501c3 Tax ID: 83-2467397
National City Chamber Foundation
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The purpose of the National City Chamber Foundation is primarily to benefit the residents and businesses of National City, California in the areas of community development, civic engagement, education, job training, and assistance to local businesses. This includes undertaking research and analysis of matters of public interest to produce economic development and workforce preparedness. Funded programs areas include:
INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Promote and enhance a vibrant, diverse and sustainable economy
by growing and retaining existing businesses.
Funded activities may include projects and programs that promote safe & resilient communities, poverty reduction, quality jobs, municipal tax generation, economic empowerment, sustainable change, gender equality & inclusion, regional co-operation, and development.
Strengthen community involvement and decision-making that supports growth and fosters a high-ranking quality of life for all businesses and residents of our city.
Funded activities may include projects and initiatives that promote participative democracy, arts & culture, sustainable development, economic opportunity, and social equity, through the organization, education and empowerment of people within their communities.
Improve and protect the economy and our quality of life by promoting environmental sustainability that supports a thriving community.
Funded activities may include projects, policies, and initiatives that enhance urban resilience to climate change and disaster risks, increase access to health and wellness, and promote the adoption
of sustainable practices.
Develop, attract and retain a highly qualified, well-trained workforce capable of meeting the city’s workforce needs in order to sustain continued economic growth and prosperity and enhanced quality of life.
Funded activities may include projects, policies and programs that close the skills gap, promote workforce development in high growth industries, empower the next generation of business and civic leaders.
I'm Ready Program
The goal of this program is to better prepare the future workforce by offering a focused 8-week summer course to South County young adults between the ages of 18-24. It is designed to help the future workforce grow and thrive and, consequently, help develop the potential that exists in South County
This is our community's opportunity to meet the candidates who plan to run for City Council and City Clerk in the November election. Candidates will have the opportunity to answer questions from the community.