The National Black Chamber of Commerce®

The NBCC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities. There are 140 affiliated local chapters based throughout the nation as well as international affiliate chapters and individual members with the national office.

Tagged under Businesses, NonprofitsOrganizations, African Americans

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions 2015 Data Brief

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions (National Fund) is a growing national partnership of employers, communities, workers and philanthropy investing in regional funder collaboratives to strengthen local economies by implementing demand-driven workforce strategies that create talent supply chains, close skill gaps and improve systems. This data brief provides an overall picture of the National Fund’s progress since inception, as reported by participating collaboratives and industry partnerships through the annual reporting systems.
.

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.4 million Hispanic-owned businesses that, combined, contribute over $700 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.

Tagged under Businesses, NonprofitsOrganizations, Latinos

The Urgency of Now: Foundations’ Role in Ending Racial Inequity

This article explores the multiple approaches that foundations can use to advance racial equity and prosperity. It first gauges the depth of the challenge that our communities face in racial disparities, then surveys the evolution of the role of philanthropies in addressing poverty and traces the long history of racialization of institutions and systems. Finally, this article focuses on a specific set of approaches used by the Minnesota-based Northwest Area Foundation that others working for racial equity might employ to meet their needs

Tagged under Equity/Diversity/InclusionGuides and ReportsNonprofitsPhilanthropyWorkforce Development,