We are so proud to work with and honor those who won a Legacy Award this year. Check out our winners here!
Our Community Foundation recently celebrated 20 years of philanthropy! The 8th annual Legacy Awards, showcased those in the community who have a large impact. Check here to see who was honored.
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.
Lesley Banis, Director of Programs, presented at a GiveGab giving day conference this past week about how our organizations made The Amazing Give so successful. Here's an update from Lesley and Vanessa at GiveGab.
The Children’s Fund was established in January 2012 after a donor, Dink Henderson, recognized a need in the community, both through philanthropy and financial support, to foster the efforts of agencies, services, and organizations whose mission is to support the healthy development of children and youth. Over the years, there have been several grants to
We are proud of Lesley, our FIERCE Director of Programs. "Lesley Banis has been working in nonprofits for over 10 years. She started her career with the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation and has served on many community boards including the Junior League of Gainesville, Leadership Gainesville Alumni Association and the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition. Banis is