In March of 2020 Amanda Cage became president and CEO of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. A national coalition of grantmakers that includes family foundations as well as large companies provides the funds and Amanda oversees the work of distributing it where it can best help workers. Amanda’s career includes stints as a labor organizer, jobs with several large foundations and helping to implement workforce solutions for the city of Chicago.
After her first year on the job at the National Fund, Dave spoke to her at length about her work and career. Enjoy.
In our fourth season of the highly rated philanthropy podcast Open Door Philanthropy, our host Dave interviews some of the world’s most influential philanthropists. This season features a diverse array of guests but they all have one thing in common: they do not give alone.