The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce just lately initiated the Louisa Ahead Basis, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit, to assist their mission and applications within the county.
“The necessity for a basis was delivered to gentle through the pandemic,” mentioned Marie Snyder, board chair. “A number of of the chamber’s initiatives have been in danger because of the cancellation of fundraising actions. Whereas there have been a number of grants obtainable, we weren’t eligible to use.”
The muse will concentrate on applications to assist native enterprise, workforce improvement, and group collaborations. Present applications just like the Quad County Summit, Louisa Biz Expo and Developer Showcase and the Non-Revenue Summit shall be enhanced with the inspiration’s assist.
Every of those applications supplies alternatives for organizations to be taught, develop partnerships for efficiencies and attain the group. Management Louisa, a brand new program, is within the planning phases and focused to launch in 2021.
“Financial assist to native enterprise is significant to our group. With a tax-exempt basis supporting chamber efforts,” mentioned Tracy Hale Clark, government director, “we could have the flexibility to realize a lot wanted monetary assist for current and future tasks. As we transfer ahead collectively, we will all profit.”
Within the brief time period, the inspiration is directing efforts towards know-how enhancements to assist digital programming for the chamber and member companies. To seek out out extra, or to assist the inspiration, please contact Julie Manzari, basis director at email@example.com.