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Check Presentation: Childcare Resources
[caption id="attachment_2894" align="alignleft" width="500"] Standing L to R: Shannon Bowman, Katy Block Healy – Board Member Sitting L to R: Jeff Pickering, Kathy Dorr – Infant Room Teacher, Teressa Lynn – Infant Room Teacher, Susan Donovan – Incoming Board President[/caption] Indian River Community Foundation awarded...

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Check Presentation: United Against Poverty
Indian River Community Foundation awarded a competitive grant of $21,000 to United Against Poverty of Indian River County.  This is one of ten grants recently awarded from the Community Enrichment Fund. The grant was awarded to United Against Poverty to support STEP, the organization’s Success...

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Welcome Deb Lockwood Welcome Deb Lockwood
[caption id="attachment_2872" align="alignleft" width="232"] Deb Lockwood[/caption] After serving many years on IRCF's Finance Committee, we welcome Debra Lockwood as new Board Director! Now retired, Deb was previously a partner at RSM US LLP working in the Accounting Industry Services group which includes the McGladrey Alliance,...

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Check Presentation: Vero Beach Dog Park
[caption id="attachment_2852" align="alignleft" width="600"] Top row left to right: Vero Beach Councilman Lange Sykes, Mayor Harry Howe, Councilwoman Laura Moss, Councilman Tony Young, and Councilman Val Zudans. Front row left to right: Foundation Accountant, Jaci Ruppert, and Immediate Past Chair, Scott Alexander. From the VBDP...

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Congratulations Lois Appleby, 2018 Pinnacle Award Recipient
[caption id="attachment_2779" align="alignleft" width="400"] Lois Appleby and Jeff Pickering[/caption] Local attorneys, accountants and financial advisors gathered together for breakfast at Quail Valley River Club to honor Lois W. Appleby, recipient of The Pinnacle Award for 2018 for her demonstration of "Excellence in Charitable Planning." The...

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Impact 100 Indian River Gives Grants to Youth, Veterans and Emergency Assistance Groups Impact 100 Indian River Gives Grants to Youth, Veterans and Emergency Assistance Groups
[caption id="attachment_2776" align="alignleft" width="534"] Angela Davis-Green, Felix Cruz, Suzanne Carter, Col. Sam Kouns, Jeffrey Shearer.[/caption] Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County, Tykes & Teens Inc., the Veterans Council of Indian River County and Youth Guidance Mentoring and Activities Program are the four recipients of...

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Check Presentation: Indian River Habitat for Humanity
[caption id="attachment_2754" align="alignleft" width="600"] Jeff Pickering, Ryan Weaver, Andrew Hartline, Sheryl Vittitoe and Al DeRenzo[/caption] Business for a Better Indian River County awards a grant of $5,000 to Indian River Habitat for Humanity. The grant will be used to support Habitat homeowners who have already...

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Check Presentation: Place of Hope
[caption id="attachment_2750" align="alignleft" width="573"] Ryan Weaver, Jamie Bond, Jeff Pickering[/caption] Business for a Better Indian River County awards a grant of $5,000 to Place of Hope. The grant will be used to pay for the recruitment, training, licensing and retainment of new foster care families...

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Site Visit: Substance Awareness Center of Indian River County
[caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignleft" width="480"] Ryan Weaver, Jeff Pickering, Carrie Maynard-Lester[/caption] Business for a Better Indian River County awards a grant of $5,000 to Substance Awareness Center of Indian River County. The grant will be used to pay for the cost of furnishing and operating a...

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United Against Poverty Hosts Philanthropy Field Trip with Community Foundation
Things are looking “UP” for Indian River County households struggling to make ends meet.  At least that will be the case when United Against Poverty completes its “Lifting Lives Out of Poverty” campaign, a philanthropic effort to pay for the purchase, renovation and repurposing of...

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