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Skills - Scholarships - Solutions 

Unlocking Growth

For Students, Corporations, and Communities

1,000+ Scholarships Funded​ Nationwide

The SkillPointe Foundation helps aspiring workers afford the training they need to build rewarding, in-demand careers that do not require a four-year degree. We work with foundation and corporate partners to uplift individuals while building skilled talent pipelines that give businesses a competitive edge.

The SkillPointe Foundation has raised nearly $4M in just 3 short years and funded more than 1,000 vocational scholarships across 50 states in 10 major areas of focus: Construction, Energy, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation, Hospitality, Business, Communications, Public Service & Information Technology. 


Key partners and accomplished national board members have generously supported the organization’s growth from an idea into a recognized name in skilled trades scholarships and workforce development.


Looking for more resources? Visit to learn about specific, in-demand careers, find the necessary training and get the help you need to start your skills-based career journey. 

Meet Frances 

Construction Technology 

Meet Enrique

Electrical Engineering 

Leadership Team

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Alvin Townley

Founding Executive Director


Fundraising Executive, Strategy Consultant, National Author and Speaker

Former Senior Fellow, United States Naval Academy


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Laura Petrucci

Founding Board Chair

CEO, The Winthrop Group

Former Partner, Marketing Corporation of American (now Interpublic Group (IPG))

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Hal Logan


CEO, Third Set Partners

Former CEO, Manhiem Interactive

Former COO, BuyBook Technologies

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Ned McCulloch


Global Lead for Skills Education (Retired)


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Director of Public Affairs, The Home Depot 

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Matt McKenna


Former SVP, & Cox Automotive

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James Mylett


Senior Vice President of U.S. Digital Buildings

President of Schneider Electric Buildings Americas

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Jim Runcie


CEO, Partnership for Education Advancement

Former COO, Student Financial Aid (FSA), U.S. Department of Education

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Casey Sacks


President, BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Former Assistant Secretary for Community & Technical Colleges, 

U.S. Department of Education

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Melissa Mullinix

Associate Director

Strategic Philanthropy Leader

Former IBM Internal Communications/United Way Chair

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The SkillPointe Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 500385
Atlanta, Georgia 31150

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