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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

More than 3500 Residents Participate in On the Table

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties concluded its first-ever On the Table civic engagement initiative on Oct. 24 with more than 3,500 residents participating in conversations about how to cultivate a stronger community. On the Table, a national initiative funded by the

Community Foundation Launches On the Table

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties invites residents throughout the region to share a meal and discuss meaningful ideas to strengthen the community during the localized nationwide movement, On the Table, a national initiative funded by the John S. and James L. Knight

Community Foundation Provides Matching Grant to Marjory Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties provided a 25,000 matching grant to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Victims’ Fund, managed by the Broward Education Foundation. The Foundation matched board member Julie Fisher Cummings’ charitable contribution. Cummings sits on

108 Local Students Receive Scholarships from Community Foundation

This year, 108 deserving students are fulfilling their educational dreams thanks to the donors of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. These students are the recipients of 1,069,500 in scholarships awarded by the organization. The Community Foundation has more than 100

Community Foundation Announces New CFO

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Erjavec as chief financial officer. Erjavec provides strategic leadership related to both the day-to-day operations and the financial business of the Foundation. He directs the

Sheila Kinman Elected to Community Foundations National Standards Board

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties’ vice president for development, Sheila Kinman, CAP©, has been elected to the Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB), a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations. The CFNSB is a collegial group of

Community Foundation Honors John and Lore Dodge at 2018 Founder’s Award Luncheon

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties hosted the fifth annual Founder’s Award Luncheon on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. Lore and John Dodge received the Founder’s Award for their lives of community service and charity. Lore currently serves on

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