Central Florida Foundation helps your nonprofit harness the true power of strategic, high-impact philanthropy. Connect with people across our community who feel passionate about your cause. And establish the financial stability to fuel your impact for the long run.
Philanthropists use Central Florida Foundation's Nonprofit Search tool to find the organizations they want to invest in. Each nonprofit has a profile containing in-depth information about their leadership, impact and outcomes—which matter to investors more than ever. Maintaining a robust and accurate profile is the first step to being found by the people who care about your cause, and want to contribute to your mission.
Professional Investment Management & Monitoring
Your funds are placed under the full-time oversight of professional financial managers, freeing your team and Board to stay focused on your mission.
Earn a Better Return
The Foundation pools its endowment funds for investment purposes, resulting in greater efficiency and protection against fluctuation in market value.
Planned Giving Resources
Through the Foundation, you have access to resources that assist in the design of planned giving illustrations for your donors.
Utilize our documents and other assistance to make complicated transactions more simple and convenient for donors.
Stay in the know on trends among Central Florida nonprofits from governance and diversity to capital campaigns and more. All data is from Nonprofit Search as of December 31, 2021.
Central Florida Foundation administers three types of grants on behalf of our community of philanthropists. There is no direct application for these grants. Maintaining a complete and current Nonprofit Search profile is the first step to qualify for consideration and attract potential investors.
We are honored to be able to support the Thrive Economic Stability Fund as we believe our economy needs to be diversified and drive employment opportunity through talent development, innovation and job security. It is an investment in the future of Central Florida that will produce measurable success. Thanks to all at the Central Florida Foundation.- John & Dede Caron
In addition to philanthropic assistance, Central Florida Foundation partners with the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College to offer programs such as the Business Lawyers’ Pro Bono Project, which helps nonprofits obtain pro bono legal assistance for a range of legal matters including managing bylaws, advising on governance, employment law, intellectual property and grant compliance.
Lighthouse Works, a local social enterprise nonprofit organization focused on employing and empowering people who are blind or visually impaired, has achieved an impactful double bottom line. Not only is the organization responsible for creating 50% of all jobs nationwide...