• Families and workers from Better Builder (FWF grantee) in Austin, Texas — Three women standing side-by-side, smiling and posing for group photo, wearing matching blue "We Build Texas" t-shirts and adhesive name-tags. The woman in the middle is leaning on a pair of crutches.

    Our investment in The Families & Workers Fund

    The Autodesk Foundation welcomes The Families and Workers Fund—a nonprofit supercharging the green infrastructure workforce—to its Work and Prosperity portfolio.

  • CH! Co-founders Evette Ellis (left), Chief Workforce Officer, and Kameale Terry (right), CEO, standing next to an EV charging station on a sunny day.

    Our investment in ChargerHelp!

    The Autodesk Foundation welcomes ChargerHelp!—a startup training the next generation of electric vehicle supply equipment technicians—to its Work and Prosperity portfolio.

  • Student wearing "Senior" hoodie, smiling while experimenting with light project in a classroom with other students sitting at desks/tables and instructor standing in the background.

    Our investment in Stacks+Joules

    The Autodesk Foundation welcomes Stacks+Joules—an early-stage nonprofit learning provider operating in New York City—to its Work and Prosperity portfolio.

  • Person smiles holding construction hat

    Our investment in Education Design Lab

    The growing skills gap between the demands of employers in high-growth fields and the skills being taught to learners at public post-secondary institutions is widening. An overlooked solution lies in local community colleges. They play a crucial role in educating diverse student populations with the technical and power skills to thrive in in-demand careers of […]

  • Seeding local workforce innovation in skilled trades 

    Image courtesy of Jamie Kelter Davis/Revolution Workshop Impact investing and corporate philanthropy have unique roles to play in ensuring local workforce ecosystems thrive. Corporate philanthropy is uniquely suited to de-risk promising innovations including solutions solving workforce challenges. This is especially true for the manufacturing and construction sectors which are becoming increasingly digitized, resulting in a […]