The Story

The DFWHC Foundation works collaborative with hospitals, schools and other community stakeholders to meet the region’s healthcare workforce needs. These collaborations impact the education of healthcare workers, provide understanding of true workforce needs through data and regional tactics that ultimately provide you and your family with better care.

Healthcare Employer Learning Consortium

The Healthcare Employer Learning Consortium is a a joint effort between the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Pathways to Work program and the Dallas Fort-Worth Hospital Council Foundation. It is a cross-functional collaboration of funders, employers and training providers working to create innovative solutions for moving entry-level workers into good middle-skill jobs and ensure employers have a pipeline of skilled and ready-to-work employees.

Healthcare Staff Recruitment

healthcare_staffThrough regional collaborations with hospitals and schools, data is gathered regionally and strategies are formed to impact healthcare shortages. These include regional tactics, training, recruitment, and more.

Collaborative Grant Writing Proposal

Our department offers collaborative grant application preparation, convening and advising, supported by experienced grant writers for workforce and community health services.

Healthcare Education & Training

heatlhcare_educationServices including the Texas Nursing Resource Center have been created to assist schools and hospitals with clinical placements and faculty recruitment. Through regional collaborations with schools and hospitals, we work to provide the right workforce at the right time through the education of the future healthcare workforce.


The Workforce Center provides a forum for collaboration of healthcare workforce issues with 80-plus Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council member hospitals, 15 North Texas colleges and universities, workforce investment boards, chambers of commerce and community partners.Collaborations include working with local, state and national organizations. The Workforce Center works towards improving the quality and number of healthcare workers in the region and serves as an advocate for issues that affect hospitals.

Employee of the Year Luncheon

eoy_icon_dfwhcf-011An opportunity for area hospitals to acknowledge exceptional employees. The Luncheon serves to boost morale within the healthcare community and offers employees a chance to be recognized. Get more information.

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