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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

7,500

The National Fund network has engaged more than 7,500 employers to develop collective solutions through industry partnerships.

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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Lincoln Financial Group’s Fifth Annual Hackathon-Style Event Benefits North Carolina Nonprofits

10.22.18  •  by Staff at AP  •  

Applicants are invited to Tuesday job fair

10.20.18  •  by Staff at Tuscaloosa News  •  

Study delves into how insurance industry can attract workers

10.19.18  •  by Staff at Business Observer  •  

He's tasked with seeding thousands of new jobs in Pittsburgh — whether Amazon comes or not

10.12.18  •  by Daniel Moore at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  •  

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Investing in Long-Term Care Workers Improves Retention and Patient Satisfaction

10.15.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

In the U.S., the average retention rates for long-term care workers ranges between 50 and 60 percent. By comparison, Syracuse-based healthcare provider Loretto’s retention rate of 79 percent is substantially…

Identifying a New Worker Pipeline to Address Demand for Addiction Treatment

10.8.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

In 2017, approximately 22 million teenagers and adults in the United States struggled with alcohol or drug addiction in the previous year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health…

Workforce Solutions: Investing in Purpose and People with Janice Urbanik

10.4.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , ,

It takes $50,000 to support a family of four, but only 1 out of 4 jobs pays that kind of salary. Something is very wrong with this picture. A business should…

National Fund Working with Partners to Advance Racial Equity

9.25.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , ,

This week in Atlanta and Philadelphia, community and workforce leaders will come together to learn how they can support and advance racial equity in their communities.   The National Fund’s network member in Philadelphia, the United Way’s Job Opportunity Investment Network, or JOIN, will host ‘Advancing Racial Equity.’ The workshop…