The Florida Chamber Foundation is the business-led, solutions development and research organization, working in partnership with state business leaders to secure Florida’s future. The Foundation’s Six Pillars™ serve as a visioning platform for developing the first-ever long-term strategic plan for the state. The Foundation takes pride in producing and partnering on a number of important studies that have provided an intellectual framework for state policy.

Upcoming Research

Florida 2030 (Coming in 2018)

Jobs for the Future (Coming September 2016)

Past Research

Medical Tourism Report ThumbA Strategic Look at Florida’s Medical Tourism Opportunities (2016)
Report CoverFrom Excuses to Excellence: Another Call to Action for Job Creators and Employers to Sustain Educational Accountability, Continue Boosting Student Learning and Close the Skills Gap (2016)
Quantifying the Unemployment Rate for Workers with Disabilities in Florida (2016)
Florida Trade and Logistics Study 2.0 (2013)
Small Business Lending Survey (2012)
 Florida Business Relocation Informational Summary (2012)
Immigration and Florida’s Economy (2011)
Florida Trade and Logistics Study (2010)
TradeLogistics_TechReportFlorida Trade and Logistics Study Technical Report (April 2011)
Snapshot: The State of STEM in Florida (2010)
Closing the Talent Gap (2010)
New Cornerstone: Revisited (2007)
New Cornerstone: Foundations for Florida’s 21st Century Economy (2003)
Transportation Cornerstone Florida: Moving Florida’s Economy Into the 21st Century (1999)
International Cornerstone Florida: Building a Crossroads Economy (1997)
No More Excuses Cover - 1994No More Excuses: What Business Must Do To Help Improve Florida’s Schools (1994)
SKMBT_C75416041113270Enterprise Florida: Partnership for a Competitive Economy (1991)
Crossroads: Designing Florida’s Tax Structure (1990)
Cornerstone: Foundations for Economic Leadership (1989)
Enterprise Florida: Growing the Future (1989)


Electronic Copies Unavailable For:

  • The Role of Privatization in Florida’s Growth (1986)


Founded in 1968 by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Foundation is a critical voice for improving the state’s pro-business climate to enable Florida to grow and prosper. The Foundation produces innovative research and advances public policy, with a focus on long-term results, by research and leadership development; promoting a statewide community; and, serving as a resource and catalyst for creative solutions to statewide challenges.

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