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Community Foundation Awards Over $1 Million in Scholarships

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has awarded more than 1 million in scholarships this year to 104 high school students. The deserving students were selected to receive a scholarship based on a written application, test scores, academic success and interviews, which were

Community Foundation Grants Over $1.3 Million to Nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties celebrated another year of charitable giving, granting over 1.3 million to nonprofit organizations through the Foundation’s funds. To help nonprofit organizations improve the quality of life in Palm Beach and Martin Counties, funding

Community Foundation Hosts Founder's Luncheon

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties hosted its Founder’s Luncheon on Tuesday, May 7 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Eunice and Julian Cohen Pavilion. Nearly 500 board members, donors and fund holders, local nonprofit organizations, corporate sponsors and

Community Foundation to Host Founder's Luncheon

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties will host its Founder’s Luncheon on Tuesday, May 7, which will highlight key findings from the 2018 On The Table Community Impact Report, and include updates on community revitalization, positive youth development and educational

Three Reasons Your Clients Can Benefit from a Donor Advised Fund

While every client has their own taxable situation, there are three common reasons a donor-advised fund can serve as a powerful tax planning tool. Let’s begin with, what is a Donor Advised Fund? A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a charitable fund that enables donors to manage their charitable

Community Foundation's On the Table Survey Finds Community Members United and Optimistic

As part of the On The Table initiative, a recent Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties survey found that housing, economic development and poverty are three of the most pressing issues that need to be addressed. The survey, known as the Community Impact Report, further

Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has elected Alex Rubio and Earnie Ellison, Jr. to its board of directors. Rubio is a prominent business leader with NextEra Energy, Inc., serving as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain. He has accountability for all aspects of the

Community Foundation Welcomes New VP for Community Impact

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has hired January Romero Reissman as Vice President for Community Impact. “We have made a concerted effort to enhance our impact at the Community Foundation, and we are confident that January will help steward that mission,” said

Four Ways to Make Your Charitable Giving More Effective This Holiday Season

Feeling charitable for the holidays? The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties can help plan your giving. Here are four ways to make your charitable giving more effective: 1. Evaluate what you’re most passionate about & find a reputable charity.  Is it education,

IRA Charitable Rollover Offers Unique Giving Opportunity

An IRA Charitable Rollover provides owners of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) with a unique giving opportunity to support their favorite charities without being subject to federal income tax on the distribution from a traditional IRA. This is particularly beneficial for those with a passion