Designated Funds

These funds support specific charitable organizations.

  • Adam Strongin Memorial Fund – providing scholarships for children to attend Eco-Adventure school vacation camp
  • Art Society Fund – supporting the arts and culture in SWFL
  • Bonnie Biggs Fund – benefiting Hope Healthcare Services and their mission to serve individuals through Hospice House in Cape Coral
  • Cape Coral Youth Services Fund – providing access to programs for those under 18 to give them opportunities for a healthy, productive lifestyle and foster civic involvement
  • Carver Family Education Fund – providing scholarships for EMTs and paramedics
  • Dr. & Mrs. Stuart M. Mitchell Fund – supporting annual grants to nonprofits and Cape Coral Technical College
  • Earle & Boots Tolles Veterans Memorial Restoration Fund – preserving the Veterans memorials at Eco Park
  • Friends of the Foundation Fund – benefitting The Community Foundation to support their leadership work and nonprofit membership program
  • Gustave C. & Marie L. Ferris Fund – funding nonprofits that assist battered women and children
  • Jeffrey Carson Elliott Fund – supporting nonprofits that serve clients with Down Syndrome and related illnesses
  • Liam J. Perk Endowment Fund – maintaining the Liam J. Perk Playground at Rotary Park and providing funding for organizations that educate the public about dog safety
  • Martha Gurwit Fund – supporting Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife
  • Mary Ann Sedlock Fund – providing scholarships to SWFL youth through the Parks & Recreation Department
  • Matthew Jennings Memorial Fund
  • Pierre & Anita Van Acker – Van Garsse Fund – supporting nonprofits that help chronically ill children
  • Robert Allen’s Smile Fund for Special Populations – meeting educational and scholarship needs of individuals participating in the Special Populations Program
  • Rosemarie G. Haynie Fund – providing grants to nonprofits that serve SWFL residents over 55
  • Schroder Fund for the Preservation of the History of Cape Coral – supporting the work of the Cape Coral Historical Society and Museum
  • Schroder Scholarship for Art Fund – providing financial assistance for SWFL residents who have a desire to learn art
  • Spiro & Associates Fund for the Arts – funding art initiatives and programs in the community

Community Funds

These funds support the grant programs of The Community Foundation.

  • Andrew and Emilie Barnette Fund
  • Robert and Bonnie Biggs Fund
  • George T. and Elizabeth B. Clark Fund
  • Community Fund
  • Frank and Joyce Cordon Fund
  • Corporate Partner Endowment Fund
  • General Endowment Fund
  • Giving Alliance of Women Fund
  • David W. and Joyce M. Gomer Fund
  • Ivan and Dorothy Gorr Fund
  • Mary Lou & Carl Griffith Fund
  • Sarah E. Grimley Fund
  • James and Jean Hendrickson Fund
  • Kirby Giving Foundation Fund
  • Grace A. Mirsch Fund
  • Bill and Vi Sigmund Fund
  • Whiting Fund

Agency Funds

  • Animal Refuge Center
  • Cape Christian Legacy Fund
  • Cape Coral Animal Shelter
  • Cape Coral Art League Fund
  • Cape Coral Caring Center Fund
  • Cape Coral Housing Initiatives Fund
  • Edison Community Boating Fund
  • Health & Wellness Fund of Cape Coral Hospital
  • Quality Life Center of SWFL
  • Water’s Edge Future Fund
  • Water’s Edge Growth Endowment Fund

Scholarship Funds

These funds can be designated for any level of education, a specific school, university, or field of study.

  • Beier Scholarship Fund – providing financial assistance to graduating seniors from Immokalee High School
  • Mr. Bill West Fund – for graduating seniors from Mariner High School
  • Bird Scholarship Memorial Fund – (Robert H. & Bertha L. Bird) to provide college scholarships to students who attend Faith Presbyterian Church
  • Rotary Club of Cape Coral Goldcoast Scholarship Fund – providing four – year scholarships to Cape Coral graduating seniors
  • Kai Fuhrmann College Scholarship Fund – for graduating seniors from any Cape Coral high school
  • J.S.C. Priority Scholarship Fund – providing scholarships for athletes who are graduating from North Fort Myers High School

Community Partnership Funds

These non-endowed funds are designed to support charitable causes.

  • Cape Coral Police Department Gym Fund
  • Cape Coral Police Department PR Project K-9 Fund
  • Cape Coral Police Department Services and Programing Fund
  • Children’s Charitable Fund
  • Founders Fund
  • Generous Couples Fund
  • Giving Alliance of Women Fund
  • Lee County Kindness Fund
  • Real Men Give Fund
  • Youth Philanthropy in Southwest Florida Fund