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Back by popular demand....Plantation Community Foundation Notecards and Donation In Honor Of cards (these make great hostess gifts) are available in the Foundation Office.  Six cards for $5.00.  Come "buy" the office for yours!

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Annual Meeting at 1:00 PM in the PG&CC PDR - Monday, October 28, 2019

2019-2020 FUNDRAISING EVENTS

      DAY              DATE                           EVENT                                   CHAIR(S)

 

Thursday          11/14/19         November "Fun" Raiser Party      Pete & Barbara Petrie

Wednesday        2/05/20                  Fashion Show                              Ruth Ruud
Sunday              3/01/20
  and Monday     3/02/20                   PCF Pro-Am                               Pete Petrie
Sunday              3/29/20            Bluegrass & BBQ Festival                  Donna Kubik

Annual Grant Awards Luncheon at 11:30 in the PG&CC Manor - Wednesday, April 8, 2020            

 

PCF Office Hours:  

Effective May 10 the office will close and re-open September 4, 2019

During the summer months, email and telephone messages will be checked daily.  If you need assistance contact Dorothy by email at:

pcfoundation500@gmail.com

Impact Grant

2019

      The PCF was able to award 2 Community Impact Grants in 2019.

      $26,000 was awarded to InStride Therapy to start a new therapeutic program for veterans suffering from PTSD and related conditions.     

     $48,000 was awarded to the Senior Friendship Center in Venice to fully upgrade two of their client lavatories.   

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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