spreading awareness and education on ethical business practices and marketplace trust

The Educational Foundation of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago & Northern Illinois is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating and empowering consumers and businesses on marketplace trust. The programs offered by the Foundation span all demographics and reach thousands of businesses and consumers each year. From students to seniors, the BBB Foundation presents on topics including cybersecurity, scams and trust.

Learn more about our Speakers Bureau’s workshops, scholarship program, and events supporting businesses and consumers in the Chicago and Northern Illinois region.



Our certified BBB expert educators and industry professional speakers present to businesses and consumers of all ages including students, seniors, military and veterans, and more.



The Foundation hosts an annual scholarship program, providing deserving students with thousands of dollars each year to pursue their higher education.



Each year the Foundation hosts the Integrity Golf Classic, bringing together businesses and community leaders to raise funds for the BBB Educational Foundation.