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Workforce Development and Community Leadership are our Specialties

Leadership Central Penn

Challenging business leaders to be stakeholders in their communities.

Classroom on Main Street

Partnering with small business to explore careers.

Future Careers Expo

Future Careers Expo

STEM Competition

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math take center stage in in-demand careers.

Tech Theatre

Lights, camera, action (STEM)!

Inspiring & Educating the 21st Century Workforce

Leadership Development

Since its founding in 1996, the Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce has developed programs that focus on workplace wellness, leadership and skills development, and career exploration. As a 501(c)3 charitable organization and subsidiary of the Chamber, the Foundation is intimately tied to the priorities of the Chamber and its members, while remaining laser-focused on programming which inspires the 21st-century workforce and strengthens the bridge between business, industry, and education.  

Meet the Team

Our organization is comprised of dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer board members from our area school districts, industry, and nonprofit leaders.

Student Programs

We offer a variety of experiences for area school students to learn about, see, and experience a wide variety of careers. Learn more about Classroom in the Workplace Programs, STEM education, employability skills development, financial literacy, and more.

Adult Programs

We develop company and community leaders through didactic and experiential programming. Learn more about Leadership Central Penn (LCP) and our Community Outreach and Leadership Track (COLT) programs.

The Foundation's Corporate Sponsors

To become a corporate sponsor of the Chamber Foundation, contact Jeff Emanuel, Director by calling (570) 784-2522 ext. 408.