Dominic Robinson is the Director of Work Train, and VP for Community Prosperity at CenterState CEO, and has been with the organization for seven years. We recently spoke to Dominic to learn more...
National Fund Awards over $2.5 Million in SIF Grants!
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is pleased to announce the awarding of over $2.5M in Social Innovation Fund continuation grants to 17 different communities. These funds will be used to increase capacity for demand-driven training to connect more workers and jobseekers to labor force!
Grant awards were made on criteria that includes high performance levels; demonstrated commitment to advancing the National Fund’s demand-driven model, which serves both employers and individuals, generates industry intelligence, seeks career advancement for workers, and promotes improvements to strengthen workforce development through investment and policy change; and the ability to meet matching fund requirements. The National Fund will be announcing new Social Innovation Fund grantees in December 2014.
Save the Date! National Fund's Fifth Annual Meeting
The 2015 National Fund Annual Meeting will take place on June 17-19, 2015 in Baltimore, MD at the Hyatt Regency on the Inner Harbor. Read more about this exciting event!
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The National Fund for Workforce Solutions has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting applications from regional funder collaboratives.
As a dynamic national partnership of communities, employers, workers, and philanthropy, the National Fund for Workforce Solutions is broadening its reach and deepening its impact on employers and workers. The National Fund invests in funder collaboratives in 35 communities. supporting innovative employer-led industry partnerships, providing demand-driven training, and awarding credentials. Skills gaps are being closed, low-wage Americans have more career opportunities, and local economies are being strengthened.