Thanks to the vision and generosity of individuals, foundations, businesses, and the federal government, REDF has helped transform tens of thousands of lives, one job at a time. Continuing from the launch of our 2016 five-year $75 million capital campaign, REDF has successfully secured nearly $72 million to ensure that 50,000 men and women striving for a better life have the opportunity to work and to experience greater economic security and mobility.
The investment needed to fuel this movement is $75M. To date, REDF has raised nearly $72M of this goal from:
REDF partners with foundations and corporations focused on creating access to resources and tools that help promote economic opportunity. For more information on how to partner with us, please contact our development team.
REDF receives individual investments from a highly engaged Board of Directors and a passionate group of individuals who believe in the potential of employment social enterprise to address some of society's biggest challenges. For more information, please contact our development team.
From technical assistance to policy reform and valuable public-private partnerships, REDF’s model ensures long-lasting impact for individuals facing barriers to employment.
Daria Sheehan, Senior Program OfficerCiti Foundation
Every dollar invested in REDF not only leads to jobs and income, but also addresses some of the key social determinants of health.
Padmini Parthasarathy, Program DirectorCalifornia Wellness Foundation
The employment social enterprise field is starting to scale, and REDF is accelerating that growth.
Stuart Davidson, REDF Board Vice Chair
REDF’s success in strengthening pathways to obtaining and retaining employment for people overcoming great adversity not only improves health outcomes, it brings hope and a sense of belonging to people when they need it most.
Judy Belk, President and CEOThe California Wellness Foundation
REDF has an impressive track record of working with social enterprises to improve outcomes for people living with barriers to employment—as well as for the communities in which they live and work.
Stacey Faella, Executive DirectorWoodcock Foundation