Press Release

U.S. Chamber Foundation Selects Recipients of Career Readiness Funding

December 11, 2018
Career Readiness Lab Participants
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced the five chambers of commerce selected to participate in the Career Readiness Lab, through which they will each receive $95,000 to implement a work-based learning program that better connects students with academic and experiential learning opportunities in their community. 

U.S. Chamber Foundation, USAA Launch Second Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in Tampa

March 12, 2018

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes, in collaboration with USAA and the Greater Tampa and South Tampa Chambers of Commerce, today announced Tampa as the nation’s newest Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ). A collaborative effort among the local business, civic, and military communities to address the economic impact of military spouse unemployment and underemployment on 21st century military families, MSEEZ establish geographically-focused employment networks to connect military spouses to local career opportunities.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases Safety and Security Quick Guides

February 6, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., today released the Safety and Security Quick Guides, an online platform to educate communities, business owners, and chambers of commerce on steps they can take to ensure a safe, crime-free work environment.

U.S. Chamber Launches Business-led Consortium Dedicated to Pro Bono Service in Developing Countries

October 7, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) joined Dow Chemical Company and Executives Without Borders in announcing the International Business Corps. International Business Corps is a business-led consortium dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in emerging markets by mobilizing volunteer business experts and by leveraging core business functions in the delivery of social good.

U.S. Chamber BCLC Calls On America's Communities to Apply for National Sustainability Honor

October 4, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is calling for nominations for the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program recognizes local governments, chambers of commerce, and other local organizations for the tremendous steps they’ve taken to improve quality of life and enhance their ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come.

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