Chamber Foundation

Professional Development

Impact SWFL Logo

Impact SWFL is an innovative program for emerging leaders to fast-track their community awareness, civic engagement and develop their own leadership style.

Program Length: Five months
Program Fee: $750

Leadership Southwest Florida Logo

Leadership SWFL is a signature community immersion program offering hands-on, behind-the-scenes curriculum on all aspects of our community.

Program Length: Eight months
Program Fee: $1,995

Career Compass logo

Career Compass is a career development program designed to bridge the gap between university students and local businesses in Southwest Florida.

Program Length: Biannual
Program Fee: Free to Members

Scholarship Funds

Since 1991 the Bonita Chamber Foundation has donated more than $115,000 in scholarships to local students.

Ralph A. Richardson Scholarship Fund

Two $2,900 scholarships are facilitated annually by the Community Foundation of Southwest Florida for which the application process closes in March.

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 15 and closes March 1.

Important Notice

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have postponed our large gatherings of events and programs through May 31.
Our Visitor Center and The Hub will also be closed during this time.

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