The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the recipients of its 23rd Annual Citizens Awards – eight companies that have shown exceptional leadership in harnessing innovation and creativity to solve our most pressing issues. From developing a STEM program to support the future aerospace workforce, to reducing waste and emissions across the supply chain, to delivering critical relief items to Ukrainian refugees, these companies illustrate how strong businesses are the foundation of strong communities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced the launch of a new workforce initiative, JobSIDE, or Job Skills for In-Demand Employment, that will make it easier to find qualified workers based on candidate skills rather than credentials.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the finalists for its 23rd Annual Citizens Awards – 27 companies that have shown remarkable leadership in driving solutions to the world’s toughest problems, from developing qualified talent for jobs in the energy sector, to reducing waste and emissions across the supply chain, to delivering clean drinking water to first responders during times of crisis.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced a groundbreaking new initiative focused on improving education outcomes for all students. The U.S. Chamber Foundation is leading a multi-year initiative with the support of a working group of preeminent leaders in education. The working group members bring an impressive breadth of experience, expertise, and diverse perspectives to this initiative. Included are leaders of organizations such as The Education Trust, Foundation for Excellence in Education, Parents Amplifying Voices in Education, and the Center for Measurement Justice.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and American Express today announced that the Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) is now accepting applications for its 2022-23 grant program, which will provide $5,000 grants to 272 Black-owned small businesses to help them meet critical needs and invest in long-term growth.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced that the Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) has awarded 20 Black-owned small businesses from CBBB’s 2021 grant program an additional $25,000 enhancement grant to support their growth and long-term success.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with founding sponsor FedEx, announced the launch of the Small Business Readiness for Resiliency Program (R4R), to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by a natural disaster.