This evening President Obama announced a new employer-led initiative...
National Fund Grants SIF Awards to Three Collaboratives
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions this month announced the award of three $100,000 grants to regional collaboratives from the Social Innovation Fund. The three collaboratives are Central Six Development Council in Birmingham, Alabama; CareerWorks: Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative in Newark, New Jersey; and Work Train Collaborative in Syracuse, New York. These funds were targeted for regional collaboratives that:
- Have brought together local funders around a shared strategic vision for workforce development for the region;
- Are committed to providing support for industry partnerships that support career advancement strategies for low-wage, low-skill workers;
- Are committed to building the capacity of the workforce development system; and
- Are advocates for policies that sustain effective industry partnerships.
From the Blog
Dear CareerSTAT Partner and Supporter,
As we close out an amazing year, I wanted to extend my thanks to the CareerSTAT Executive Committee, our working committees, CareerSTAT partners and...
More broadly, the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) seeks to put useful, relevant data into the hands of policy-makers, workforce and educational systems, and businesses.
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.