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Partnering to Help New College Students

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 12, 2013) – After participating in the Financial Education for Students seminar hosted by the Community Foundation, Jaclyn Verity, a 2013 Community Foundation Scholar and a freshman at the University of Miami, quickly realized she’ll be faced with many financial

Community Foundation Awards over $6.4 Million in Grants & Scholarships

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (August 27, 2013) – The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties awarded its largest grant in history -- 661,203 over a two-year period -- to the University of Florida to help fund the launch of a three-year reform by the School District of Palm Beach County and

Families First of Palm Beach County Supporting Our Community, Forever

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 30 , 2013) -- The need for help never stops.  There will always be new parents who need guidance to handle the stress of caring for their children. There will always be the determined work to keep children out of foster care so families can stay together, and there will

Community Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 17, 2013) – The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties announced the appointment of four new Board members at their May Board meeting.  Ray S. Celedinas, Christina Matthews Macfarland, Lore Dodge and Caroline B. Sory have joined the Board effective July

Nearly $200,000 Supports More Than 35,000 Students Through DonorsChoose.org

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 20, 2013) – As another school year has come to a close, the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties knows they helped make an impact on more than 35,000 Palm Beach and Martin County students this year. And, it was the Community Foundation's donors that

Fulfilling College Dreams -- $726,500 in Scholarships Awarded

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 18, 2013) – When the Philip D. O’Connell, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established at the Community Foundation in 1988, Mr. O’Connell’s wife wanted to be certain the scholarship awards were much more than a dollar amount.  Mrs. O’Connell wanted to personally meet

Bradley Hurlburt Joins the Community Foundation as New President and Chief Executive Officer

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 20, 2013) – The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties are pleased to announce that Bradley Hurlburt has been named the Foundation’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Hurlburt, a veteran leader and

Walter & Adi Blum Foundation Generously Supports 68 Classroom Projects

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 9, 2013) -- Mrs. Adi Blum cared about helping at-risk children – especially when it came to education.  To honor her legacy and continue her support for students, her foundation, The Walter and Adi Blum Foundation, Inc., partnered with the Community Foundation

Jillian C. Vukusich,CAP® Promoted to Vice President of Community Investment

Jillian C. Vukusich,CAP® Promoted to Vice President of Community Investment

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (April 5, 2013) – The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is pleased to announce the promotion of Jillian C. Vukusich, CAP® to Vice President of Community Investment.  Jillian joined the Community Foundation in 2006 as a Program Associate

Cameron & Vukusich Earn Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Designation

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 5, 2013) -- Danielle Blangy Cameron, Vice President for Personal and Family Philanthropy, and Jillian C. Vukusich, Director of Community Investment, from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties have earned the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy