Michael Chatman is the CEO of The Community Foundation, recognized as the “Global Center for Generosity.” The Community Foundation works collaboratively with donors, community leaders, and both public and private partners.

Michael Chatman, CEO

Chatman, a Florida native, is a nationally recognized leader in philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, and civic engagement. Prior to joining the foundation, he served as a senior corporate responsibility consultant for Anheuser-Busch Companies. He was the senior vice president for philanthropy of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, and former nationally syndicated radio host for the Michael Chatman Giving Show, where he had the largest philanthropy radio audience in America.

Chatman has an extensive network as a social media strategist, publisher of digital content, public speaker and thought leader on reaching Generation Xers and Baby Boomers age 50 and beyond, youth philanthropy and nonprofit capacity building. He holds a master’s degree in philanthropy from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, executive leadership certification from Harvard Business School, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Missouri State University.

If you have a vision for a fund or idea for a special program, call (239)542-5594 or send a note to Michael@capecoralcf.org. To connect with him on social media, follow him Twitter @MichaelChatman or LinkedIn.


Board of Directors

Bryan Blackwell

Molloy Financial Group

Kati Calvo

Calvo & Calvo Attorneys at Law

Joe Cerino

Law Office of Joseph Cerino

Tami Cindrich

Markham, Norton, Mosteller, Wright & Co. P.A.

Phil Deems Jr.

Phil Deems Real Estate
Vice Chair

Terry Frith

Edward Jones

Juan A. Gonzalez

EGM Consultants
Effective Growth Management

Paul Lodato

CTN Television

Earnest Wilks

Regions Bank