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Since We Began in 2007

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.

ORGANIZING EMPLOYERS

7,500

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

STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES

$315m

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

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REGIONAL COLLABORATIVES

31

The National Fund is proud to support 31 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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NEWS

Report Finds Problems with Wages, Locations of Northeast Ohio Job Growth

2.12.19  •  by Brandon Bounds & Anna Huntsman at WKSU  •  

Report Finds Problems with Wages, Locations of Northeast Ohio Job Growth

CareerSTAT Quarterly- Winter 2019

2.11.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Are You The Next CareerSTAT Champion?

Study: Regional Economic Measures Improving, But Work Remains

2.11.19  •  by Staff at The Business Journal  •  

Study: Regional Economic Measures Improving, But Work Remains

Northeast Ohio continues to lag peers in growth measurements, new report shows

2.8.19  •  by Staff at Crain's Cleveland Business  •  

Northeast Ohio continues to lag peers in growth measurements, new report shows

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Building Community Partnerships for Youth Apprenticeship: A Systems Thinking Approach

2.14.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Everything old is new again. Apprenticeship is an established idea that has been revived to meet new labor and economic challenges. Right now, there is significant momentum across the United…

Today’s Labor Market: Miracle or Mirage?

2.14.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

January marked 100 straight months with positive job growth. The unemployment rate is near an all-time low at 4.0%. There are more job openings than people to fill them. The…

CareerSTAT Academy Member Spotlight: Advocate Aurora Health

1.30.19  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , ,

CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce Development Academy Beginning in November 2017, the National Fund for Workforce Solutions brought together 11 healthcare organizations for the CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce Development Academy. This year-long learning…

Making Progress, Not Excuses

1.28.19  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , ,

Peter S. Strange
The Workforce Solutions Collaborative in Hartford, Conn., was among the first funders collaboratives established with support from the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. In November 2018, it celebrated ten years…