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.
“I was always intrigued by being able to take a space and recreate something different within the same footprint.”
Kyle, ContractorRead Kyle’s Story
“This career not only requires both mind and body equally, but has space for all shapes, sizes, and genders.”
Sarah, WoodworkerRead Sarah’s Story
The Trades Are in Demand
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.Learn How to Apply
Join Our Team of Talent
Build your career alongside 50,000 diverse and high-performing employees across the world.
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
Trade Skills Education
Habitat for Humanity International
Explore the Trades
High School Challenge
Stanley Black & Decker / Vocational Leadership Program
Future Manufacturing Leaders
Dewalt Trades Scholarship
The Henry Ford
Innovation Convention U.S. Nationals Industry Award for Manufacturing and Tools Sponsor