The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties today announced the kickoff of its 2024 competitive “Community Impact” grantmaking cycle. Nonprofit organizations throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties are welcome to submit Letters of Intent from December 1, 2023 to January 5, 2024. Those interested in learning more about the process are invited to attend grant-seeker sessions, which will take place in early to mid-December. Award recipients will be announced in the Spring of 2024, with grant distribution taking place during the summer.
- Economic Opportunity: Programs that focus on job training and workforce development that lead to greater economic success and an improved quality of life (e.g. financial literacy, vocational skills, life skills, etc.);
- Education and Youth: Programs that will lead young people to their fullest potential (e.g. early childhood, literacy, mentoring, internships, etc.);
- Thriving Communities: Programs that address a broad range of issues aligned with current community needs (e.g., arts and culture, housing, hunger, mental health, the environment, etc.).
- Delray Beach: December 5, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444
- Stuart: December 6, 2023 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Children’s Services Council of Martin County, 101 SE Central Pkwy., Stuart, FL 34994
- West Palm Beach: December 11, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street, WPB, FL 33401
- Virtual (Zoom): December 12, 2023 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Zoom link will be emailed to all registered attendees in advance
- Belle Glade: December 13, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Student ACES Center, 915 S. Main Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
“We are thankful to our donors who believe in unrestricted philanthropy and trust us to make the most informed decisions possible,” said Danita R. DeHaney, President & CEO, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. “Our rigorous process ensures that annual competitive grants go to nonprofit organizations on the frontlines of addressing the most critical opportunity gaps in our community.”