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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

32

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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The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Supports Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, and Syracuse in Effort to Promote Economic Mobility for Low-Wage Workers

1.17.19  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Supports Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, and Syracuse in Effort to Promote Economic Mobility for Low-Wage Workers Through a grant from Ballmer Group, the National Fund…

Search is on for chamber leader

1.10.19  •  by David Conway at Your Observer News  •  

Search is on for chamber leader

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Hires Donahue as Program Manager

1.8.19  •  by Staff at SRQ Magazine  •  

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Hires Donahue as Program Manager

KEVIN COOPER: Looking back at what family of businesses accomplished

1.7.19  •  by Kevin Cooper at Herald-Tribune  •  

KEVIN COOPER: Looking back at what family of businesses accomplished

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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Finds Employee Investment is a Cure for Improving Veteran Care

1.22.19  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , ,

The primary goal of Veterans Affairs is to provide the highest quality of care and service to veterans. This goal is accomplished, in part, through investments their employee. Investing in…

"Retail America" Episode 2: How Can Employers Overcome Low Unemployment?

1.9.19  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  ,

Pat Steele, Project Director at Central Iowa Works, shares insights into how employers are overcoming low numbers of job applicants and providing wrap-around services that overcome employment barriers as well…

To Create a Strong Frontline, Tailor Programs for Employers and Workers

12.27.18  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  , , ,

On a dual mission to center both worker and employer needs, the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund (Training Fund) is a partnership that strives to invest in frontline workers.…

A Message from National Fund President Fred Dedrick

12.20.18  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  

Sandra is one of the half million people in the United States who works full time for the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour (another 1.3 million make less…