Community Improvement, Capacity Building

African American Chamber Foundation of Western Pennsylvania

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • www.aaccwp.com

Mission Statement

The mission of the African American Chamber of Commerce Foundation of Western Pennsylvania is to assist the African American Chamber of Commerce in the raising of funds to support the development of programs and services that will benefit the membership.

Main Programs

  1. How to do Business Workshops
  2. Information Technology Clinics
  3. PowerBreakfast Meetings
Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mrs. Doris Carson Williams

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EIN

25-1821978

 Number

3221351132

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Economic Development (S30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

How to do Business Workshops

These workshops give small business owners the opportunity to sit and talk with procurement officers and key decision makers of different industries. A few of the workshops we have had to date are:

 

Doing Business through the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

How to do Business with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

How to do Business with the Duquesne Light

How to do Business with the Community College of Allegheny County

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Program 2

Information Technology Clinics

These clinics are designed to help small businesses begin using technology or upgrade the technology they currently have in order to advance and grow their businesses. The clinics are conducted throughout the city of Pittsburgh in order to give small businesses the opportunity to participate regardless of their locations. To date we have had information technology clinics in the northside, eastside, westend, southside, and downtown Pittsburgh

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Program 3

PowerBreakfast Meetings

From September through June, the Chamber holds a monthly PowerBreakfast Meeting. A Chief Executive Officer or elected official is invited to address the membership and guests on how to do business with his/ her company or organization.

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Service Areas

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Pennsylvania

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Financials

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER FOUNDATION OF WESTERN PA
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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African American Chamber Foundation of Western Pennsylvania

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Doris Carson Williams

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Samuel J. Stephenson

ParenteBeard, LLC

Term: Sept 2006 - Aug 2012

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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