What Does It Look Like to Work Within the System While Also Disrupting the System?

3.29.23  •  by Amanda Cage  •  

Earlier this month, the National Fund gathered our site directors for our annual Network meeting during which we had the opportunity to share, collaborate, and engage in tough, but necessary…

Buying Local in Newark

2.22.23  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

The city of Newark is New Jersey’s largest and one of its most diverse municipalities and is home to considerable strengths, assets, and opportunities. In partnership with the National Fund…

New Year, New SHIFT Toward Systems Thinking

1.30.23  •  by Amanda Cage  •  

At the beginning of each year, many of us commit to something new or to making a big change for the better. New goals, new way of thinking. Throughout January,…

Greensboro Apprenticeship Program Showcases the Power of National Fund Collaboratives

12.26.22  •  by Ashley Williams  •  

A group from the National Fund stands in hair nets at a food manufacturer.
One of the joys of my job is visiting our sites around the country. Earlier this month, I traveled to Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative in Greensboro, North Carolina and got…


Remembering Denise Cherenfant

6.5.23  •  by Jessica Jones  •  

A statement from Amanda Cage, president and CEO of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions:   It is with a very heavy heart that I share the news that our…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Expands its National Network to 34 Communities

7.19.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Hawai’i Workforce Funders Collaborative and the Talent Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati join the National Fund Network to Improve Workforce Outcomes   The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is excited to…

Tawanna Black at Shift The Future of Workforce!

6.29.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

We are thrilled to announce that Tawanna Black will join us in Minneapolis as the keynote speaker at SHIFT The Future of Workforce. Tawanna is the founder and CEO of the Center for Economic…

CareerSTAT Announces New Leadership and Strategic Vision

6.7.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

After two years of dedicated leadership, Joyce McDanel, vice president of human resources and education with Unity Point Health-Des Moines, will be stepping down from her role as chair of…