Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast – Collier

The Community Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast – Collier to support their One to One Mentoring Program in Collier County for at–risk youth.  This program helps these students make academic progress, graduate high school, higher education and/or a fulfilling career pathway that fosters financial independence.

Read More

STARability

CFCC awarded STARability a $10,000 grant to pilot and grow virtual programming. Donors to the foundation also supported STARability’s scholarship fund and its centerpiece program, the Trailblazer Academy, through their donor-advised funds. STARability’s Trailblazer Academy fills a vital need in Collier County by providing young adults with disabilities community-based skill development experiences at local businesses…

Read More

Laces of Love

A $1,000 grant from the Marco Island Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County to Laces of Love helped them purchase 75 pairs of shoes and socks for children in need at Tommie Barfield Elementary and the Marco Island Charter School.

Read More

Tigertail Beach Children’s Playground

Thanks to a CFCC grant, a custom sail shade structure was successfully installed at the children’s playground at Tigertail Beach in Marco Island, making trips to the playground much more enjoyable in the hot Florida sun. The playground is open to all residents of Collier County, as well as to any visitor to Tigertail Beach.…

Read More

Residential Options of Florida

Residential Options of Florida (ROOF) and its partner, Community Foundation of Collier County, is pleased to sponsor a Groundbreaking Ceremony for Independence Place Bayshore. This worthwhile endeavor will provide supportive housing for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The groundbreaking will be held at 2805 Van Buren Avenue in Naples on Thursday, May 6, 2021…

Read More

The Immokalee Foundation

An anonymous donor with a particular interest in housing in Immokalee has made a $247,500 grant through the Community Foundation of Collier County to The Immokalee Foundation to support the construction of a new home in the foundation’s 18-home Career Pathways Learning Lab subdivision. The Learning Lab is part of The Immokalee Foundation’s Career Pathways…

Read More

Taste of Immokalee

Taste of Immokalee is rapidly expanding. With this growth comes the hurdle that many small businesses struggle to overcome: the ability to finance the expansion. As avid supporters of Taste of Immokalee, the Tamiami Angels Impact Investment Initiative and Lipman Family Foundation have made a generous donation of $120,000 to help with this expansion. In…

Read More

Legal Aid Service of Collier County

Legal Aid Service of Collier County (‘LASCC’) is pleased to announce the impact of a $15,000 grant it received from the Community Foundation of Collier County. The General Operating Support grant proceeds furnished were used over the last 12 months to help sustain LASCC’s capacity to assist those in need. LASCC was able to provide…

Read More

Youth Leadership Collier Class of 2020 Youth Community Leadership Project

The Youth Leadership Collier (YLC) Class of 2020 distributed $10,000 in grants, funded by a Community Foundation of Collier County donor, to three local charities as part of the inaugural Youth Community Leadership Project. A partnership of the Leadership Collier Foundation (LCF) of the Greater Naples Chamber and the Community Foundation of Collier County, the…

Read More

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry (ODBFP) s pleased to announce that a grant of $10,000 has been received from the Community Foundation of Collier County (CFCC). These funds will support the work of ODBFP that provides food six days a week from the home base on Marco Island for those who live or work on…

Read More