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A Brief History of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions envisions an equitable future where workers, employers, and communities are thriving and prosperous. Founded in 2007 by philanthropic and workforce committed to a shared vision for the nation’s workforce, the National Fund collaborates with workers, employers, and communities to advance a skilled workforce, promote good jobs, and invest in equitable outcomes.
The National Fund has built a network of over 30 communities that partner with employers and workers to drive change at the local level. With the support of over 27 national and local funders, the National Fund network has collectively leveraged $83 million to expand industry partnerships, provide workers with in-demand skills, and advocate for systems change efforts across the country.
In 2016, the National Fund launched as an independent organization, committed to developing an equitable workforce where workers, employers, and communities are thriving. The National Fund leverages its robust network of regional collaboratives to pursues four integrated workforce solutions to create an economy where everyone prospers.
The National Fund activates employers to make jobs better. They equip workers for success and change the systems that hinder their access to opportunity and advancement. The National Fund catalyzes its network to co-invest in these solutions so communities have the resources they need to do the work. All of which is embedded with the values of racial equity and inclusion, collaboration, systems thinking, and innovation and continuous learning.
Remembering Denise Cherenfant
6.5.23 • by Jessica Jones • Press Release
National Fund for Workforce Solutions Expands its National Network to 34 Communities
7.19.22 • by Josh Enoch • Press Release
Tawanna Black at Shift The Future of Workforce!
6.29.22 • by Josh Enoch • Press Release
CareerSTAT Announces New Leadership and Strategic Vision
6.7.22 • by Josh Enoch • Press Release