The El Centro Chamber Foundation was established in 2015 to carry out the charitable and education objectives of the El Centro Chamber of Commerce. The voice of business in Imperial County for more than 100 years, the Chamber has been a champion for economic prosperity and quality of life in El Centro and its surrounding areas.
The Chamber’s Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and all gifts to the El Centro Chamber Foundation are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes to the extent provided by law. Federal Tax ID# 47-4123289.
In the area of education, the Foundation works to ensure that youth have equal access to education and high level job training — resulting in a thriving local economy. The Foundation supports cradle-to-career education and workforce development programming within the Chamber.
The El Centro Chamber Foundation is a non-profit affiliate of the El Centro Chamber of Commerce whose mission is to support and advance the educational, cultural and economic interest of the Imperial County community by:
- developing leadership with a dynamic and innovative vision of the future;
- linking the business community in partnership with educational, governmental and non-profit organizations;
- serving as a vehicle of research, planning and community education to anticipate and communicate the challenges of the future; and
- conducting educational programs aimed to enhance professional and leadership development for businesses for current and future community leaders in the Imperial County community.
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