The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce acts as the voice of Cape Cod, uniting business, industry and the community in our common goal: “A Wonderful Way of Life.” The Chamber is a private, not for profit entity governed by a board of directors elected by our 1,400+ member organizations. Since 1921, it has been the Chamber’s mission to strengthen and promote the economic viability, cultural richness, environmental sensitivity and the social needs of Cape Cod. Our mission is fulfilled by an aggressive program of work with the goals of retaining and recruiting employment for Cape Codders, advocating policies that improve the quality of working and living on Cape Cod, attracting target visitor markets with quality initiatives, and serving members by generating leads and referrals to their businesses.
The Community Development Partnership CDP, formerly known as the Lower Cape Cod Community Development Corporation, is a community based non-profit organization created in 1992 by community leaders and activists who believed the eight towns of the Lower Cape needed an organization focused on affordable housing and economic development issues unique to the area.
Cape Light Compact is a public entity formed in 1997 to advance the interests of consumers in the newly restructured electric industry. We offer a comprehensive approach to energy services: competitive electricity rates with a green energy option, effective consumer advocacy, proven energy efficiency programs and energy education. We serve 200,000 consumers from all 21 towns on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. Cape Light Compact Governing Board represents each town on Cape Cod.
CARE was founded to create opportunities for visitors to donate their “time, talent, and treasure" to help preserve and protect the local environment. Their mission is to encourage, support, and create opportunities for visitors to help preserve and protect the region's natural beauty, plant and wildlife habitats, culture and history. Working with travel industry businesses, CARE creates opportunities for travelers to contribute to local efforts to promote long-term environmental conservation and cultural heritage preservation.