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 FoldJun 25, 2021 - 9:45am
U.S. Chamber President & CEO Suzanne Clark sits down virtually with WHO's Dr. Michael Ryan

The Path Forward: WHO Expert Says Pandemic Is Not Over

This week’s Path Forward event featured Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO, on why the pandemic is not over.

EventJun 02, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Workforce: Teaser

Workforce: A Call to Action

As the nation rebuilds and makes strides toward recovery, we need an approach to putting Americans back to work that is simple, fast, and employer-led. It must address immediate employment needs while also laying the foundation for a modernized, adaptive, and resilient workforce development system.

Press ReleaseJun 01, 2021 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address National Worker Shortage Crisis and Help America’s Employers Fill Jobs

New research shows worker shortage slowing the recovery across states and industries; Chamber calls for eliminating barriers to work, deeper investment in skills training, and visa increases

Above the FoldMay 27, 2021 - 6:00pm
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky

The Path Forward: CDC Director Says Vaccines Are Working

This week’s Path Forward event featured CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky in discussion with U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark.

EventMay 27, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Path Forward - CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

Path Forward Special Edition: A Conversation with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

U.S. Chamber President and CEO Suzanne Clark and the CDC Director Rochelle Walensky will discuss the current state of the pandemic, where things stand with vaccination efforts, what to expect in the next four to six months, what businesses should be doing to prepare for the next phase, and more.

Above the FoldMay 21, 2021 - 11:30am

The Path Forward: Ask Me Anything on Vaccines and Contact Tracing

This week’s Path Forward event featured Ask Me Anything sessions with public health experts on vaccines and contact tracing.

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.