Economic Empowerment

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on economic empowerment and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

Coalition to Back Black Businesses Awards Grants and Mentorship to 600 Black Small Business Owners

The Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB), launched in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, American Express, and the nation’s four leading Black chambers – the National Black Chamber of Commerce, National Business League, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., and Walker’s Legacy – announced it has awarded $5,000 grants to 600 Black-owned small businesses in 33 states.

Wisconsin 2011

Wisconsin’s Place in the Rankings
4th Median Family Income
12th Export Intensity
13th High Speed Broadband Intensity
14th Growth in Share of National Exports
17th Export Intensity Growth
18th College Affordability
21st Educational Attainment
22nd High School Advanced Placement Intensity
23rd Cost of Living
23rd Job Placement Efficiency
23rd High Speed Broadband Availability
24th Export Growth