Mental Wellness Fund An anonymous donor worked with the Community Foundation of North Central Florida to create the Mental Wellness Fund in 2015. The fund supports a Trauma Recovery Program for young children and another start-up to address mental health concerns in North Central Florida. In 2015, the donor committed $1.5 million to provide in-school
In 2010, Guardian ad Litem established their agency fund at the Community Foundation. Guardian Foundation recognizes the needs of children in the 8th judicial circuit who are involved in dependency proceedings in court as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. While Guardian ad Litem volunteers are appointed by the court to advocate for the
THE CADES: creating a family legacy of philanthropy and innovation for the North Central Florida community Dr. James Robert Cade and his wife, Mary, cultivated a passion for giving that has inspired the next generation of family members to embrace philanthropy. In 2001, Dr. Cade, the inventor of Gatorade, donated a Gatorade Beneficial Unit to
This year, the Community Foundation of North Central is celebrating 20 years of philanthropy in our community. We have grown to holding more than 100 funds from dedicated philanthropists who have given more than $20 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations. Behind those numbers are stories of people who bring tremendous passion to their giving,
CFNCF board member Eric Godet has been named the interim CEO of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. We congratulate Eric and thank him for his contributions to the community.