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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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State approves apprenticeship program for hospital workers

5.17.17  •  by Lorraine Mirabella at The Baltimore Sun  •  

Obamas pledge $2 million for summer jobs, apprenticeships for Chicago youth

5.9.17  •  by Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz at Chicago Tribune

Op-Ed: Boosting Skills Is Key to Health Care Workforce

5.5.17  •  by Chauncy Lennon at U.S. News & World Report  •  

2017 Young Adult Employer Champions

5.5.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

2017 Young Adults Employer Champions The National Fund Recognizes Employers Who Address Skill Gaps by Hiring and Retaining Young Adults WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 9, 2017) – Our nation is facing…




1,000 Manufacturing Jobs Secured in Louisville, Kentucky

5.23.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  

Offering a range of services to jobseekers and local manufacturers, the Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center (KMCC) is a one-stop shop for individuals interested in working in Louisville’s growing manufacturing sector.…

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Annual Report

5.19.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  

Where are the Jobs?

5.10.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  ,

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative in Sarasota, Florida created a career guide titled Where are the Jobs? in order to provide students, parents, guidance counselors or mentors with information about high demand…

Attend 2017 Leadership Convening June 15-16, 2017

5.2.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

Register today to attend the National Fund for Workforce Solution’s 2017 Leadership Convening on Thursday, June 15 - Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. With…