Grants Committee

Front row from left Cindy Williams, Pam Clark, Chairperson Kathy Mason, Sue Allison and Patsy Scuzzo

 

Back row from left Drew Ermelin, Pat Hurley, Joseph Muccia, Ray Leather, Jack Schemm, Betty Carpentier and Linda Decker

 

Led by Grant Chair, Kathy Mason, the 2019 Grant Committee began the important task of vetting, evaulating and funding PCF grant proposals on Friday, January 4.  Grants will be awarded to those social service, health, education, environmental and cultural organizations throughout South Sarasota County that will be deemed worthy of funding.  Recipients will be announced at the Annual Awards Luncheon on April 10, 2019 and posted on this website thereafter. Click on the Grant Recipients tab to see a listing of 2018 (last years) 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 2020.

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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