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Our Programs

Building a stronger Maryland through meaningful initiatives and opportunities

National Civics Bee    

Empowering our youth to be involved and informed citizens

Each year, the Maryland Chamber Foundation proudly partners with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s The Civic Trust and local and regional chambers of commerce across the state to host the annual National Civics Bee statewide competition for Maryland. The competition is open to Maryland 6th, 7th or 8th grade students from public, private or homeschools and encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities.

Teacher Externship Program 

Preparing Maryland’s future workforce with pivotal partnerships 

The Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship Program is a unique workforce development program that pairs high school educators with leading businesses from across the state, equipping them with invaluable experiences and insights to prepare their students for in-demand careers and industries.

HYPE: Helping Young Professionals Excel   

Advancing the next generation of Maryland’s business leaders  

Are you a young professional seeking professional development, leadership growth, and an expanded network? HYPE is our program designed for Maryland's next generation of business leaders. Connect with influential leaders and esteemed organizations, engage in volunteer opportunities, build mentorship connections, and access tailored professional development opportunities. Make a difference in business, community, and Maryland.

Bettering Maryland through meaningful opportunities

Impactful programs designed to empower and support the Maryland business community, our educators and youth.