To advance our workforce movement, we must build coalitions and support every stakeholder in this process. This page lists some external resources that can be of use to our partners, colleagues, and anyone interested in workforce development.

The Council on Foundations’ Community Foundation Locator can help you find community foundations in your local area.

GuideStar provides up-to-date information about thousands of non-profits.

Foundation Center works to advance knowledge about philanthropy practices around the world.  

The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals and organizations bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

The Aspen Institute is an international, non-profit, and non-partisan forum for the exchange of ideas, with a broad portfolio of expertise in issues that impact workforce development.

The Brookings Institution is a non-profit public policy organization that conducts in-depth research to address problems facing society at every level.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a non-profit policy and research institute that works to improve the socioeconomic status and civic engagement of African-Americans.

National Skills Coalition forms broad-based coalitions across a range of industries, with a focus on raising the skills of all of America’s workers.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization, advocating pro-business policies with a focus on job creation and economic growth.  

Investing in America’s Workforce is a collaboration between the U.S. Federal Reserve System, the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources at the University of Texas at Austin, and the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, compiling and publishing contemporary research and best practices on workforce development.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is a unit of the United States Department of Labor and is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring and reporting essential information about the labor market and workforce.

The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta houses several research centers that address workforce issues, including the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity and the Center for Human Capital Studies.

The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York has educational resources and original research on workforce development.