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

Press ReleaseOct 12, 2017 - 7:45am

Newest Innovation That Matters Report Ranks 25 U.S. Cities Positioned to Succeed in “Next-Wave” Digital Economy

Dramatic Growth of Next-Wave Startups is Altering Geography of U.S. Entrepreneurship

EventSep 28, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:30pm
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Sports Forward

The Sports Forward event unites industry leaders to discuss new ways to support athletes at all levels, engage fans, and create opportunities for industry growth

Above the FoldAug 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Tom Donohue and Mike Pence

Chamber Snapshots: The Second Quarter of 2017 in Photos

Tax reform, health care, regulatory reform, and international trade have all been priorities for the Chamber in the second quarter of this year. From events to testimonies and everything in between, it's been a busy season at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Scroll along to see photo highlights from the second quarter. 

Above the FoldMar 28, 2017 - 11:30am
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation chart: The negative impacts of federal regulations and selected major state labor regulations on small busiensses per year.

How Regulations at Every Level Hold Back Small Business

Since 1980, the U.S. population has grown by 40% while the number of companies started annually declined 11%.

Above the FoldNov 28, 2016 - 9:00am
Talent Pipeline Management Academy

Business Leads Solutions to Workforce Challenges

The U.S. Chamber Foundation is addressing the problem of the skills gap with its Talent Pipeline Management initiative.

Above the FoldNov 21, 2016 - 9:00am
U.S. Chamber Foundation's 17th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

Leading Businesses Make a Difference

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation held its Corporate Citizenship Awards program last week, recognizing outstanding companies.

Above the FoldNov 07, 2016 - 10:45am
Rail And Customs Operations At Central And Eastern Europe's Largest Container Terminal

The Case Against Abandoning Trade

The 2016 election has seen its share of anti-trade rhetoric. The facts, however, are firmly on the side of trade's net benefits.

Above the FoldOct 24, 2016 - 9:00am
A Louisiana National Guardsman guides a Humvee through floodwaters off of I-12 outside of Denham Springs, LA.

When Disaster Strikes, Businesses Rise to Help

The goal is to ensure that every impacted business not only survives but continues to grow, hire, and drive their local economies.

Above the FoldOct 21, 2016 - 10:45am
Higher education horrors

Trick or Treat? 9 Frightening Facts about Higher Education in America

With high school seniors applying to colleges right now, what's the state of higher education?

EventOct 18, 2016 - 8:30am to 11:30am
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Health Forward - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Future State Series

The U.S. Chamber and U.S. Chamber Foundation will host the 5th Annual Health Care Summit: HEALTH FORWARD – a future-looking platform where we’ll examine the future of health care and the people, ideas, and innovations that are leading the way.