Freeport, NY - September 22, 2015 - N.Y.’S Regional Chamber of Commerce LIAACC awarded training grant through US Black Chamber, Inc. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. applied for the $2500.00 grant to support initiatives to promote meaningful engagement of businesses owned by minority, women, and economically disadvantaged owners in federal, state and local government contracting opportunities.
"This grant will help LIAACC continue and expand its capacity building training and advocacy efforts on behalf of minority business owners throughout the region." - Charlene J. Thompson, Esq., MWBE Committee Chair
“LIAACC’S membership into the US Black Chamber, Inc. membership provides significant opportunities to support the five pillars of our national organization on a local level. Wells Fargo’s partnership with our national organization helps to strengthen the capacity of small business owners across the nation which leads to sustainable communities.” Phil Andrews, President Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) - The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”. Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings. A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well-known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve. Visit us online today at www.liaacc.org
About the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.
USBC is an association of over 118 self-sustaining, viable Black Chambers and small business associations nationwide whose collaboration with strategic partners increases our capacity to serve. They serve their members through our 5 pillars of service, Advocacy, Access to Capital, Contracting, Entrepreneurial Training, and Chamber Development. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, they support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises. For more information about the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Please visit their website at www.usblackchamber.org
For more information regarding upcoming events, membership inquiries or corporate sponsorship opportunities email the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. or call us at 347-475-7158.