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CROWDRISE : May 24, 2013
Tax ID: 26-1721255
BASED: San Diego, CA, United States


Training Veterans

Workshops for Warriors (WFW), is a state-licensed, board governed, fully audited, 501(c)(3) nonprofit school founded in 2008. The mission of Workshops for Warriors is to provide a nationally scalable and repeatable model for quality training, accredited STEM educational programs, and opportunities to earn third party nationally recognized credentials to enable veterans, transitioning service members, and other students to be successfully trained and placed in their chosen advanced manufacturing career field.

Workshops for Warriors (WFW) Advanced Manufacturing Program addresses two issues impacting America—the lack of training and employment opportunities for transitioning military and the lack of qualified workers for the manufacturing industry.

Through private donations, WFW is able to provide Veterans with free courses and training on cutting edge technology and teaches and certifies to the nationally recognized standards of The American Welding Society, National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Mastercam University, and SolidWorks which are portable and stackable credentials. Classes are 16-weeks long and graduates work all over the Nation.

Since 2011, more than 421 transitioning military members, wounded warriors and low income veterans have graduated amassing more than 2,350 credentials in welding and machining. Graduates work all over our Nation as Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, CNC Mill and CNC Lathe Operators, Computer Aided Designers, and CNC Programmers earning livable wages. 

The need for advanced manufacturing training has never been greater and your support has never meant more for America's troops, their families, and the entire country.  America’s servicemen and women have always been the first to fight, now it is our time to fight for all generations of servicemen and women.  We have promises to keep, lives to impact, and nothing short of America’s future to shape. 

Rebuild America’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce, One Veteran at a Time!




Tax ID: 26-1721255 •


Workshops for Warriors

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