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Organizations that can focus on the rapidly changing needs of the manufacturing sector are invaluable. From advocacy on Capitol Hill, to reaching out a hand to veterans, and disadvantaged youth, non-profits fill a roll that is not always possible at the institutional level, and is too broad in scope at the factory level.
The list below is far from complete, so please offer up your favorite non-profit so we can be a stronger, more inclusive community.
Please find a list of Nonprofit Organizations below. If you would like to submit a Nonprofit Organization, please use this submittal form.
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing – Sustainable Manufacturing
Promotes initiatives in “network centric manufacturing,” STEM education, supply chain optimization, technology and innovation and sustainable manufacturing.
CLASP – Center for Law and Social Policy
Advocates and Educates on issues of workforce development, historically also a mine-safety advocacy group
hackerspaces.org is an informal volunteer network of such spaces, maintaining community services – including a wiki for everyone who wants to share their hackerspace stories and questions
Jobs for the Future
JFF designs and drives the adoption of innovative and scalable education and career training models and systems that lead from college readiness to career advancement.
Three tracks; Inspiring youth, valuing women and engaging veterans
Manufacturing Skills Institute
The Military 2 Manufacturing program created competency-based industry recognized stackable credentials
National Association of Manufacturers
Policy advocacy, research and trend analysis all realted to manufacturing
National Center for Manufacturing Education
A resource for educators and industry profesionals in improving the state of manufacturing and engineering technology education.
National Fund for Workforce Solutions
An unprecedented initiative of national and local funders whose goal is to advance the careers of low-wage workers using a model of substantial employer engagement
National Skills Coalition
Working toward growing the economy by investing in people so every worker and industry has the skills to compete and prosper.
The STEM Academy
establishing engineering habots of the mind
Close the opportunity divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
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