2017-10-12 / Top News

Community Foundation announces $1.6 million in grants

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties granted almost $1.6 million to nonprofit organizations in 2017. The organization also facilitated nearly $7 million in gifts to dozens of nonprofit organizations, and $1.3 million in scholarships to 125 high school students.

Community Impact grants were awarded through several charitable funds at the foundation, including the Community Impact Fund, the Marie Graber Martens Fund and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fund.

The competitive grant cycle process included proposals, site visits and committee evaluations and scoring. These processes resulted in recommendations to the foundation’s board.

Community impact grants are one aspect of the foundation’s annual grant making. Most grants are directed by donors to causes through their charitable giving funds at the foundation.

To learn more, visit www.yourcommunityfoundation.org or call 561-659- 6800. ¦

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