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The Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce provides educational opportunities for our members in order to help create a positive environment for the development and success of business.

Franklin University

Franklin University

Throughout newly developed partnership with Franklin University,  all Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce members can receive a 20% discount on tuition and FREE textbooks!
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” For more than 115 years, Franklin University has been the place where adult learners can finish their degrees faster. From their Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, to their convenient online classes, to locations throughout the Midwest, this is the place where working adults learn, prepare and achieve. “


ODU Education Partnership

Ohio Dominican University (ODU) has partnered with the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce (GCACC) to offer its members and employees an opportunity to complete a wide range of Business-related undergraduate or graduate degrees as well as certificate programs at a discounted rate.

Benefits of becoming an Educational Partnership Program member include:

  • Waived application fee to ODU;
  • Ability to take as many as three classes free of charge (up to 25% savings);
  • Flexible start dates;
  • And the option to attend class on ODU’s campus during the evening, online, or possibly on-site at the employer’s location.

Table Talk Lunch 'N Learn

Our Table Talk Lunch ‘N Learn series provides Chamber members the opportunity to learn from a fellow Chamber member in a conversational setting.

These talks are an excellent time to network with other Chamber members and to learn about various topics including marketing, branding, finances, cyber security, safety in the workplace and more!

Are you an expert in your field? Would you like to share your knowledge with other Chamber members? Consider being a Table Talk presenter – it’s fun, easy and a great way to meet and support other businesses.

Give us a call at 614-875-9762

Southwest Community Leadership

Southwest Community Leadership

Since 1997, more than 300 individuals have completed this program.  The class meets once per month from October through May culminating in the class ‘community service project’ and ending in June with graduation.

The mission of the Southwest Community Leadership Program is:

to develop leadership skills and educate individuals about the needs and challenges of the Grove City community.


WE: Lead Women's Business Forum

WE:LEAD  Women Empowered: Leading, Educating and Developing is a women-centered initiative whose mission is to provide education, mentoring and connections for women in business.

WE:LEAD programs and its events occurring throughout the year offer professional development opportunities aimed to educate and empower women in business, advance women’s leadership, inspire conversation and connections and promote development and growth among businesswomen in the Grove City Area.

The Annual Women’s Business Forum has grown to include attendees from central Ohio and beyond who come to learn from multiple breakout presenters and to be inspired by the keynote speaker.


Small Business Development Center ~ Certified Business Advisors

The Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College (OSBDC) has partnered to offer free small business advisory services to the Grove City business community.  Free consulting sessions are held on the first Wednesday of the month by appointment only at the Chamber office.

Call today to reserve your spot 614-875-9762


Grove City Chamber Foundation

Founded in 2012, the Grove City Chamber Foundation is the charitable arm of the Grove city Area Chamber of Commerce.  The mission of the Chamber Foundation is to improve the quality of future business leaders in the Grove City Area. Governed by a board of volunteer directors, the Chamber Foundation awards scholarships to in 3 categories as listed below:

Renewing Scholarships
Students currently enrolled in a post-secondary program whose primary residence is within South-Western City School District or who have received a prior scholarship from the Chamber Foundation

High School Scholarships
Must be a graduating senior and reside in the South-Western City School District 

Chamber Affiliate Scholarships
Must be an employee or family member of a Chamber Member Business

Read more about our Foundation

Read about our Chamber Foundation Annual Fundraiser


Cultivate GrowthTrack

We have created a new partnership with our friends at Cultivate; everyone who joins Cultivate as a PRO Member can get a one-time discount on their Chamber membership. Call Cultivate for details.

Cultivate helps small and emerging businesses to grow their business by reaching new customers. All businesses must grow by increasing their revenue and the Cultivate Growth Track will help you achieve this growth.

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In addition to the Chamber’s Educational Programing, the GCACC also has many educational partners.