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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. The Foundation manages and invests funds, offers personalized service and expert giving advice, connects caring people, businesses, governments and organizations to local initiatives that build and inspire community, and empowers them to make informed decisions that make a difference now and in the future. Central Florida Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses, professional advisors and nonprofits.

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

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Since 1994, we have grown to more than $60 million in assets and awarded grants of more than $40 million.

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

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Nonprofit Search

Designed to help you easily find nonprofits that you care about and make stronger giving decisions.

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News, Updates & Announcements

  • It was a great Appreciation Event!

    This week we had the opportunity to get together with our nonprofit fund holders to enjoy sweets and treats and say thank you for partnering with us to sustain their organization for the years to come. We were excited to give everyone a copy of our NEW nonprofit endowment toolkit,...

  • Our Central Florida Homeless Issue - What Should You Do?

    In our last post about homelessness, we discussed a housing-first approach that our community has adopted to end homelessness in Central Florida. This month, Meghan Warrick, our executive vice president and chief financial officer is sharing a more personal perspective on homelessness and how as individuals we can help… Often...

  • Our Central Florida Homeless Issue

    This editorial was featured in the March 2017 issue of The Park Press. Central Florida is one of the most popular destinations in the world. We have beautiful weather, pristine beaches, welcoming communities, unique local businesses, sports venues, cultural attractions, endless entertainment and so much more. However, in the midst...

Twitter Great mtg today for @ajquiltmaker @Venturehouse727 & @Bright_FL at @cffound & @UCF @UCFcohpa talking… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… - 20 Apr - Follow us!