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Winter Park Community Foundation announces up to $47,900 in grants to area nonprofits

December 12 2016

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla.—December 13, 2016—Winter Park Community Foundation, an affiliate of Central Florida Foundation, today announces the grants from its annual grant round. The projects and nonprofits to receive grants include: Up to $16,900 to The Center for Contemporary Dance to complete the nonprofit’s first financial audit, facility improvements and to...

Central Florida Foundation Announces Next Grants to Support Community Healing After Pulse Tragedy
Better Together Fund Focuses on Long-Term Community Healing

November 10 2016

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Although four months removed from the tragic Pulse nightclub shooting, Orlando’s healing process continues. In support of helping to heal the local community, Central Florida Foundation recently issued the next grants from its Better Together Fund to support two initiatives.

Central Florida Foundation Announces up to $168,630 in grants to area nonprofits

September 09 2016

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. - September 8, 2016 - Central Florida Foundation, today announces the grants from our annual Community Investment Grant Round. The eight projects and nonprofits to receive grants include: Up to $7,400 to The Arbor Schools of Central Florida to purchase iPad minis and software and apps to enhance...

Central Florida Foundation Issues First Grant to Support Healing for Pulse Survivors
Better Together Fund Targets Nonprofits for Relief

August 05 2016

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Central Florida Foundation recently issued the first grant from its Better Together Fund of up to $122,000 to Heart of Florida United Way.

Winter Park Community Foundation announces $51,500 in grants to area nonprofits

February 18 2016

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. — February 17, 2016 — Winter Park Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Florida Foundation today announced the award winners from its grant round. Development of a marketing plan, social media advertising and website design at Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Garden; rebranding and website development at...

100 Women Strong announces grants for 2016

January 27 2016

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. — JANUARY 27, 2016 — 100 Women Strong, a giving circle at Central Florida Foundation today announced its 2016 grant awards. The Education+ Pilot Program at Foundation for Foster Children and the support of data collection required to become eligible for federal funding at Impower are the two...

Central Florida Foundation Names Sandi Vidal Vice President of Community Strategies and Initiatives

September 25 2015

{image:url:title} September 25, 2015 – Orlando, Fla. - The Central Florida Foundation announced today that Sandi Vidal has been named vice president of community strategies and initiatives. In her role as part of the executive team, Vidal is responsible for implementing the vision and mission of the Central Florida Foundation through...

Winter Park Community Foundation Awards Grants to Area Organizations

December 02 2014

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. — DECEMBER 2, 2014 — The Winter Park Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Florida Foundation today announces the award winners from its grant round this year held in collaboration with Rollins College students enrolled in the undergraduate course called “Impact Investing” designed to allow students to...

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 Launces 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...

“Overhead”

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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