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

11.29.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  

Media Contact: Olivia Farrow (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…

Boeing Commits $1.5M for Worker Training Programs

11.29.17  •  by Jacob Clark at Advanced Manufacturing  •  

National Fund Newsletter- November 2017

11.7.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  

Event Connects High School Girls to Women in Manufacturing

11.7.17  •  by Julia Hider at Modern Machine Shop  •  

Event Connects High School Girls to Women in Manufacturing: Modern Machine Shop




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…

New Academy Helping Healthcare Organizations Invest in Frontline Workers

10.31.17  •  by Jacob Clark  •  ,

This November the National Fund kicks off its inaugural Healthcare Workforce Development Academy to help 11 healthcare organizations accelerate investments in the skill and career development of their frontline employees. Supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the…

New Project in Baltimore, Seattle & Des Moines to Advance Retail Careers

10.16.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  ,

The National Fund announced that it is awarding $900,000 in grants made possible through a grant from Walmart to the Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative, Central Iowa Works (an initiative of…

Profiles of Companies Hiring and Training Young Adults

10.13.17  •  by Megan Traylor  •  , ,

Each the year, the National Fund recognizes businesses that are making exemplary investments in the skills and careers of their youngest employees. The following profiles of OKAY Industries and ACMT in Hartford, CT and…