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IRCF Awards the Environmental Learning Center $15,000 IRCF Awards the Environmental Learning Center $15,000
For over 30 years, the Environmental Learning Center (ELC) has been working to educate, inspire, and empower all people to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being. Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded the ELC $15,000 to fund their Youth Environmental Leaders Corp (Y-ELC)....

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IRCF Awards ORCA $25,000 IRCF Awards ORCA $25,000
Recently, Indian River Community Foundation awarded Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) a discretionary grant of $25,000 for their Citizen Science Program. ORCA’s mission is to protect and restore aquatic ecosystems and the life that they sustain through innovative technologies, applied research science, education, and citizen...

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Community Foundation Launches New Leadership Initiative, Giving Forward Community Foundation Launches New Leadership Initiative, Giving Forward
On February 20th, IRCF board members, board alumni, and honored guests gathered to celebrate the launch of Giving Forward. Community Foundation President and CEO, Jeff Pickering announced that the goal is to raise $50 million by 2026 to enable permanent support for several key initiatives....

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Weekly Insights: Clean Water Coalition Weekly Insights: Clean Water Coalition
Established in 2019, the Clean Water Coalition advocates as a unifying voice of our community partners for action by government and private entities to restore both surface and aquifer water resources of Indian River County for our common good. Recognizing a great need in the...

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Introducing 2024 Candid Seals of Transparency  Introducing 2024 Candid Seals of Transparency 
Villanova University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers compared nonprofits that earned a Candid Seal of Transparency to those that did not. Nonprofits that earned a Seal averaged 53% more in contributions the following year than organizations with no Seal. The research also found organizations that elect to...

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IRCF Awards Crossover Mission $25,000 IRCF Awards Crossover Mission $25,000
Crossover Mission empowers kids to become successful adults through a program of year-round basketball and one-to-one academic mentoring. The organization provides experiences that can shape the students’ vision about what is possible in their own education and careers. IRCF recently awarded Crossover Mission $25,000 from the Community...

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IRCF Awards Feed the Lambs $15,000 IRCF Awards Feed the Lambs $15,000
Founded in 2004, Feed the Lambs has a mission to provide education, recreation, workforce development, and mentorship services for underprivileged children, youth, and young adults at no cost who would otherwise be unable to obtain those services. Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded Feed the...

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Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Six Local Nonprofits Community Foundation Awards $150,000 to Six Local Nonprofits
Indian River Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $150,000 to six nonprofit charitable organizations serving Indian River County. The grants were reviewed by a Grants Committee comprised of volunteers Suzanne Bertman, Pat Brier, Dale Jacobs, Toni Hamner, Wanda Lincoln, Dawn Michael, and Angelia Perry. The grants...

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IRCF Awards Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC $35,000 IRCF Awards Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC $35,000
Established in 2000, the Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible citizens. Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded the Boys and Girls Clubs...

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IRCF Awards Childcare Resources $25,000 IRCF Awards Childcare Resources $25,000
Founded in 1994, Childcare Resources of Indian River elevates and promotes the highest quality early childhood development and education in Indian River County, focusing on economically challenged children and families. Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded Childcare Resources $25,000 from the Community Enrichment Fund to...

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