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Building Community by Building Philanthropy

The Central Florida Foundation is the place for people who want to invest in their community. The Foundation serves as the region’s community foundation and is home to more than 400 charitable funds. We manage and invest your funds, offer you personalized service and expert giving advice, connect you with charitable organizations that you feel passionate about, and empower you to make informed decisions that make a difference in your community. We work with individuals, families, businesses, professional advisors and nonprofits.

Create a Fund

We offer seven types of funds that allow you to experience the joy of giving.


Our Grants

Since 1994, we have grown to more than $55 million in assets and awarded grants of more than $30 million.


Planned Giving

Accomplish your financial goals and create a legacy that lasts forever.


Nonprofit Search

Designed to help you easily find organizations that you care about and make smarter giving decisions.


News, Updates & Announcements

  • Paint the Big Picture

    This week we are sharing with you a series of five short blog posts to help you better understand how our community is working to...

  • Our Knowledge Is Your Giving Wisdom

    Nonprofit Search is the place for discovering Central Florida nonprofits. You can search for nonprofits you know and love, or learn about the work of...

  • Central Florida Perspective: Elizabeth Brothers

    Elizabeth Brothers is one of the earliest voices on philanthropy in the Central Florida community. Her passion started at an early age and she remembers...

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