Chamber Foundation


The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation is the Chamber’s philanthropic arm, designated by the state as a 501(c)3. The Foundation supports and assists the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce in its community development activities, including the Leadership Bonita Program, which has graduated more than 300 community leaders. To date, the Foundation has given out more than $115,000 in school scholarships to local students. 

Meet our 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Click the thumbnails below to view videos from our outstanding scholarship recipients.




Our Scholarship Funds

Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce / Ralph A. Richardson Scholarship Fund: 
Two $2,700 scholarships are facilitated annually by the Community Foundation of Southwest Florida for which the application process closes in March. Learn more about past scholarship recipients.

Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund:
One $800 scholarship is facilitated by the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation. The scholarship cycle opens November 15th and closes March 1st.  Read a letter from one of our scholarship recipients.

Leadership Bonita
Learn more about this life-changing program here.