ENPYs award nomination deadline extended to Monday, Sept. 25

To provide ample time for submissions, the Cape Coral Community Foundation will extend the deadline for ENPYs nominations to Monday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. The inaugural Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly presentation will feature outstanding nonprofit organizations, leaders and business partners within Southwest Florida. Finalists and winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at Crowne Plaza Bell...

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Foundation thanks new Business Impact partner, Wicked Dolphin

The Global Center for Generosity at Cape Coral Community Foundation partners with community-minded companies that use their employees’ time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in our community. Wicked Dolphin is a fountain of inspiration for generous companies and community humanitarians. Here are five things every company can learn from Wicked Dolphin and drive greater social...

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Cape Coral Community Foundation Nonprofit Partner Profile

The mission of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida Inc. is to serve people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence. Our local Goodwill helps people with disabilities and disadvantages in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry & Glades Counties. Our services are designed to give folks the tools they need to become more independent. Our programs include employment...

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How to get larger grants: no more waiting on local foundations to give you grant money

Grant money is available for arts, animals, human services, sports & recreation, education, women, veterans, children and faith-based programs. Every Southwest Floridian has hit the same problem: you don’t know how to write compelling grant proposals that connect your mission to foundation guidelines, expectations, requirements and approval processes. You have an even greater challenge – you can’t find an email...

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Social entrepreneur Leigh Clark joins ‘Next Generation Philanthropists’

The Next Generation Philanthropists was established to connect, cultivate and inspire the next generation of philanthropists to become change agents in their communities – and provide education and training for the next generation of business and civic leaders.  Grants will support initiatives that prepare next generation leaders to become social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and nonprofit board members. The grantmaking fund of...

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Foundation welcomes new board member, attorney Joan Henry

Joan Henry of Lusk, Drasites and Tolisano, P.A. has been practicing law in Florida since 1998, and is a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. A graduate of Stetson University College of Law, she earned her Juris Doctor in 1997 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1995 from the University of South Florida. Ms. Henry holds court membership in...

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Southwest Florida Healthcare executive Scott Kashman joins Real Men Give

Scott Kashman, Chief Acute Care Officer at Lee Health, is now a member of ‘Real Men Give.’ The concept behind Real Men Give is simple. Each man brings a $500 check to one annual meeting and vote for the nonprofits they feel should receive a grant. They set a goal to raise $25,000 and award the group’s first grant after...

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Goodwill Industries

Carolyn Johnson, vice president of marketing for Goodwill Industries in Southwest Florida, discusses her work helping people with disabilities and veterans. In addition, she will discuss how their outreach to help military veterans get back on their feet is transforming lives from the inside out.

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Goodwill Industries

Carolyn Johnson, vice president of marketing for Goodwill Industries in Southwest Florida, discusses her work helping people with disabilities and veterans. In addition, she will discuss how their outreach to help military veterans get back on their feet is transforming lives from the inside out.

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