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Community Foundation Awards $50,000 Grants to Dogs for Life, Humane Society
  Indian River Community Foundation awarded two competitive grants of $50,000 each to two animal-related charities serving the Indian River County community. Both grants were awarded from the Community Enrichment Fund. The first $50,000 grant was awarded to Dogs for Life to support the organization’s...

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Philanthropy Field Trip: Vero Beach Rowing
Vero Beach Rowing is seeking a stroke of generosity to help finish its campaign to build a new boathouse on the Indian River Lagoon.  At a recent philanthropy field trip organized with Indian River Community Foundation, Vero Beach Rowing board member Chris Ryan reported that...

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Alma Lee Loy Community Service Award Presented to Sue Tompkins
The annual Alma Lee Loy Community Service Award was presented by the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce to Sue Tompkins at the Chamber’s annual awards dinner held on January 24, 2018 at the Vero Beach Country Club. Along with Alma Lee Loy, Chamber President Penny...

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Indian River Community Foundation Elects New Officers and Directors Indian River Community Foundation Elects New Officers and Directors
The Board of Directors of Indian River Community Foundation recently elected a new slate of officers and directors to guide the organization during the upcoming year. Neill Currie, executive chairman of Ascot Group Limited, will chair the organization’s board of directors. Rebecca Emmons, partner at...

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Thank You for Joining Andrew Duhon Thank You for Joining Andrew Duhon
Thank you to all of those who were able to join Indian River Community Foundation for Andrew Duhon, Live in Concert. For those who were unable to attend, here’s a video clip of a tune from the performance. The show was organized to spread the...

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Local Teen's Labor of Love Helps the Homeless
[caption id="attachment_2509" align="alignleft" width="501"] Front Row: Jeff Pickering, Scott Alexander, Lalita Janke, Lauren Weaver Back Row: Ryan and Melissa Weaver[/caption] In 2012, as a sixth grade student, Lauren Weaver established “Lauren’s Way,” a project dedicated to helping people in our community at their most basic...

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Year End Giving Tips Year End Giving Tips
As we approach the end of 2017, we are here to help with your year-end giving. Please keep these important dates in mind so we can ensure your gifts qualify for a charitable income tax deduction in the 2017 tax year: Checks sent via the...

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Grateful for the Kindness and Generosity of Others
Thanks to the generosity of a special client, Indian River Community Foundation was able to help local nonprofit Every Dream Has a Price to provide Thanksgiving turkeys to a number of Wabasso and Fellsmere families in need this holiday. Julianne Price spoke at the Community...

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Private Event, RSVP Required: Andrew Duhon, Live in Concert, December 12
A special musical performance by Grammy-nominated New Orleans songwriter and storyteller, Andrew Duhon. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12 at the Vero Heritage Center at 2140 14th Avenue, next to Pocahontas Park, in downtown Vero Beach. Doors open at 7:00pm (hosted beer/wine), and...

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Giving Opportunity, United Way Foundation Giving Opportunity, United Way Foundation
[caption id="attachment_2420" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo contributed from United Way[/caption] The United Way is counting on the Indian River County community to raise $3.04 million during its annual fundraising campaign. The goal was announced Oct. 14 at the group’s annual Day of Caring breakfast at the Freshman Learning...

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