Bonita Chamber Foundation

The Chamber's philanthropic arm supports and assists in community and professional development.

Professional Development

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

Program Length: Six months
Program Fee: $1,000

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

Program Length: Nine months
Program Fee: $2,100

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 $2,700 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.