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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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Hospital Notes for Sept. 16, 2018

9.16.18  •  by Kelly Burch at Valley News  •  

The Great Collaborator on Workforce Development

9.15.18  •  by Staff at SRQ Magazine  •  

Healthcare Leaders Select Seven Employers As Champions For Frontline Workers

9.12.18  •  by Staff at Virginian-Pilot  •  

Healthcare Leaders Select Seven Employers as Champions for Frontline Workers

9.12.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

HEALTHCARE LEADERS SELECT SEVEN EMPLOYERS AS CHAMPIONS FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS CareerSTAT recognizes practices that benefit employers, entry-level workers and patients WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 12, 2018) – Seven U.S. healthcare employers…




A Workforce Development Month Message from The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

9.4.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Last year, Congress designated September as National Workforce Development Month to celebrate investments in the U.S. workforce that lead to increased economic opportunities. At the National Fund for Workforce Solutions,…

Improving Retention by Making Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs Better

8.8.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , ,

In the greater Dallas-Fort Worth region, major health systems have a problem recruiting and retaining patient care technicians (PCTs). Parkland Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Methodist Health…

Teaching Advanced Retail Skills at the Walmart Academy

7.24.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

The retail and related industries employ over 48 million Americans. With such a large footprint, employers must find ways to attract and keep top talent. Developing opportunities for advancement and…

National Fund Goes International

7.23.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , ,

I have had a great opportunity to travel across the country to provide employers and workforce leaders technical assistance in developing apprenticeships. From a more traditional field like manufacturing to…