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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.



National Fund for Workforce Solutions Launches New Initiative Aimed at Shifting the Childcare Industry

4.3.24  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Four network collaboratives will receive $200,000 grants to support their efforts to create better jobs for better access to childcare WASHINGTON, D.C., April 3, 2024 – The National Fund for…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Announces 2023 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions

12.13.23  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Peer recognition program highlights healthcare systems dedicated to building equitable, inclusive workplaces through worker-centered workforce development programs.   Washington D.C. December 13, 2023 — The National Fund for Workforce Solutions…

New Research From National Fund for Workforce Solutions and Harvard’s Project on Workforce Charts a New Path for Career Navigation

11.29.23  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Washington D.C. November 29, 2023 – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions today announced the publication of Unlocking Economic Prosperity: Career Navigation in a Time of Rapid Change, a white…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Announces $8 Million Donation from MacKenzie Scott

9.29.23  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Gift will help accelerate the National Fund’s efforts to advance racial equity in the workforce   Washington D.C. September 29, 2023 – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is excited…

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