CFCC seeks a Director of Donor Services

02/07/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County, located in Naples, Florida, seeks a Director of Donor Services.  We have over $170 million in assets and since 1985 have done over $137 million in grantmaking.  We are seeking an individual with 5-7 years of experience in customer service and working with donors.  This position is critical to… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Distributes over $3.7 Million in Grants during 2018-19 Second Quarter

02/01/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed $3,786,571 in grants in the second quarter of 2018-19 fiscal year (October 1-December 31, 2018) to nonprofit agencies and scholarships for secondary education and specialized training bringing the total distributions for the first half of the fiscal year to $6,324,623. The distributions included $12,500 from donor-advised funds,… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County & Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to Host Fifth Anniversary of Give Where You Live Collier

01/10/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has partnered, once again, with the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to host the fifth annual giving day in Collier County.  Give Where You Live Collier, to be held at noon February 20 through noon on February 21, 2019, is an effort to give 40 Collier County basic needs… Read the full story…

Support Your Community during National Community Foundation Week

11/09/2018

By Eileen Connolly-Keesler/ Community Foundation of Collier County President and CEO For Larry Halpin, charitable giving through his donor advised fund has been a learning process, and he is thoroughly enjoying the education. His mother, Margaret (Peg) Halpin, met and married Henry Haegg, Jr. five years after the death of Larry’s father.  When Henry passed… Read the full story…

Donor advised funds allow charitable giving to causes close to your heart— no matter where they are

11/08/2018

For Larry Halpin, charitable giving through his donor advised fund has been a learning process, and he is thoroughly enjoying the education. His mother, Margaret (Peg) Halpin, met and married Henry Haegg, Jr. five years after the death of Larry’s father.  When Henry passed away a few years ago, he introduced his five stepchildren to… Read the full story…

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County Announces New Board Members for 2018-2019

10/26/2018

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County announced the addition of three new members to the Board of Directors. Anne Fleming, Kate McGinnis, and Sharon Treiser joined the Board on July 1, 2018. The Women’s Foundation of Collier County is a field-of-interest fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County whose mission is to serve the… Read the full story…

Sweet & Tangy

10/26/2018

Taste of Immokalee has rolled out a new salsa and barbecue sauce and has expanded participation to all Collier County high schools The students who run the Taste of Immokalee listened carefully to customers’ suggestions and responded with its two latest products. They partnered with Kensington Country Club Executive Chef Ralph Feraco for more than… Read the full story…

Driving Meaningful Philanthropy

10/26/2018

A Guide to Charitable Giving Vehicles Pledging your hard-earned money to support a good cause can be an enormously gratifying experience. To further enhance the power of your charitable giving, however, you may want to consider planning your philanthropy in advance with the guidance of your advisory team and your family. A strategic approach to… Read the full story…

Our Changing Needs Fund Is Critical To Our Community

10/26/2018

The Changing Needs Fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County strengthens our community and the lives of the people here. As the needs of Collier County change, gifts to the fund enable Community Foundation staff and the Board to ignite action and mobilize funds quickly to address local needs and challenges, be it a hurricane, red tide, or whatever… Read the full story…

Paying it Forward

10/26/2018

A local scholarship recipient establishes one to honor her parents and her alma mater At 22, Amy Mendez is a true role model for what it means to give back—by establishing a scholarship at the Community Foundation of Collier County to support students at Immokalee High School, her alma mater. Mendez, a 2014 graduate, received… Read the full story…