The Lakeville Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, focuses on workforce development through scholarships and grants.
The Foundation is led by a member volunteer Board of Directors and is one of the best chamber of commerce philanthropic institutions in the state of Minnesota. The Foundation is the nonprofit arm of the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce, serving the Lakeville Area and Schools.
The Foundation generates funds from events such as the Education Bowling Tournament and Golf Classic, and from its annual fundraising campaign made possible from the generosity of area Lakeville businesses and individuals. The funds raised support the following Lakeville Foundation programs:
- Workforce Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, college age students & adult students providing scholarship awards of $500 to continue their education, and further strengthen their workforce and leadership skills in Technical/Vocational programs. The Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation will award at least three $500 scholarships at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their financial need, academic success, as well as personal merits. Click here to learn more.