CFF News Archives

A Day for the History Books
Mr. Kenneth F. Murrah, Esq. To Be Named Outstanding Philanthropist at National Philanthropy Day

November 06 2015

{image:url:title} Friday, November 13, marks the 30th anniversary of National Philanthropy Day. At Central Florida Foundation, we are honored to present the first Kenneth F. Murrah Esq. Award for Outstanding Philanthropist. Although Mr. Murrah passed away in December 2014, his legacy will continue in Central Florida forever. In light of this...

Central Florida Perspective: Elizabeth Brothers

April 03 2015

{image:url:title} 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 her parents being involved with their church and her father was part of the veteran’s organization that collected used toys and made them like new....

Central Florida Foundation Launches Central Florida Focus: Homeless Impact Fund

November 11 2014

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. — November 11, 2014 — Central Florida Foundation, in partnership with the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, today announces the establishment of the Central Florida Focus: Homeless Impact Fund. This new fund creates a platform for investment in evidenced-based strategies to change the course of homelessness in Central...

Central Florida Foundation Launches Social Enterprise Initiative with Local Entrepreneurs

July 21 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. — July 21, 2014 — Harbor House of Central Florida will be able to take its online domestic violence training program to the next level, thanks to Central Florida Foundation’s new Entrepreneurs in Action (EIA) initiative. Through the EIA’s first assistance process, a group of Central Florida entrepreneurs...

Celebrating 20 Years of Philanthropy in Central Florida

June 06 2014

{image:url:title} This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Central Florida Foundation. It’s an exciting milestone and one that’s only been possible through the generosity of individuals, families and corporations who have played such a key role in building community by building philanthropy. Their efforts have enabled us to become the...


December 20 2013

{image:url:title} By Mark Brewer, Foundation President/CEO 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 as an indicator of a nonprofit’s performance. In The Chronicle of Philanthropy article, GuideStar President, Jacob Harold, points to the...

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