Building extraordinary careers
The NRF Foundation provides the skills and resources needed for a life-changing career. As NRF's nonprofit 501(c)(3), we connect people to an industry that’s a great place to start and a great place to grow. Together, we help people build better lives and stronger communities.
More than $100,000 in scholarships available for undergraduates
NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship
Applications for the NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship are closed. Undergraduates can still participate in the NRF Foundation Student Challenge.
News from the blog
NRF Foundation continues to make career connections
Students and educators nationwide joined us for our free spring NRF Foundation All Access programming
Albertsons Chief Diversity Officer: Commit to diversity and inclusion to be the best
Albertsons Chief Diversity Officer Jonathan Mayes answers “20 Questions”
Macy’s, Inc. HR exec on how to prepare to go to work
Macy’s, Inc. Chief Transformation and Human Resources Officer Danielle Kirgan reflects on two decades of experience
Can you predict consumer behavior? NRF Research shares the clues
NRF Senior Director of Industry & Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen on consumer behavior
Retail leaders on the ‘fine print of risks’ and other lessons learned
Check out four new episodes featuring alumni of The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future
Columbia College Chicago senior named 2021 NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholar
The top recipient of the 2021 Next Generation Scholarship is Amaiya Sims
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The NRF Foundation training and credentialing program provides the skills to build a career in an industry that's a great place to start and grow.