$750 grants available: Cape Coral Community Foundation

Subject: Generosity Newsletter – August 2020 Cape Coral Community Foundation

In 8 Minutes You Can Apply for a $750 Grant   “Two $750 Grants Available! One for Nonprofit Operating More than 5 years, One Less than 5 years!”   Easy application, Answer Only 4 Questions on 2020 ENPY Awards Nomination Form    
These $750 grant awards honor two nonprofit organizations that achieve stellar results and serve as a model for excellence in the non-profit sector.   

Applications for these grant awards are due by August 28th at 11:59 pm and will be given at the 2020 ENPY Awards Television Show, October 20, 2020 as part of ‘Rising Organization of the Year’ and ‘Nonprofit Organization of the Year’ Awards.  

The grant award recipients will demonstrate:   Exceptional overall impact on the community and the lives of those it serves.Creativity and innovation in its programming, strategy or management practices.Success in obtaining the resources needed to further its mission.

Apply Now – Select Your Category By Clicking One of the Green Buttons Below!   Rising Organization of the Year   Grant for Nonprofit in Business Less than 5 years   Nonprofit Organization of the Year   Grant for Nonprofit in Business More than 5 years        

A DONOR’S STORY     The Lasting Legacy of a Husband and Father   “A Donor Gives Back: The Fund for Children and Families”    

“Monika Jennings knows that when giving mirrors who you are, it feels good and makes a difference. That’s why she chose Cape Coral Community Foundation to help her make a positive impact in the lives of children and families.”  

When Monika Jennings speaks about her husband Matt, her face lights up. She tells of his intense love for fishing, boating and golfing, and his passion for helping young people. And, as wives do, she treasures the times she and Matt worked and traveled abroad, creating a lifetime of shared memories.  

When Monika was looking for a distinctive way to honor Matt, she chose to create the Matthew Jennings Memorial Fund at the Cape Coral Community Foundation.   The local expertise that the Cape Coral Community Foundation provides is important to Monika. The Cape Coral Community Foundation introduces Monika Jennings to unique programs that combine Matt’s passion for boating, fishing and golfing with his love for kids. It gives Monika great pride to make a difference in the lives of others, all while celebrating her husband.  

This year, the Matthew Jennings Memorial Fund will contribute funds to charities helping children and families. These funds will have an immediate impact on children in our community that will give them stability and unique educational opportunities.   

We are honored to have Monika Jennings as a Community Philanthropist, partnering with the Cape Coral Community Foundation as her giving partner. Her commitment to Cape Coral will make a difference in Matt’s honor … For Good. For Ever.   

When a loved one passes away, many families and friends wish to create a lasting legacy in honor of his or her life. Making the decision of which charity or charities should receive donations can be daunting during the time of loss. A memorial endowment at the Cape Coral Community Foundation gives you time to consider how best to represent your loved one’s passions and interests.  

To speak to someone at the Cape Coral Community Foundation about establishing a memorial endowment, contact (239) 542-5594 or by email at: [email protected].    

 
August 17, 2020 – Grants Committee Meeting Training session for community leaders selected to serve on the 2020 Community Foundation Grants Committee to discuss strategies for making impact-driven grants up to $25,000. Virtual Online Meeting via Zoom, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm  

September 1, 2020 New Grant Opportunities Announced Information will be posted on the Cape Coral Community Foundation website on how to apply for grants. Be sure to check the website on September 1st.  

September 17, 2020 Cape Coral Community Foundation Board Member Retreat Cape Christian, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.  

October 20, 2020 The ENPY Awards on CTN Television Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fort Myers, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.       

Cape Coral Community Foundation, based in Cape Coral, Florida, one of Florida’s largest cities, is a comprehensive Global Center for Generosity. With visionary leadership, strategic grantmaking and world-class expertise, we partner with donors to strengthen the common good locally and throughout the world.  

 
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