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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

2,000

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

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

33

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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Why Small Manufacturers Are Investing in Their Best Asset: A Dedicated Workforce

4.11.18  •  by Fred Dedrick at Training Industry  •  

Northland employers vie for workers

4.9.18  •  by Peter Passi at Duluth News Tribune  •  

"WHEN STAFF FEEL SUPPORTED, QUALITY OF CARE INCREASES”

4.8.18  •  by Ray Mullman at South Carolina Nursing Home Law Blog  •  

United Way SELA - ALICE in the Workforce

4.8.18  •  by Terri Westerfeld at WWL  •  

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#LIAW - Listening to the Voices of Youth: Young Adults as Community-Based Researchers

4.5.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

Many of us working to identify good strategies and support effective programs understand the great importance of involving communities in informing and implementing our work. When we fail to engage…

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…