Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs.
These agencies are on the front lines of supporting residents with food, financial assistance and shelter.
The funds are going to four organizations, including Heart of Florida United Way ALICE Recovery Fund for COVID-19, Joe R. Lee Boys & Girls Club of Eatonville, Second Harvest Food Bank and the Winter Park Improvement Foundation.
Please join us for two important events—a Facebook townhall and the premiere of a new PBS Docuseries—and help spread the word to your colleagues, friends, social and business networks.
For children living in food deserts, a bunch of ripe bananas or a bag of sweet potatoes is as much of a treat as an ice cream sundae.
The first round of grants includes more than $30,000 to provide assistance to health care professionals, low-income youth, cancer patients, essential workers in need of childcare, and homeless animals.
With New Round of “Arts Appreciation” Grants, Gulf Coast Community Foundation Provides Unrestricted Funding to 10 Cornerstone Arts and Cultural Organizations.
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation launched an Emergency Relief Fund in March, collecting donations to be used by nonprofits in Southwest Florida to help neighbors with food, shelter and basic human needs due to the economic challenges caused by COVID-19.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have awarded over $880,000 in grants from their joint COVID-19 Response Initiative, providing relief to nonprofit organizations leading the region’s COVID-19 assistance efforts.
Through their Fund, Brynne & Bob Coletti provide philanthropic support for charities, nonprofits, and educational institutions nationwide. They have also supported local organizations such as the Guadalupe Center, Naples Botanical Garden, NCEF, NCH Healthcare System, and the Everglades Foundation.