For the past 30 years the Southwest Florida Community Foundation has been a catalyst for improving the quality of life of all who live and work in Southwest Florida.
The Foundation was created in 1976 with $500 from First National Bank of Fort Myers by a small group of attorneys, trust officers and community leaders who had the vision and foresight to plan for the future needs of our rapidly growing community.
... Tessa LeSage of Southwest Florida Community Foundation shares what drives her and takeaways from #2018FPN. The topics were many, but the themes were the same from my perspective: Real change...more
I had been in Mexico City for a few days attending the inaugural North American Community Foundation Summit that brought community foundations from Mexico, Canada and the United States together to...more
Women's issues have been front and center for much of the last year. But the issues have always been there. And for the past decade, the PACE Center for Girls of Lee County has been honoring women...more
The exhibit is open to the public and will run the month of February during regular Community Foundation business hours: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some paintings are located in...more
"There has been a lot of discussion about it, but so far we are not seeing an impact," said Michael Chatman, president of the Cape Coral Community Foundation. "The way we gauge that is...more
Sarah Owen, president of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, Inc., and Judge Andrew Seat are co-chairs for behavioral health, while Angela Smith, administrator of the Florida Department of...more