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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

2,000

The National Fund supports more than 2,000 employers in 70 active partnerships helping area businesses develop collective solutions to shared labor issues.

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

33

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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National Fund Selects Four Cities to Participate in Job Quality Initiative

1.11.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Local partners will assist employers in changing their business practices to improve hiring, retention and engagement of frontline workers WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2017) – Today, the National Fund announced…

Ex-Offender Finds a Lifeline at Miami Valley Gaming

1.9.18  •  by Mike Brown at Cincinnatians for the American Dream  •  

Partners for a Competitive Workforce in Cincinnati, Ohio is working with a major regional employer—Miami Valley Gaming—to build new opportunities for workers struggling to enter the middle class. Leading employers…

National Fund Newsletter - December 2017

1.8.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Boeing Commits $1.5 Million to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions

11.29.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  

Media Contact: Olivia Farrow OFarrow@anthologycommunications.net (202) 630-4043 Boeing Commits $1.5 Million to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions to Strengthen the Manufacturing Workforce through On-The-Job Training Programs in Five Communities Grants…

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Meet NF Leaders: Rob Hope - The Bay Area

1.17.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

The National Fund network consists of dozens of effective local workforce development professionals leading efforts in their communities to connect individuals to work and to provide businesses with skilled employees.…

Business Leader Series: MJ Ryan, Partners HealthCare

1.16.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

MJ Ryan is the Director of Workforce Development at Partners HealthCare and a key leader in delivering technical assistance to the 11 healthcare organizations participating in the CareerSTAT Healthcare Workforce…

Meet NF Leaders: Clarinda Harrison - Detroit

1.9.18  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

The National Fund network consists of dozens of effective local workforce development professionals leading efforts in their communities to connect individuals with work and to provide businesses with skilled employees.…

The National Fund Celebrates a Decade of Changing Lives

12.7.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  , ,

Business, Community and Philanthropic Leaders Gathered to Celebrate a Decade of Changing Lives “There’s dignity in opportunity,” said Peter Scher, Head of Corporate Responsibility at JPMorgan Chase & Co., “...The…