Affectionately known as the “National Voice of Black Businesses”, The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership, and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support a network of African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.
Grow with Google
Grow with Google is a series of free digital training courses and tools to help your small business adapt, grow, and better serve your community. We’ve partnered with Google to help get the word out about their new Black-owned business attribute.
Advancing Black Entrepreneurs
In partnership with Chase for Business, Black Enterprise, the National Urban League, and the National Minority Supplier Development Council, we’ve launched Advancing Black Entrepreneurs – a collection of practical resources to help Black business owners grow and scale their business.
Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator (BBA) Program
Amazon’s new Black Business Accelerator provides access to capital, business guidance, mentorship, and marketing support to help Black business owners succeed as sellers in Amazon’s store. In partnership with Hello Alice, we have also launched a special cash grant program for black-owned businesses
Where Content, Culture and Commerce Converge
USBC Media offers a diverse array of captivating and thought-provoking content, spanning various media formats. Our platform is a dedicated celebration of Black storytelling, a place where the rich tapestry of experiences, perspectives, and voices within our community shine brightly. Through our content, we aim to illuminate untold stories, amplify underrepresented voices, and ignite dialogue on critical issues.
Developed by the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and presented by American Express, ByBlack.us Platform is an extensive directory database and the first national certification exclusively for Black-owned businesses. ByBlack is designed to provide Black entrepreneurs a way to reach new customers and get access to business resources.
The USBC Chamber Network
The USBC Chamber Network consists of over 145 chambers of commerce and business organizations in 42 states, representing approximately 326,000 Black businesses nationwide.
The 2022 Blackprint
In an effort to provide Congress and corporate decision makers with a blueprint to supporting Black-owned businesses, we’ve published our annual BLACKprint– a set of principles that lays out a clear vision for policymakers and decision makers to move the needle on policies that strengthen the Black business community.
USBC Community Economic Development Corporation
USBC CEDC is the non-profit arm that continues to work to provide the most relevant, up-to-date information on the COVID-19 response and the CARES Act.
Join us to access our network of government and corporate relationships, free financial education, entrepreneurial training, and technical assistance, and promote your business in an array of programs provided by our corporate partners and presenting sponsors. Let us advocate and fight for you and our community to move the Black economic agenda forward.