New York City Workforce Innovation Fund

Established in 2001, the New York City Workforce Funders is a group of more than 60 foundations with an interest in workforce issues. With a goal to enhance the effectiveness of New York City’s workforce development systems. The NYC Workforce Development Fund in The New York Community Trust was created to distribute funds to demonstration projects, capacity-building, and policy efforts.

The Fund is particularly focused on supporting the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH) which serves as an industry partnership, bringing together multiple stakeholders of the health care workforce development system in order to address the industry’s rapidly changing labor force needs.

Sector Focus

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Healthcare

Industry Partnerships

New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH)

The New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH) serves as an industry partnership bringing together stakeholders and employers in the health care workforce development field in order to identify and address the industry’s rapidly changing labor force needs. NYACH’s mission is to build an effective health care workforce development system in New York City by identifying health care employers’ needs, helping education and training organizations adapt their approach to better meet those needs, and ensuring low-income and unemployed New Yorkers have access to viable career opportunities in health care. NYACH is an initiative of the public-private partnership between the NYC Department of Small Business Services and the NYC Workforce Funders and is a key strategy of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Career Pathways framework.

Collaborative Contact

(212) 513-9224
Bret Halverson Executive Director