In the business of stronger communities.
What We Do
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation harnesses the power of business to create solutions for the good of America and the world. We anticipate, develop, and deploy solutions to challenges facing communities—today and tomorrow.
- DisastersWe help businesses and communities respond to, prepare for, and recover from disasters.
- WorkforceWe develop solutions to meet America’s workforce needs.
- CivicsWe strengthen American democracy.
Our Impact in Stories
- Corporate Social Responsibility
Going Farther, Together: 2023 Impact Report
In our annual impact report, you will see how we are translating our bold new vision into action by organizing around proven capabilities in civics and democracy, disaster resilience, education, and workforce.
By Carolyn Cawley
- Resilience in a BoxBecome a more resilient business with these easy-to-use tools.
- Talent Pipeline ManagementLearn how to build successful talent pipelines to fill open jobs.
- The Civic Trust®A nonpartisan commitment to boost civic literacy, skills, and participation.
- Corporate Social Responsibility14th Annual International Women’s Day ForumWednesday, February 2808:00 AM EST - 05:30 PM EST
- WorkforceJEDx National MeetingTuesday, March 1902:00 PM EDT - 03:00 PM EDT
- Workforce2024 Trusted Learner Network UnconferenceWednesday, April 03 - Thursday, April 0408:00 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Disasters13th Annual Building Resilience ConferenceWednesday, May 15 - Friday, May 1709:00 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
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The Connector is our monthly newsletter connecting you to innovative solutions, strategic partnerships, and our top stories.
Innovation is at the core of the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s mission. In honor of Innovation Day on February 16th, Kelsey Margey, manager of strategy and innovation, shares a summary of the corporate trends shaping the landscape in 2024.
Amidst growing polarization, workplaces emerge as rare unifying civic force.
Minky Couture, under the leadership of owner and founder Sandi Henry, is blanketing the world in warmth, luxury, kindness, and opportunity.
More than 70 million adults in the United States are skilled through community college, workforce training, bootcamps, certificate programs, military service or on-the-job learning, rather than through a bachelor’s degree. Learning and employment records (LERs) could play a critical role in advancing skills-based hiring practices and ensuring they are implemented equitably.
The world is facing a "polycrisis" of interconnected challenges, including economic instability, geopolitical tensions, and extreme weather.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” might be a question asked of children, whose dreams and aspirations can feel far-fetched and far-reaching in ways that inspire and humor us. But as those children grow into young adults, navigating the pressures, stressors, and opportunities that come with making decisions about the future, we believe career readiness can do more to support young people as they decide what they’ll grow up to be—and give them the resources and tools to do it.
Skills-based hiring and advancement is the practice of evaluating a candidate beyond education credentials and experience requirements to assess a candidate’s unique skills, abilities and demonstrated competencies. At the 2023 Talent Forward, we asked ten industry leaders about how they are embracing skills-based hiring practices, and how employers can join the movement to build a more robust talent pipeline.