February 24, 2017

Community Foundation Celebrates Nine Years

On February 23, the Community Foundation celebrated nine years of successful operation along with clients, Founders, Directors and friends.  Here are just a few examples of how the Community Foundation has used $1.75M in start-up operating capital contributed by Founders between July 1, 2008 through December 31, 2016 include the following:

  • $70M in Contributions from Local Donors
  • $40M in Grants
  • 4,300 Total Grants
  • 83% to Local Indian River County Charities
  • $30M Remain in 145 Charitable Giving Accounts
  • 30 Members of Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society
  • Other Key Accomplishments with Operations Include:
    • New Office
    • Recruitment of Professional Staff Team
    • Improvements in Technology and Donor Services
    • Help to Launch and Continue to Host Impact 100 of Indian River County
    • Help to Launch the The Learning Alliance; Recognition as a “Founding Philanthropist" in 2016.
    • Recent ranking as #7 most active grantmaker among all U.S. community foundations, distributing 26% of assets
    • National Standards Accreditation

The Community Foundation will celebrate its 10th Anniversary beginning July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018. Stay tuned for more exciting news about the impact of our work as part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration! Read article from 32963 here.


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