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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.



The National Fund supports more than 2,000 employers in 70 active partnerships helping area businesses develop collective solutions to shared labor issues.



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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Pilot program for nursing home supervisors improves facility culture, staff and resident satisfaction

3.21.18  •  by Kimberly Marseals at McKnight's  •  

Massachusetts Pilot Uses Supervisory Training to Improve the Quality of Long-Term Care Jobs

3.20.18  •  by Staff at Healthcare Dive  •  

CareerEdge Moves to Sarasota Chamber

3.20.18  •  by John Hielscher at Herad Tribune  •  

Massachusetts Pilot Uses Supervisory Training to Improve the Quality of Long-Term Care Jobs

3.19.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Report shows efforts to improve frontline supervision improves worker and patient conditions in long-term care WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 20, 2018) – According to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions' new…




A Young Apprentice's Pathway to Success

3.19.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

Do you remember the first time you flew on an airplane? For 18-year-old apprentice Phillip Fuller, it was in early March 2018, when he traveled to New York City to…

We Served 1,285 Frontline Workers. Let Me Tell You How and Why.

2.2.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Back in 2007, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) had been running “pipeline” programs – efforts to train incumbent workers up into hard to fill jobs – for a few…

Business Leader Series: Christian Ralston, Norton Healthcare

1.30.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

Christian Ralston is the Director of Workforce Development at Norton Healthcare and a key leader in delivering technical assistance to the 11 healthcare organizations participating in the CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce…

National Fund Cohosts Job Quality Webinar with the Federal Reserve

1.29.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

Investing in America’s Workforce How Employers Create Good Jobs to Maintain Their Competitive Advantage In today’s tightening labor market, companies across the country are adopting new business practices to create…