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The National Fund supported 89 industry partnerships in 2018 to improve business and workforce systems and make jobs better.




The National Fund network activated over 2,300 employers to implement demand-driven workforce solutions in 2018.




Since 2007, the National Fund has catalyzed $384 million in co-investment from over 800 local and national funders.



The National Fund is proud to support 30 regional funding collaboratives located across the country. Regional collaboratives bring together diverse partners to tackle workforce challenges and build stronger communities.

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National Fund for Workforce Solutions Announces Grants to Five Communities to Address the Digital Divide

1.13.21  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Baltimore, Dallas, Louisville, Syracuse, and Wichita have been awarded grants to improve digital access and digital skills to help workers advance in good jobs. Washington, D.C. – (January 13, 2021)…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Supports Four Communities to Create More Inclusive Economies

1.11.21  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Cleveland, Des Moines, Louisville, and Pittsburgh have received grants to work with local employers to redesign jobs and support a more resilient workforce. Washington, D.C. – (January 11, 2021) –…

Dole Packaged Foods to open frozen fruit facility in McDonough

1.5.21  •  by Staff at Henry Herald  •  

Dole Packaged Foods to open frozen fruit facility in McDonough

Students in Training Build 'Tiny Home'

12.14.20  •  by Staff at Construction Equipment  •  

Students in Training Build 'Tiny Home'




Our Resilient Network

12.30.20  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Dear CareerSTAT Network, We have made it through an unimaginably difficult year. When I took over as chair of the CareerSTAT Executive Committee in April, it was in the midst…

What 2020 Taught Us

12.22.20  •  by Amanda Cage  •  , , , , , ,

If there is one lesson that we learned in 2020, it is that we need one another. We depend on essential workers who pick, process, and sell our food, who…

If We’re Serious About an Equitable Economy, It’s All Hands on Deck

11.30.20  •  by Amanda Cage  •  , ,

This month I write to you (finally) on the other side of a national election. However you feel about the outcome, our challenges weren’t going to end with one election.…

The World Needs More Good Jobs

11.3.20  •  by Janice Urbanik  •  ,

A good job has ripple effects that boost the economy, support families, and strengthen businesses and communities What the world needs now, are jobs, good jobs. It’s the only thing…