The Sky is the Limit

10/30/2019

Scholarship Connector takes Katherine Hamilton to amazing places Receiving the Doris Reynolds Naples Daily News Journalism Scholarship has been life changing. The simple phrase “life changing” feels like an understatement as I try to encapsulate in a few paragraphs the complete 180-degree turn-around the scholarship has caused in my life. I was an above average… Read the full story…

The Community Foundation of Collier County Announces New Board Members for 2019-2020

10/30/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County announced the addition of three new members to the Board of Trustees.  Bradley G. Rigor, Allyson Richards, and Michael J. Schroeder joined the Board for a three-year term on July 1, 2019. Former Board Members, Kathleen Kapnick, T. Robert Bulloch, and Jennifer B. Walker became Trustees Emeriti. The Community… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Distributes $3 Million in Grants in First Quarter 2019-20 Fiscal Year

10/14/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed $3,061,694 in 527 grants in the first quarter of the 2019-20 fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, to nonprofit agencies and scholarships for secondary education and specialized training. Of the $1,028,144 distributed from donor-advised fund grants, 74% ($763,783) stayed in Collier County to benefit organizations and students… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Distributes Record Grant Amount in 2018-19 Fiscal Year

08/12/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed almost $19 million in grants in the 2018-19 fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 to nonprofit agencies and scholarships for secondary education and specialized training. The final total of $18, 890,346 represents a 3% increase over last year and a record amount of distributions for the Foundation…. Read the full story…

Meet Our New Staff Members

06/25/2019

Our exceptional team has gotten even better with the addition of three new staff members this year! We welcomed Laura Simmelink – Senior Director of Programs, Meredith Nassif Doupé – Director of Donor Services, and Julie Howe Van Tongeren – Vice President of Development. Laura’s primary role is to provide leadership and oversight of all… Read the full story…

Professional Advisor Council Connector

06/24/2019

Click here to read all the latest news from our Professional Advisor Council in the 2019 PAC Newsletter

Community Foundation of Collier County Summer Newsletter

06/21/2019

Click here to read the latest news and stories from the Community Foundation of Collier County in the Summer 2019 Connector. 

Community Foundation of Collier County Distributes $2.4 Million in Grants during 2018-19 Third Quarter

05/22/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed $2,399,284 in 296 grants in the third quarter of 2018-19 fiscal year (January 1-March 31, 2019) to nonprofit agencies and scholarships for secondary education and specialized training bringing the total distributions for the first three quarters of the fiscal year to $8,723,907.  The distributions included $10,000 from… Read the full story…

CFCC Distributes $5.5 million to 40 Give Where You Live Collier Nonprofits

04/30/2019

  The Community Foundation of Collier County distributed $5,433,262 in checks to the 40 nonprofits that participated in the 2019 Give Where You Live Collier event at a post-event meeting held at the Community Foundation on April 23. Each nonprofit’s check included matching grant amounts from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and the Community… Read the full story…

Community Foundation of Collier County Gives Arbor Day Grant to Plant Trees in Immokalee

04/25/2019

The Community Foundation of Collier County has granted $10,000 to Collier County Parks and Recreation for the Immokalee Sports Complex to provide 56 trees in honor of Arbor Day. This project will provide much-needed shade in the now barren area surrounding spectator bleachers at the park. Barry Williams, Collier County Parks & Recreation Department Director said, “We… Read the full story…