At the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, we believe the success of local business goes hand in hand with a strong and positive community. In keeping with that, we operate terrific programs designed to foster both business and community vibrancy. Learn more about three of them below.
Got an AWESOME Idea? We May Have $1,000 for You!
Since launching in 2012, Awesome Foundation Newmarket has given out more than $60,000 in grants. Awesome grants have gone to help feed hungry kids, fill backpacks with school supplies, bring birthday celebrations to children living in shelters and so much more. Thanks to its 10 Awesome trustees, Awesome Foundation Newmarket has funded big and small ideas, helped large organizations and supported teams of one. Applying is quick and easy. Deadlines are the 15th of every month.
The NYPG hosts monthly events that incorporate professional development, networking and socializing in fun and relaxed settings. We connect young professionals, and you can connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. We launched NYPG in 2013 and now have about 80 members.
Helping people discover the best ways to get from A to B
Smart Commute Central York (SCCY) is a program of the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and one of 13 Smart Commute offices in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. SCCY works with businesses in northern York Region to promote active and sustainable transportation. Carpooling, public transit, cycling, walking and flexible working arrangements reduce stress on our lives, roads and the environment.