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Building Community by Building Philanthropy

The Central Florida Foundation was designed by and for Central Florida as a place where people can learn about and practice their philanthropy. 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

  • Trends in Philanthropy

    More than 100 independent sector executives and board members attended the recent Trends in Philanthropy event at the Orlando Museum of Art to explore two...
  • “Overhead”

    Central Florida Foundation applauds the effort by GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance to educate donors about the myth of overhead costs...
  • Regional Priorities Call for Leadership from the Independent Sector

    As the business community continues to look at future priorities for Central Florida, the Board of the Central Florida Partnership has called on leaders in...

CFF staff enjoyed Friday's hard hat tour at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. It was so... - 7 Apr - Follow us!