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, including:

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)
Crossroads: Designing Florida’s Tax Structure (1990)
Cornerstone: Foundations for Economic Leadership (1989)
Enterprise Florida: Growing the Future (1989)


Electronic Copies Unavailable For:

  • No More Excuses: What Businesses Must do to Help Improve Florida’s Schools (1994)
  • Crossroads: Designing Florida’s Tax Structure (1990)
  • 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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