Part-Time Scholarship Assistant Position Available

07/27/2017

The Community Foundation is looking for a part-time Scholarship Assistant.  This part-time position provides high quality customer service and administrative support. He/she will input and process the coordination of information entered in the Scholarship Website, work with students, process scholarship information, assist in identifying scholarship providers in our community, execute general correspondence through Constant Contact… Read the full story…

The Community Foundation of Collier County Announces New Board Members for 2017-2018

07/24/2017

The Community Foundation of Collier County announced the addition of 4 new members to the Board of Trustees and a one year Trustee Emeriti seat.  Erika Aron, Todd Bradley, Lynn Martin, and Myra Williams joined the Board for a three-year term on July 1, 2017. Brad Havemeier is a Trustee Emeriti and has been elected to… Read the full story…

Record Number of Scholarships Awarded By Community Foundation of Collier County and Collier County Public Schools

07/05/2017

The Community Foundation of Collier County, in partnership with the Collier County Public School District, is pleased to report that a record amount of $35,329,335 in scholarship monies were raised and awarded this year to Collier County college-bound and continuing education students. This total represents an increase from $34,288,972, distributed in 2015-2016.  Opportunities Of the… Read the full story…

Coming to the Aid of Women and Girls

06/29/2017

Legal Aid Services of Collier County launched the “Women and Girls in Need” Project more than two years ago through funding by the Community Foundation of Collier County. Its purpose is to provide legal services aimed to address challenges facing low-income senior women, women heading households with minor children, and women and girls with disabilities…. Read the full story…

Charitable Giving: make an impact in the community and save on your taxes!

06/29/2017

By Jeanette M. Lombardi, Esq. It can be more advantageous to donate during your life (rather than at death) because doing so offers both income tax and estate tax benefits. Additionally, choosing the right assets to donate can expand available   tax benefits. For example, a gift of appreciated securities now, during your life, will help… Read the full story…

Advanced Planning Ideas

06/29/2017

  A Modern Look at Life Insurance: Non-Estate Tax Uses Robert P. Davis, MM, CLU®, CLTC | Financial Advisor Summary:  Life insurance is not a one trick pony. Sure, it provides cash to pay estate taxes. But there are many other uses of life insurance to consider, such as planning in second marriages, treating children… Read the full story…

CFCC Now Taking Applications for Vice President of Development Position

06/26/2017

The Community Foundation of Collier County (Naples, FL) is hiring a Vice President (VP) of Development.  Collier County is located in Southwest Florida and has a population of 360,000 full-time residents and 60,000 seasonal residents.  Collier County is one of the wealthiest counties in Florida. Job Summary This is a new position for the Community… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Announces the 2017 Celebration of Philanthropy Honorees

06/05/2017

The 2017 Celebration of Philanthropy will recognize individuals, nonprofit organizations, corporations and civic groups that demonstrate passion about charitable giving and inspire others to do the same. Four awards will be presented at the 2017 Celebration of Philanthropy: Robert C. Cosgrove Award – Patty and Jay Baker Acknowledging individuals who represent devotion to human values,… Read the full story…

David M. and Judy B. Jones Scholarship Fund awarded $60,000 in Scholarships to Barron Collier Seniors

05/25/2017

The David M. and Judy B. Jones Scholarship Fund, administered through the Community Foundation of Collier County, has given out $60,000 in new scholarships this year to seven Barron Collier High School graduates. The Fund has awarded $415,000 in scholarships to 51 Barron Collier seniors since its inception in 2009. Recipients of this fund, designed… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Distributes over $1.6 million to Nonprofit Organizations

04/28/2017

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed $1,604,894 in 314 grants which were made to nonprofit agencies in the 3rd quarter of The Foundation’s fiscal year (Jan 1 – Mar 31 2017). Over $1.1 million of the grants came from donor advised funds. The largest donor advised grants funded to Collier County nonprofits included… Read the full story…