Hiring Our Heroes Salesforce Fellowship Puts Veterans, Military Spouses on Path for In-Demand Tech Careers

October 23, 2020
Hiring Our Heroes Salesforce Fellowship Program

Due to the program’s success, Salesforce is extending the initiative into 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nearly 40 veterans and military spouses are one step closer to high paying, in-demand careers as Salesforce professionals. 

Childcare Challenges Persist as Parents Return to Work Amid COVID-19

October 14, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released a new report, "Piecing Together Solutions: Returning to Work and the Childcare Dilemma," outlining how childcare challenges are affecting working parents amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The report examines how working parents are struggling to adapt to the ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic, including difficulties navigating alternative childcare arrangements and online K-12 learning.

Symba Wins First Digital Empowers ‘Pitch for Purpose’ Competition

October 7, 2020

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) have announced the winner for the inaugural Pitch for Purpose competition. Held in conjunction with the 3rd annual Digital Empowers Summit, the competition featured six mission-driven founders whose startups are leveraging technology to address social and environmental challenges – from eliminating food insecurity to providing a crowdfunding platform for Black entrepreneurs.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces the 2020 Citizens Awards Finalists

September 24, 2020

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the finalists for its 2020 Citizens Awards – 24 companies that have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in solving the world’s biggest challenges and helping our communities grow stronger amid a global pandemic, economic downturn, and movement for racial equity. From advancing youth employment, to setting ambitious sustainability goals, to combating hunger in communities hit hard by the pandemic, the finalists show how business-led solutions are expanding opportunity and driving progress in every aspect of society.  

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches ‘Talent Finance’ Initiative to Develop New Models for Investment in the Workforce of the Future

September 21, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced a new initiative, Talent Finance, to explore new ways to invest in people and skills that keep pace with innovation and advance economic opportunity, inclusion, and competitiveness.