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News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Community Foundation Wins mARTies Award and Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation Award

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties received the 2016 Philanthropy in the Arts mARTies award from the Arts Council of Martin County as well as Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation for National Philanthropy Day.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Provides $250,000 in Matching Grant Funds for Ten Nonprofit Endowments

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties provided $250,000 in grants from the John T. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fund at the Community Foundation for the Forever Arts and Culture Endowment Challenge.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Marjorie S. Fisher makes a $650,000 grant  to the Palm Beach County Food Bank to Expand Nutrition Education & Launch the Food Purchase Matching Fund

Since 2012, Mrs. Fisher and her family have contributed more than $1 million to the Palm Beach County Food Bank.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Impact 100 Palm Beach County To Hold Fifth Annual Grand Awards Ceremony Invites Palm Beach County Women to Join “Efficient Philanthropy” by March 31st

This impact will be felt by thousands in Palm Beach County when Impact 100 Palm Beach County women gather at Lynn University’s Wold Performing Arts Center*...

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Make Your Mark Gala Raises Over $400,000 for Community Foundation

Co-chairs Frances Peter, Christina Macfarland and Caroline Rafferty brought a whole new energy to the Community Foundation’s annual gala at the Breakers this year, raising over $400,000 to support its local leadership work.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Community Foundation Provides $250K in Matching Grant Funds for Ten Nonprofit Endowments

The Community Foundation is proud to announce ten winners of the Forever Arts & Culture Endowment Challenge.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Community Foundation & United Ways Join Forces Again to Host Third Annual Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties

Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Community Foundation, United Way of Palm Beach County and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day.

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

Community Foundation Awards 21 Martin County Organizations with Funds from Permanent Endowment

The Community Foundation awarded 21 Martin County nonprofit organizations with over $67,000 in charitable support from the permanently endowed Briggs-Trimble Family Charitable Fund ...

News and Articles | May 29, 2016

FAU Foundation, United Way and Community Foundation Partner to Present Wealth & Estate Planning Seminar

The FAU Foundation, United Way of Palm Beach County and the Community Foundation partner to present the Wealth & Estate Panning Seminar, a signature event for Palm Beach County estate planning professionals. Read more ...

News and Articles | May 25, 2016

Community Mourns Loss of Beloved Marjorie Fisher

The Community Foundation mourns the loss of beloved Marjorie S. Fisher, local philanthropist and community volunteer.