Grants Committee

Front row from left

 Pam Clark,

 Francine Belcuore, 

 Chairperson Kathy

 Mason, Cynthia

 Williams

 

Back row

 Drew Ermelin,

 Patsy Scuzzo,

 Pat Hurley,

 Sue Allison,

 Jack Schemm,

 Ray Leather,

 Judy Thuer

 

The 2018 Grant Committee has completed the important work of vetting, evaulating and funding PCF grant proposals.  This year there were grants awarded to 48 applicants.  $122,500 from fundraising efforts was awarded to those social service, health, education, environmental and cultural organizations throughout South County that were deemed worthy of funding.  Recipients were announced publicly at the Annual Awards Luncheon on April 11, 2018. Click on the Grant Recipients tab to see a listing of 2018 recipients.

 

Our Grant Committee is always looking for members. Please use the Contact Us option below if you are interested in joining the committee in 2019.

Impact Grant

2018

     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.  

2017

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. 

2016

Members of Plantation Community Foundation celebrate, with volunteers and the Executive Director of the Englewood Community Care Clinic, Inc., the Community "Impact Grant" which is funding a complete new laboratory.

2014-2015

Partnership

Plantation Community Foundation's partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation provided funding for two new STEMsmart (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classrooms in Venice Middle School.

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