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…

Expanding Equity in Manufacturing with On-the-Job Training

12.26.22  •  by Ashley Williams  •  

“Earn-and-learn” models are powerful tools for building up a skilled workforce. On-the-job training allows employees to earn a paycheck while they learn the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to perform…

Together, We Achieve More

12.8.22  •  by Ashley Williams  •  

A paper cutout of four people holding hands.
With Thanksgiving behind us and the holiday season in full swing, I have been reflecting on how grateful I am for everything our network has achieved in 2022. The collaboratives…

What’s It Going To Take To SHIFT?

11.21.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

In September 2022, the National Fund for Workforce Solutions gathered with other workforce development leaders in Minneapolis for our biennial convening. We set out to address how we can all…


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…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions and the Annie E. Casey Foundation Partner for the Next Phase of Generation Work

4.18.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Eight communities will seek to improve employment outcomes for low-income, young adults of color   Washington D.C. April 18, 2022 – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is partnering with…