Cape Coral Community Foundation sheds light on hosting a successful fundraiser

The Cape Coral Community Foundation hosted the 2017 Florida Event Fundraising Conference on Wednesday, November 15 at Faith Presbyterian Church in Cape Coral. Community leaders, business owners and advisors participated as panelists to educate area non-profits on how best to raise funds for their events. Tracey Galloway, CEO, Community Cooperative was the keynote speaker who shared her strategy on reaching major donors...

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Cape Coral Community Foundation partners with Silicon Valley Community Foundation for inaugural awards

In partnership with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, The Cape Coral Community Foundation has launched the inaugural Power Players Professional Advisor Awards to recognize philanthropic leaders. The first of its kind in Southwest Florida, the event will honor one distinguished Southwest Florida professional advisor in each of seven industries on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Westin,...

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Inaugural ENPYs winners honored by Cape Coral Community Foundation

Southwest Florida came together to celebrate the region’s exceptional nonprofits and their leaders, supporters and partners at the inaugural excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly Awards (ENPYs), presented by the Cape Coral Community Foundation at Crowne Plaza Bell Tower in Fort Myers today. From 27 finalists selected by a panel of impartial, non-local judges following an online submission process, one winner...

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Cape Coral Community Foundation names ENPYs finalists

The Cape Coral Community Foundation announced the 27 finalists for the inaugural Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly Awards (ENPYs) at a reception on Oct. 3. These exceptional organizations, leaders, volunteers, staff and partners will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at Crowne Plaza Bell Tower in Fort Myers, with a winner named in seven categories....

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Inaugural ENPY Award Sponsors

We would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity, support and making our Inaugural ENPY Awards a huge success! Illumination Title Sponsor: Storm Smart Blaze Sponsors: CONRIC PR & Marketing LCEC Flame Sponsors: Suncoast Beverage News-Press Media Group Ignite Sponsors: Wicked Dolphin Premier Cape Construction Lee Health Foundation HBKS Wealth Advisors and HBK CPAs & Consultants Regions Bank Bank...

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Introducing the Inaugural ENPY Award Nominees

We are proud to officially announce all of the outstanding individuals and organizations nominated for an ENPY award. The Excellence in Nonprofit Performance Yearly Awards (ENPYs) showcases the extraordinary organizations, business partners and individuals in our community who dedicate their time, talent and resources. Congratulations on your nomination! Nonprofit Organization of the Year: Our Mother’s Home of Southwest Florida Children’s...

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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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