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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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Community Foundation 2023 Annual Report Community Foundation 2023 Annual Report
Last year, charitable giving in the US was down by almost 10% compared to the prior year. Indian River Community Foundation fared better, although contributions by clients to their charitable giving accounts remained flat largely due to downward market pressure on the most common type...

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IRCF Awards The Buggy Bunch $25,000 IRCF Awards The Buggy Bunch $25,000
Jeff Pickering, Sue Dean, Tara Wright, Leslie Bowen, & Brooke Sauserman Founded in 2009, The Buggy Bunch is dedicated to building relationships and meeting the needs of Indian River County moms and their families. Their vision is that all Indian River County moms and families...

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IRCF Celebrates International Volunteer Day! IRCF Celebrates International Volunteer Day!
International Volunteer Day, observed annually on December 5th, provides an opportunity to recognize and applaud the selfless efforts of millions of volunteers around the world. Volunteering embodies the spirit of giving back to society, promoting empathy, and creating a sense of shared responsibility. On this...

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IRCF Awards Women's Club of Vero Beach $25,000 IRCF Awards Women's Club of Vero Beach $25,000
The Women's Club of Vero Beach, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has been in existence since 1915. The mission of the Women's Club is to promote friendship among all women in Indian River County, host educational activities, provide charitable outreach to the community, and preserve...

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Community Foundation Awards $115,000 to Four Local Nonprofits Community Foundation Awards $115,000 to Four Local Nonprofits
Indian River Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $115,000 to four 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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The Hope for Families Center Launches Capital Campaign The Hope for Families Center Launches Capital Campaign
For over 30 years, The Hope for Families Center (HFC) has been an integral part of improving the lives of families in crisis. The organization serves as the catalyst to get families back on their feet and provide the structure, education and resources to not only keep...

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Community Foundation & Vero Beach Magazine Publish Guide to Better Giving 2024 Community Foundation & Vero Beach Magazine Publish Guide to Better Giving 2024
Indian River Community Foundation and Vero Beach Magazine have collaborated once again to produce the annual Guide to Better Giving. The Guide to Better Giving provides donors and volunteers with the ability to “know before you give” your time, talent or treasure. This year’s edition highlights the...

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IRCF Awards Dogs for Life $25,000 IRCF Awards Dogs for Life $25,000
According to Indian River Indicators, 11.2% of adults in Indian River County are veterans, compared to 8.2% of all adults in Florida. Dogs for Life is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the quality of life for veterans and other individuals in need through training hearing and service...

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IRCF Awards Ballet Vero Beach $25,000 IRCF Awards Ballet Vero Beach $25,000
Ballet Vero Beach (BVB) strives to promote the art of dance as a universal language in Indian River County and beyond. Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded Ballet Vero Beach $25,000 from the Community Enrichment Fund to support their programs for school aged children. In Indian...

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