Welcome to the JAX Chamber Foundation

The JAX Chamber Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves Northeast Florida by funding workforce development, community leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.

CommunityLeadership

The JAX Chamber Foundation develops tomorrow’s leaders today with programs such as Leadership Matters and ImpactJAX. Our programs prepare leaders for roles that bring positive change to Northeast Florida.

WorkforceDevelopment

Workforce Development connects young people with work experiences, provides industry internships for teachers, advocates for more college access points and engages employers in developing lifelong learning opportunities for their workforce.

EntrepreneurialEducation

The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s mission is to advance the success of women entrepreneurs at every stage of business development through mentoring-based programs like Financial Matter$, Marketing Matters, ATHENA PowerLink® and Success Circles.

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FROM OUR PRESIDENT


Dawn Adams
The Foundation focuses on four specific areas: education and workforce development, economic development and job creation through entrepreneurial education, women’s initiatives and leadership development.

So, what does all that mean?

It means every day we get to work with individuals who are unemployed or under-employed and want to learn new skills to find a new or better job.  We get to work with area educators to ensure our students are prepared to enter the workforce.

We get to work with aspiring entrepreneurs who are brave enough to pursue the American Dream.  We get to work with emerging and established business owners to grow their companies and create jobs.

We get to work with young professionals, helping them develop the skills and confidence to step into leadership roles in our community.

We get to support the fastest growing business segment in the country, women business owners – who are currently growing at 1½ times the national average.

We get to work with men and women who volunteer their time, companies and foundations that share our vision of a vibrant business community and philanthropists who invest their money because they believe in what we do.

Finally, we get to support programs and services to positively impact Jacksonville’s business climate, promote a viable workforce and prepare tomorrow’s leaders today.

We invite you to join us.  If you would like to contribute your time and talent or invest financially in Jacksonville’s future, please contact me.

 

Dawn Adams, President
JAX Chamber Foundation

 

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The JAX Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1978 and serves Northeast Florida in funding workforce development, leadership and entrepreneurial education programs in support of long-term regional prosperity.

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JAX Chamber Foundation
3 Independent Drive
Jacksonville FL 32202
(904) 366-6634

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