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The National Fund has supported individuals in completing 53,000 training courses resulting in new skills for high-demand jobs and 40,000 industry-approved credentials.



The National Fund supports more than 2,300 employers in 85 active partnerships helping area businesses develop collective solutions to shared labor issues.



National Fund investments have catalyzed almost $300 million in matched or aligned investments from 700 local and national funders.

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CareerSTAT Newsletter - Fall 2016

12.1.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

CareerSTAT Newsletter - Fall 2016

Why the ‘Skills Gap’ Doesn’t Explain Slow Hiring

11.30.16  •  by Sophie Quinton at Pew Charitable Trusts  •  

National Fund Newsletter - October 2016

10.31.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

National Fund Newsletter - October 2016

Frontline Workers: Gateways to Better Business

10.27.16  •  by Kelly Aiken at Chief Learning Officer  •  

CareerSTAT Director Kelly Aiken writes in Chief Learning Officer on how health care organizations across the country are achieving business impact by investing in the skills and careers of their frontline workers. "The health…




Webinar: Investing in the Frontline: A Lesson from the Health Care Sector

12.1.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

A good job has long been the entryway to financial stability and economic opportunity, but labor markets are changing. The share of middle-skill jobs—those that have traditionally provided entry to…

The Kellogg Foundation Invests $750,000 3-Year Grant in CareerSTAT

11.30.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

After four years of committed support from the Joyce Foundation, CareerSTAT received a three-year $750,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand its network and develop an Employer Academy…

My Brother's Keeper What Works Showcase

10.18.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions was invited to showcase its innovative approach to helping individuals access a good job at the White's My Brother's Keeper What Works Showcase. The event is co-hosted…

National Fund Employers Recognized By UpSkill America

10.13.16  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

At a White House summit last Friday, the National Fund joined policymakers including U.S. Secretaries of Labor, Education, and Commerce, workforce practitioners, and leading employers from across the country to…