Developing Future Business Leaders

Free Enterprise 

The Foundation's research studies and education programs are key tools for removing the barriers to do business and to improve conditions for job creation and business success.


With the future in mind, Foundation programs work to support tomorrow's business owner and today's risk takers in realizing their vision for success.


Leadership is a core value of the Foundation with opportunities to discuss issues important to Michigan and its economic future.

Program Offerings

  • Young Entrepreneurs Academy
  • Economic Forecast Forum
  • ATHENA Luncheon

The Michigan Chamber Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation funded strictly through contributions and sponsorships from businesses. Foundation programs are not possible without the vital support of member businesses.

To make a donation, or for more information regarding Foundation programs, please contact Bob Thomas at or (517) 371-7639.