Develop a personalized giving strategy that drives the change you want to make in the community and plants the seeds of your long-term legacy.

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Connect with people who feel passionate about your cause and establish the financial stability to fuel your impact for the long run.

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Fine-tune a strategy that fits your clients’ giving goals and harness our expert insight into Central Florida's unique philanthropic opportunities.

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Central Florida Foundation also supports organizations that manage their funds independently, but need assistance with the grant-making and management process.

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I invested in Thrive to be part of the solution! While it matters to be part of the conversation to build a better region, if we can, we all should also invest financially. Let’s step up to the plate.

- Robert Newland, President & CEO, Newland & Associates
How the Mercury Seven Astronauts Influenced Two Lives in Philanthropy

How the Mercury Seven Astronauts Influenced Two Lives in Philanthropy

Steered by the opportunities and obstacles they have encountered in life, George and Lisa Schott have devoted their lives to helping others. The dynamic husband and wife team were greatly influenced by the original Mercury Seven astronauts and their philanthropic peers like Henri Landwirth, founder of Give Kids the World Village. Central Florida Foundation helped them develop and implement a philanthropic strategy focused on helping the next generation soar with education.

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