Grant Recipients

Our Foundation funded $100,000 in grant requests in 2020 to the following organizations.  Given the challenging times we are experiencing, these monies will provide food, shelter, medications and counseling to the most needy in our community.

 

 

Children First, Inc.

 

Englewood Communnity Care Clinic, Inc. 

 

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida 

 

Family Promise of South Sarasota County 

 

Forty Carots 

 

Good Samaritan Pharmacy & Health Services, Inc. 

 

NorthPort Coalition for Homeless/Needy Children

 

NorthPort Meals on Wheels

 

Safe Place & Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC)

 

South County Food Pantry

 

Teen Court

 

The Haven

 

The Salvation Army

 

The Warehouse of Venice

 

Venice Area Pregnancy Care Center

 

Venice Mobile Meals

 

Venice Nokomis Community Preschool

 

Women's Resource Center

 

 

Everyone who has supported our Foundation through volunteering, attending events, membership or outright donations can be very proud of the work you have done for our community.

 

Many thanks to this year’s committee members for their time and efforts to review candidates and perform site visits. 

     

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 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. 

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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