Membership

                         The Foundation of Our Foundation is You!

We have FUN fundraising dollars:

 

Each year we have wonderful fund raising events....the November "Fun" Raiser Party, the Celebrity Golf Classic, and a fabulous Spring Fashion Show!  Our members often volunteer prior to or the day of the event.  It is a great way to meet other members and making new friends.

 

Special pricing for members:

 

PCF members enjoy a discount when signing up for our fundraising events.  We appreciate your involvement.  Your membership and involvement makes the whole thing possible.

 

Improve your local community:

 

Each year we fund approximately 50 grants.  We cover a wide range of concerns.  The Foundation by-laws specify that grants will be in the following areas:

 

Cultural and Civic Events, Environmental, Social and Health Services, as well as Youth and Elder Programs. 

 

Additionally, all dollars are spent in South Sarasota County.....our community.

 

We provide diligent and responsible distribution of donated dollars:

 

Our 12 member Grant Committee meets January through March and puts each Grant request through a rigorous process.  They ensure that every dollar that we raise is well spent.

 

It's a great feeling:

 

Together, we can make a huge impact to the quality of our community.  Together, we can "Make A Difference".

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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