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.
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Nike merchant shares his path to success
It’s about progress – not perfection, according to Nike Global Big Kids Merchant Evan Chisholm.
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BJ's Wholesale Club Executive Vice President and CFO Laura Felice answers "20 Questions"
Grocery brand manager reflects on the transition from college to career
H-E-B Own Brand Manager Grace Dusek shares her insights on how to launch an exciting career in the retail industry
How to make change – and get it right
One of our most popular lessons is an interactive calculator that teaches you how to make correct change.
Undergrads to complete Meijer case study for top scholarship
Semifinalists in the 2022 NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship will complete a case study with Meijer
NRF Foundation continues to make career connections
Students and educators nationwide joined us for our free spring NRF Foundation All Access programming
Online training available now
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.