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

EventJan 25, 2019 - 8:30am to 10:30am
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Day 35: The Real Economic Impact of the Government Shutdown

Friday, January 25th will be the 35th day of the partial government shutdown, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host an event that focuses on these and other hidden economic consequences of the partial government shutdown. 

Above the FoldDec 03, 2018 - 9:00am
A burned-out vehicle is seen near destroyed homes in Paradise, California.

Hope and Help for California

Now that fires there have been contained, we’re helping lead longer term recovery efforts.

EventNov 30, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
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2018 MBA Case Competition

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's MBA Case Competition gives business students nationwide an opportunity to solve important issues facing business.

Above the FoldNov 19, 2018 - 9:00am
19th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards winners

Celebrating Businesses That Give Back

Businesses that do well, do good.

EventNov 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 2:00pm

2018 Small Business Series - Phoenix

For the second year in a row, our Phoenix event will mark the capstone to our annual nationwide tour. On November 14, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with MetLife, will welcome small business leaders from across the state to the Small Business Master Class: Phoenix.

EventOct 30, 2018 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
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Talent Forward 2018

The U.S. Chamber Foundation's national workforce conference, Talent Forward 2018, welcomes leaders and change makers in the business and education communities, industry and human resource partners, and other community leaders to discuss the most critical topic in our country today: our workforce.

EventOct 10, 2018 - 8:30am to 2:00pm


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's second annual FOOD FORWARD summit is a future-looking platform where we will explore the future of food.

EventSep 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
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Sports Forward

The second annual Sports Forward event will address societal attitudes about women in sports and ideas and solutions to boost participation, access, and fan engagement.

Above the FoldSep 12, 2018 - 2:15pm
A worker secures plywood over the windows of a beauty supply store ahead of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, NC.

Seven Ways Your Chamber Can Prepare for Hurricane Florence

There’s still time to prepare your community ahead of Hurricane Florence’s landfall this week.