Community Foundation of Collier County receives $350,000 from the Brynne & Robert Coletti Fund of the Farmer Family Foundation to Aid Coronavirus Relief

04/21/2020

The Community Foundation of Collier County’s Collier Comes Together Coronavirus Relief Fund is honored to receive a $350,000 gift from the Brynne & Robert Coletti Fund of the Farmer Family Foundation to support Coronavirus relief.  Through their Fund, Brynne & Bob Coletti provide philanthropic support for charities, nonprofits, and educational institutions nationwide. They have also… Read the full story…

Stand By Me

08/26/2020

The Moorings Park Foundation’s scholarship offers a hand-up to a dedicated employee Tiliane Coicou Saint-Hillien has been dedicated to Moorings Park for 17 years, and the Moorings Park Foundation has been committed to investing in the licensed practical nurse’s goal of building her career. Saint-Hillien, 46, has received two scholarships from the foundation, the first… Read the full story…

Staying Afloat

08/26/2020

The Community Foundation supported the Captains for Clean Water’s initiative to clear debris out of local waterways while providing economic relief to fishing guides Like a tarpon to a shiny pinfish, recreational fishers have been drawn to Southwest Florida for centuries to work their magic in the region’s unparalleled Gulf waters and estuaries. Fishing guides… Read the full story…

Following Their Passion

08/26/2020

Two local couples lead by example in finding impactful ways to contribute to their new community: Collier County What do you do when you move to a new town and bring along your passion for contributing to the community? Two local couples approached the Community Foundation of Collier County to research local issues and establish… Read the full story…

Cultivating Collaboration

08/26/2020

The Community Foundation creates a sustainable legacy through trees on its 35th anniversary   As the community’s convener and trusted foundation partner, the Community Foundation of Collier County carefully deliberated about marking its 35 anniversary this year. The result is a plan highlighting collaboration to tackle local issues and provide a beautiful legacy for generations… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County and Naples Botanical Garden are distributing 3,500 trees for 35th year

07/23/2020

The Community Foundation of Collier County will distribute 3500+ trees in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Community Foundation of Collier County (CFCC) in partnership with the Naples Botanical Garden, which has grown the trees and will kick off the distribution. CFCC and the Garden have partnered to select species perfect for our Southwest… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Kicked off 35th Year with $35 Million in Grants

07/16/2020

Naples, FL (July 16, 2020) – The Community Foundation of Collier County, now entering its 35th year, has distributed over $35 million in grants in the 2019-20 fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, to nonprofit agencies and scholarships for secondary education and specialized training. The final total of $35,422,855 represents a whopping 87% increase over… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County supports Captains For Clean Water with a $7,500 Grant

05/20/2020

The Community Foundation of Collier County is proud to support the Captains For Clean Water (CFCW) Fishing Guide Relief Fund with a $7,500 grant to help boat captains who have been affected by COVID-19. The pandemic has caused many captains to lose the majority of the seasonal business they rely on to support their families… Read the full story…

Greater Impact & Benefits in Charitable Gifts Now

05/13/2020

Albert Einstein once said “in the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” Likewise, today’s challenging times present a great opportunity to consider charitable giving. As always, charitable gifting benefits the donor by generating a positive impact on causes that matter to them; bestowing income tax savings during life and creating long term estate tax savings…. Read the full story…

Put Your Philanthropy to Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic

05/13/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global crisis of a magnitude few have experienced before. Across Florida we’ve seen our medical, educational and economic systems tested. The role of philanthropy has never been more important and local donors, both experienced and new, are looking for ways to give quickly and effectively. As this pandemic continues… Read the full story…

Life Insurance as a Part of Your Investment Portfolio

05/13/2020

When considering life insurance, many fail to think about how it fits into a holistic financial plan.  Most imagine conventional life insurance needs such as caring for family members, passing along a legacy, or addressing estate taxes.  Yet, the role life insurance can play in a financial plan extends to tax planning and investment management. … Read the full story…