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.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches Fund with Vistaprint to Support Small Business Recovery in Economically Vulnerable Communities

April 15, 2020
Save Small Business Fund

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with founding partner Vistaprint, has launched the Save Small Business Fund, a grant program to provide assistance to small businesses owners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Funded by contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners, the Foundation will distribute $5,000 grants to small employers in economically vulnerable communities in the United States and its territories.

New Study Identifies More than $3 Billion in Annual Economic Opportunity for Pennsylvania

February 28, 2020
Untapped Potential in Pennsylvania
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released a report examining the impact of childcare issues on Pennsylvania’s state economy. The study found that Pennsylvania loses an estimated $3.47 billion annually for the state’s economy.