched or aligned investments from 700 local and national funders.

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The National Fund is proud to support 32 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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National Fund Newsletter - January 2017

1.18.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

The Hitachi Foundation Provides $500,000 in Final Grant to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions

1.18.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

The Hitachi Foundation Provides $500,000 in Final Grant to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions Legacy grants support efforts to work with businesses in producing good jobs and building prosperous…

Mireya Eavey, Philanthropic Newsmaker of the Year

1.9.17  •  by Jacob Ogles at SRQ Magazine  •  

12.29.16 SRQ Eavey Philanthropic Newsmaker of the Year

Equitable Talent Development Strategies that Impact the Triple Aim

1.5.17  •  by Molly Seals and Kelly Aiken at HR Pulse  •  

Molly Seals of Mercy Health and Kelly Aiken of CareerSTAT published an article in ASHHRA's HR Pulse arguing that "All health care workers—even those in entry-level positions—play a critical role…




BLU Calls on Congress to #InvestInSkills

1.3.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Last week, BLU leaders met in Washington calling for greater investments in skills development and job training. Representing diverse regions and industries, 75 business leaders met with 80 congressional offices…

Washington DC Launches IT & Health Care Partnerships

1.3.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

Fred Dedrick, National Fund for Workforce Solutions
The Workforce Collaborative in Washington D.C. is proud to partner with its newest member, JPMorgan Chase & Co., to launch Greater Washington Works to support new investments in regional industry sector partnerships in…

SAWDC Releases Workforce and Education Analysis

1.3.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

At the December SAWDC Quarterly Council meeting held in Thomasville, AL, Jobs for the Future presented the findings and recommendations from an eleven-month long analysis of current and projected education…

JPMorgan Chase Invests $1 Million

12.15.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

The National Fund received a $1,000,000, one-year grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation to expand its work with business leaders and to strengthen its network of regional collaboratives. The grant will…