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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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Triad group touts workforce development at national conference

7.21.17  •  by Katie Arcieri at Triad Business Journal  •  

Employ Milwaukee to lead 12-city workforce development initiative

7.12.17  •  by Dan Shafer at Milwaukee Business Journal  •  

Norton Healthcare creates first-in-Kentucky jobs program

7.12.17  •  by Chris Larson at Louisville Business First  •  

CareerSTAT Newsletter - Summer 2017

7.11.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

CareerSTAT Newsletter - Summer 2017




#NFMeeting Live Blog: CareerSTAT Frontline Worker Champions & Emerging Champions

6.16.17  •  by Binoli Dua  •  

The National Fund Meeting closed on a high note this afternoon, with healthcare leaders on CareerSTAT’s Recognition Committee honoring and recognizing four healthcare employers as 2017 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions…

#NFMeeting Live Blog: Young Adults & Their Employers

6.15.17  •  by Binoli Dua  •  ,

“No one will serve young adults better than their own community."- Dana Politis, Montefiore Health System At this afternoon’s Young Adults & Their Employers: A Win-Win Proposition workshop, the focus…

#NFMeeting Live Blog: Generating Ideas & Innovation from Frontline Workers

6.15.17  •  by Binoli Dua  •  

“If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Wise words from Dean Schroeder, co-author of The Idea-Driven Organization, a new book focusing on driving innovation through…

#NFMeeting Live Blog: Improving Worker Self-Sufficiency and Retention through Improved Financial Coaching

6.15.17  •  by Binoli Dua  •  ,

At today’s Improving Worker Self-Sufficiency and Retention through Improved Financial Coaching workshop, attendees learned about the benefits of providing workers with financial coaching opportunities. Seung Kim, Senior Program Director at…