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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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Since 1994, we have grown to more than $67 million in assets and awarded grants of more than $54 million.

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News, Updates & Announcements

  • AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION MERGES WITH CENTRAL FLORIDA FOUNDATION

    ORLANDO, Fla. (June 21, 2018) – In an effort to streamline operations and continue its legacy, the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of East Central Florida (CFECF) voted to sunset its operations in Volusia, Flagler and Putnam Counties. To honor the original donor intent of the funds at...

  • Windows and Mirrors

    This is the first story in a series about projects supported by the Better Together Fund at Central Florida Foundation. The fund was established after the Pulse tragedy as a way for the community to respond to the immediate and long-term needs. The fund supports four key areas including: gaps...

  • THE 49 FUND AT CENTRAL FLORIDA FOUNDATION MARKS PULSE ANNIVERSARY WITH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EIGHT LOCAL LGBT STUDENTS

    ORLANDO, Fla.—(June 9, 2018) – In its continuing effort to honor those lost in the Pulse tragedy, The 49 Fund at Central Florida Foundation will today award eight scholarships in the amount of $4,900 each for local college students. The recipients, their hometowns and schools include: William (Billy) Budd (New...

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