Led by Grant Chair, Pat Hurley, the 2021 Grant Committee has begun the important task of vetting, evaluating and funding PCF grant proposals in January. Grants will be awarded to those social service, health, education, environmental and cultural organizations throughout South Sarasota County that are deemed worthy of funding. Click on the Grant Recipients tab to see a listing of 2020 recipients.
Pictured below is our 2020-21 Grant Committee. Back row, left to right: Jack Schemm, Joseph Muccia, Byron Hill, Gregg Richmond. Front row, left to right: Betty Carpentier, Ruth Ruud, Chair Pat Hurley, Jan Lee.
Our Grant Committee is always looking for members. Please use the Contact Us option below if you are interested in joining the committee in 2021.
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 launch 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.