Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative Receives $3.2M Grant

National Fund collaborative Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative based in Greensboro, North Carolina was awarded $3.2M by the North Carolina General Assembly to spearhead a variety of workforce development goals in the four-county area that includes Guilford, Randolph, Alamance and Rockingham counties.…

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Secretary DeVos Visits Mobile Training Program

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Mobile, Alabama to observe the variety of learning pathways offered to students in the area. On her second stop in Mobile, DeVos was hosted by National Fund collaborative, The Southwest Alabama Workforce Development…

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Share Information About Workforce Development and Disaster Relief?

As we contemplate the tragic impact of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, we are reminded of the need to help others and to relieve some of the suffering and sadness affecting so many families. The National Fund is working to offer strategies and suggestions for the rebuilding…

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Meet Dr. Pamela Howze, New Program Director

Meet Dr. Pamela Howze, New Program Director Dr. Pamela Howze joined the National Fund in August and will be leading its efforts to expand apprenticeship and work-based learning. Most recently, she was the statewide director of Apprenticeship, Business and Veterans…

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Evaluation Tools: How to Make Data More Useful 

Learning and evaluation are at the core of the National Fund’s local and national effort to improve America’s workforce system. The Evaluation Series: Using Qualitative and Quantitive Information provides tangible advice and recommendations on how local organizations can collect and use qualitative…

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Mercy Health: New Case Study

Mercy Health—a regional partnership of hospitals and healthcare providers throughout Western Michigan—is a leader in using  employee development strategies to improve care. These practices include evidence-based hiring practices that have increased diversity, incumbent worker training programs that have improved employee engagement, and specific investments in high-demand…

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New Business Impact Case Study: Norton Healthcare

Norton Healthcare is a national leader in developing the skills and careers of its frontline workers. Based in Louisville, KY the five-hospital system invests $11 million annually in its 14,000 employees. With more than 6,000 frontline workers, Norton operates three distinct programs—the…

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Prudential Foundation Commits to Better Skills Better Jobs 2.0

The Prudential Foundation announced a three-year, $2 million grant to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions at the2017 Leadership Convening. Building on its earlier initiative 'Better Skills, Better Jobs,' the National Fund will work with companies across the country to…

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Georgia Announces Grants to Support Sector Partnerships - NSC Blog

This summer, the Georgia Department of Economic Development awarded $1.5 million to support the development of sector partnerships in six workforce regions in the state. The awards are part of a $3 million competitive grant program to build sector partnerships…

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#NFMeeting Live Blog: CareerSTAT Frontline Worker Champions & Emerging Champions

The National Fund Meeting closed on a high note this afternoon, with healthcare leaders on CareerSTAT’s Recognition Committee honoring and recognizing four healthcare employers as 2017 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions and seven organizations as Emerging Champions. An employer-led initiative of…

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