Blog posts from April 2010

Today, the National Fund for Workforce Solutions was presented the highest award bestowed by the Council on Foundations: the Distinguished Grantmaking Award for Collaboration. It speaks to the leadership role that philanthropy must take in helping America’s workers and businesses succeed in a post-recession economy. Even more important, it speaks to how the National Fund operates.
Here’s something we may not always think about: how scary a new training and career advancement program can be for incumbent employees. Watch the three-minute video clip below. It’s from an interview with Timothy Meade, a mental health worker at Temple University Episcopal (part of Temple University Health System) and a participant in the District 1199c Training and Upgrading Fund.