About Us and Our Work

Back Row: Marty Warchol, Beth Sanger, Alison Hussey, ToniRae Hurley, Donna Caruso, MerriBeth Farnham, Tyra Read, Sally Jackson

Front Row: Steve Pohlman, Bob Knight, Gary Jackson, Brian Gomer, Wayne Kirkwood, Keith Veres, Steve Riggs, Joe Padgett, John Bobb

The Cape Coral Community Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization created through gifts by many generous community-minded individuals. It works to grow philanthropy and strengthen our community by encouraging community endowments, addressing community needs, and providing community leadership. Community Foundations operate in perpetuity, meaning the gifts made to the foundation will continue to grow and provide resources for generations to come.

Our Mission

            • AS COMMUNITY STEWARDS, WE STIMULATE PHILANTHROPY THAT ENRICHES OUR COMMUNITY’S QUALITY OF LIFE, THROUGH LASTING AND MEANINGFUL GIVING.

Our Vision

          • The Cape Coral Community Foundation fosters a healthy and dynamic community where people are inspired to support, strengthen, and enrich the quality of life through generosity and civic engagement.

Core Values

          • We are committed to valuable SERVICE to our constituents. We foster innovation, collaboration, and imagination.
          • We are an ENGAGED community leader and ally. We seek to develop and influence philanthropic leaders.
          • We accept RESPONSIBILITY for the stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. We operate with integrity, transparency, and credibility.
          • WeVALUE inclusiveness, diversity, and equity. Our organization is characterized by a generous and caring spirit.
          • We are a results-oriented organization committed to institutional EXCELLENCE.

 Download our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan