Community Growth Educational Foundation

ACCE's Community Growth Educational Foundation (CGEF) supports the work and mission of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives by providing chamber CEOs with tools, research, and knowledge needed to be players in shaping the futures of their communities. CGEF is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation.

In 2009, the Alliance for Regional Stewardship was merged into CGEF, creating a special institute within the foundation, dedicated to advancing regionalism and sustainable development principles and practices.  For information about ARS, click here.

Supporting the Foundation

Individual and corporate support for the Foundation's work is welcome. 

  • To donate, please contact us at (800) 394-2223.
  • Donations may also be mailed to CGEF, PO Box 79245, Baltimore, MD 21279-0245. Checks should be made payable to Community Growth Educational Foundation.
  • Contact us at (800) 394-2223 for donations of stock or information about including CGEF in your estate plans.

CGEF Partners & Sponsors

The Foundation thanks the following partners and sponsors for their generous support.

Pew Charitable Trusts
Lumina Foundation
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Carnegie Corp. of New York
William Penn Foundation
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
The Ford Foundation
The Wal-Mart Foundation
The Heinz Endowments

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