Introducing the CBIA Foundation
As Connecticut’s premier business association, CBIA is committed to fostering economic growth and prosperity. With the CBIA Foundation, we are taking our commitment to the next level by driving innovation, collaboration, and strategic planning for Connecticut’s business community.
Why Establish the CBIA Foundation
The CBIA Foundation, a pending 501(c)(3) organization, is a response to the evolving needs of Connecticut’s economy. Our state faces unique challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing economic landscape. To address these effectively, we are establishing a dedicated foundation to focus on long-term economic growth strategies that go beyond the typical legislative session.
What's Our Goal?
The CBIA Foundation’s primary goal is to chart a course for sustained economic growth in Connecticut. We will work collaboratively with public and private stakeholders to identify key challenges, opportunities, and priorities for the state’s business community. Through research, analysis, and advocacy, the foundation will help shape policies and initiatives that promote business growth, job creation, and a vibrant economy.
Connecticut benefits. Residents, families, and businesses of all sizes who are invested in the state’s economic vitality will benefit from the foundation’s work. We’re building an environment where businesses thrive, attracting and retaining talent, fostering innovation, and ensuring a prosperous future for all.
How Will We Achieve?
The CBIA Foundation will employ a data-driven, collaborative approach to economic growth. Our process includes:
Research & Analysis
We will gather data and insights to understand Connecticut’s economic landscape comprehensively.
We will actively engage with business leaders, policymakers, educators, and the community to ensure an integrated approach to economic growth.
The foundation will work with stakeholders to develop policies that support economic growth and competitiveness.
Together with our partners, we will develop a comprehensive Economic Strategic Plan for Connecticut, outlining actionable steps to ensure sustainable economic prosperity.
How Can You Get Involved
The CBIA Foundation welcomes your engagement and collaboration. Stay tuned for opportunities to participate in discussions, provide input, and contribute to shaping the future of Connecticut’s economy. Together, we can make a meaningful difference. Contact us if you’d like additional information.