Education: Business Supporting Education

 

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The Gallatin Chamber Foundation is the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce’s 501(c)3 component that exists to fund innovative education programs in Gallatin schools. The Gallatin Chamber Foundation School Improvement Awards are awarded each fall to Gallatin K-12 public school teachers to use for special projects in their classrooms. The Gallatin Chamber Foundation sponsors the Gallatin Shamrock Run each year. All proceeds from this event are used to help fund the awards.

In 2014, the Foundation’s inaugural year, more than $5,000 was raised. Since then, contributions have soared, with more than $20,000 raised in 2