Today it is more important than ever to ensure Americans have the knowledge and skills to participate in civic life. Informed and active citizens make for a stronger country, a stronger economy, and a stronger workforce.
We believe that democracy is vital for our nation’s prosperity and that businesses can help strengthen it. To make American civic life more vibrant and relevant, we as a nation need to raise awareness and interest in basic civic knowledge among students and adults.
The Civic Trust is a nonpartisan educational initiative dedicated to enhancing civic literacy, skills, and participation across schools, workplaces, and communities. Through programs like the National Civics Bee, we partner with state and local chambers, businesses, policymakers, and community leaders to offer dynamic opportunities that aim to nurture active citizenship and inspire future leaders.
Middle school students can apply today. Finalists will receive free access to Khanmigo, Khan Academy’s AI-powered tutor, to study civics.
The Denver-based Daniels Fund has announced a three-year, $4.5 million grant to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (CCF) to expand its National Civics Bee.
The National Civics Bee, initiated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to bolster civic knowledge among youth and their families, is expanding significantly in response to strong demand, particularly from mothers, who believe civics education is essential.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation President Carolyn Cawley issued the following statement today on the release of the 2022 NAEP U.S. history and civics results, also known as the Nation's Report Card.
Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the launch of the 2023 National Civics Bee, a national competition designed to inspire young Americans to become better informed about American democracy, to engage respectfully and constructively in the community, and to build greater trust in others and institutions.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched The Civic Trust, a new initiative that will promote a broad range of efforts aimed at improving understanding of and involvement in American civic life.