President Obama Announces $600 Million for Expanding Community College Partnerships, Apprenticeship Programs
Metro Hartford Alliance for Careers in Health Care (MACH) Hartford, CT The National Fund invests in high-value partnerships with employers that lead to career opportunity and advancement for our nation's workers and jobseekers. MACH is helping area resident Rebecka Thayer move from unemployment to full-time Certified Nurse Aide, and addressing the skills gap in the health care sector. LEARN MORE
By Loh-Sze Leung, executive director of SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce
The National Fund is a dynamic partnership of communities, employers, workers, and philanthropy, which invests in 30 regional funder collaboratives across the country. Our mssion is to drive, practices, policies, and investments to improve family-supporting career opportunities for low-wage and unemployed indviduals, provide employers with skilled workers, and advance local economic development. Since 2007, National Fund workforce collaboratives have served nearly 43,000 workers; brought together more than 4,000 employers; and helped establish 151 workforce partnerships.