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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.

New Study Identifies More than $650 Million in Annual Economic Opportunity for Mississippi

February 28, 2020
Untapped Potential in Mississippi
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released a report examining the impact of childcare issues on Mississippi’s state economy. The study found that Mississippi loses an estimated $673 million annually for the state’s economy. This number includes an estimated $120 million annual loss in tax revenue as well as an estimated annual loss to Mississippi employers of $553 million on absences and employee turnover as a result of childcare breakdowns.  

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