U.S. Chamber Foundation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment. USCCF presents a broad range of programs that promote a greater understanding of economic and public affairs issues.

Current programs include:

Hiring Our Heroes helps veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment through nationwide hiring fairs.

Institute for Organization Management offers a four-year advanced education program for trade association, chamber of commerce, and other nonprofit professionals.

Center for Education and Workforce program promotes rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems to preserve the strength of America’s greatest economic resource ― its workforce.

Corporate Citizenship Center showcases successful, inspirational, and replicable corporate citizenship models and their positive business impact on people and communities.

Center for Women in Business promotes and empowers women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldApr 30, 2021 - 11:00am
Path forward week of April 26

The Path Forward: Coronavirus Surge in India and School Reopening Successes in the US

This event focused on the American business community’s response to the devastating surge of coronavirus in India and school reopenings.

Press ReleaseApr 27, 2021 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation: Science Based Mask Guidance Offers Path Forward

Michael Carney, Senior Vice President, Emerging Issues, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released the following statement today following President Biden’s remarks about the CDC new mask guidance.  

Above the FoldApr 16, 2021 - 1:45pm
Dr. Nicole Shaffer, Director of Occupational Health and Wellness at Pfizer joins the U.S. Chamber Foundation's Path Forward event

The Path Forward: Helping Employees Get Vaccinated

This week’s Path Forward event focused on companies’ various strategies for encouraging employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Above the FoldApr 12, 2021 - 11:00am
 Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center joins the U.S. Chamber Foundation's Path Forward: Ask Me Anything series.

The Path Forward: Expert Panelists Answer Your COVID-19 Questions

A group of five experts hosted live “Ask Me Anything” sessions answering questions about COVID-19.

EventApr 09, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Path Forward - Ask Me Anything April 5-9

Path Forward: Ask Me Anything

Honeywell's Torsten Pilz will explain how businesses become mass vaccination sites, the ways employers can partner with the public sector to administer vaccines, best practices for mass vaccination sites, how employers can prepare, and when employers can expect access to vaccines.

Above the FoldMar 18, 2021 - 12:45pm
Elderly gentleman receiving vaccine from nurse

The Path Forward: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

This week’s Path Forward event highlighted the need for the private sector and governments to work together to prevent future pandemics.

Above the FoldMar 04, 2021 - 12:15pm
vax dist

The Path Forward: Washington State Beats Back Virus with Public-Private Partnerships

U.S. Chamber President and CEO-Elect Suzanne Clark joined Washington Gov. Inslee to discuss the state's coronavirus vaccine plan.

Above the FoldFeb 18, 2021 - 11:00am
U.S. Chamber President Suzanne Clark discusses COVID-19 variants with Dr. Sharon Peacock of the COVID-19 Genomics U.K. Consortium and Dr. Jonathan Li of Harvard Medical School.

The Path Forward: Same, Tested Methods Work Against New COVID Variants

U.S. Chamber President and CEO-Elect Suzanne Clark joined two renowned public health experts in a conversation about coronavirus mutations.

EventFeb 08, 2021 - 2:00pm to Feb 09, 2021 - 3:30pm
Vaccines Event February 8-9

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccines & Overcoming Hesitancy: The Role of Employers

A two-day virtual event focused on the role of employers in promoting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Above the FoldFeb 04, 2021 - 10:15am
Nurse gives senior adult healthcare worker the Covid-19 vaccine

The Path Forward: West Virginia Governor Shares Secrets to Vaccination Success

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice spoke about the success the state has had in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.