Power the Trades Month is a time to connect the next generation of makers tradespeople to next-gen opportunities.

This month, we’re celebrating creators and tradespeople. Those who use their talent and skills for the good of the world – making it better, safer, smarter, more accessible and more sustainable for the rest of us. Power the Trades Month is also a time to empower and inspire the next generation of tradespeople.

Kyle, contractor

Real Tradespeople

“I was always intrigued by being able to take a space and recreate something different within the same footprint.”

Kyle, Contractor

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Sarah, Woodworker

Real Tradespeople

“This career not only requires both mind and body equally, but has space for all shapes, sizes, and genders.”

Sarah, Woodworker

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Xavier, Electrician

Real Tradespeople

“Don’t let anyone tell you that a trade isn’t good enough or that you need numerous college degrees to be able to support yourself.”

Xavier, Electrician

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(1) SkillPointe, (2) The Makers Index, (3) World Economic Forum/Deloitte, (4) Generation T

DEWALT Benchtop Chop Saw cutting conduit in a prefabrication shop

Upskilling Tomorrow’s Tradespeople

Committing $30 Million To Grow the Trades by 2027

By the end of 2022, we committed to $6 million in grants and $1.3 million in tool donations to support trade programs of select nonprofits and public schools.

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