The Plantation Community Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of South Sarasota County residents by supporting organizations involved in social services, health care, educational, environmental and cultural activities.
Since inception, the formula of caring and sharing - "Making a Difference" - and having fun doing it, is still going strong. In fact, as of 2019, the Foundation achieved the milestone of $3 million in aggregate giving thanks to our generous members and friends!
Brenda Eckard, our Membership Chair, has an invitation for you to join us and become a member of the Plantation Community Foundation.
WE HAD A FABULOUS 2018-19 SEASON
We welcomed 24 new members!
Members won prizes from our Membership Perks Program!
We had three successful fundraising events:
Fall "Fun" Raiser Party, Celebrity Golf Classic, and the Spring Fashion Show
We set a new record this year......awarding more than $3 million dollars in grants to non-profit organizations since our inception in 1988!
We funded 49 Grants!
We distributed $124,600 to South Sarasota County concerns!
We funded two Community Impact Grants!
We did all of this because of you, our members. Thank you for being part of the team that is "Making A Difference" in our community.
If you are not a member, consider joining us for the next season. We will welcome you to our organization.
Sponsored by the Plantation Community Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. 100% of all contributions are retained by The Plantation Community Foundation, Florida Registration #SC-01039.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the State. Registration does not imply endorsements, approval, or recommendation by the State.
The 2018 Impact Grant was awarded to Literacy Volunteers of South Sarasota County. President Bob Hayden and the Impact Grant Committee presented the grant check to Joe Pokorney, LVSSC President, and Claudia Daniels, grant writer and Board Member.
The award of $19,271, will be used to fund a Study-Lab Program located in the Family Services Center, North Port, FL.
The 2017 Impact Grant awarded to Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County is presented to Aimee Holmes, Chief Develpment Officer.
The Foundation has generously partnered with Habitat to lauch a new home revitalization program, A Brush with Kindness. The award of $16,000, along with paint donated by Sherwin Williams, will be used to paint one home per month for a qualified homeowner.