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Community Foundation Hosts Last Party of the Season with Founder’s Award

Don’t miss the last party of the season – the Founder’s Award Luncheon - hosted by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The celebration of philanthropy will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. Lore and John Dodge will receive

Community Foundation Awards Half a Million in ‘GO Grants’ to Nonprofit Organizations

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties awarded more than half a million dollars to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through its new GO Grants program. GO Grants are general operating grants – monetary assistance to nonprofits for both program and

Okeechobee County Nonprofits Receive Grants from Legacy Fund at Community Foundation

Longtime Okeechobee resident Frank Altobello established a charitable fund at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties in his estate plan to benefit nonprofit organizations in or serving Okeechobee County. Recently, 76,500 was distributed from the fund to the following

Community Foundation Hires and Promotes Staff to Expand Support to Donors

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is the community leader in philanthropy. Its new three-year strategic plan calls for continued development in donor relations, marketing and community leadership. This year has already seen the hiring of new personnel and evolved staff

PBC funders collaborate to help local nonprofits, residents struggling after Hurricane Irma

When Hurricane Irma struck Palm Beach County, area funders stepped forward in a coordinated effort to help local nonprofits support our community. To date, the funders have provided more than 700,000 to 60-plus organizations – covering the cost of everything from roof repairs to mental health

Hurricane Grants Arrive Just In Time for the Holidays

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties granted nearly 300,000 to 33 nonprofit organizations across Palm Beach and Martin Counties with damages from Hurricane Irma. As organizations responded quickly during the storm, many suffered facility damages, interruption of vital

Community Foundation Grants Record $9.98 Million to Charities in Fiscal Year

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties celebrated another year of monumental charitable giving. Collectively, community impact funds of the Community Foundation granted nearly 1.6 million to nonprofit organizations in 2017. In addition, the Community Foundation

Community Foundation Activates Hurricane Assistance Fund

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has activated its Hurricane Assistance Fund to help find solutions to the challenges Hurricane Irma brought for our nonprofit organizations. The Hurricane Assistance Fund will support longer term recovery and rebuilding efforts in south

Impact 100 Palm Beach County’s Grant Cycle Opens in September

Impact 100 Palm Beach County is excited to announce the opening of its 2018 grants cycle. The Letter of Intent will be available starting on September 11, 2017 and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on October 27, 2017.  Interested nonprofits can access the Letter of Intent through Gifts Online via

Foundation Welcomes New Board Chair and Two New Board Members

Sherry Barrat is the new chair of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties (CFPBMC). Julie Fisher Cummings and Timothy Burke are new board members. The Foundation’s board approved these appointments at its summer meeting, effective July 1, 2017.