The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties provided $250,000 in grants from the John T. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fund at the Community Foundation for the Forever Arts and Culture Endowment Challenge. Each organization received a dollar for dollar matching grant of $25,000 to establish a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation. Winners include:
Center for Creative Education
Centre for the Arts at Mizner
Elliott Museum/Historical Society of Martin County
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Loxahatchee River Historical Society
Palm Beach Symphony Society
Sandoway House Nature Center
The Arts Council, Inc.
Young Singers of the Palm Beaches
Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches
To read more about the Forever Arts Endowment Challenge, visit HERE.
Front Row L to R: Hulya Selcuk, Palm Beach Symphony; Jamie Stuve, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Museum; Jennifer Esler, The Elliott Museum; Nancy Turrell, The Arts Council, Martin County; Joanna Marie Kaye, Festival of the Arts BOCA; Kathleen Breland, Palm Beach Zoo
Back Row L to R: D. Shawn Berry, Young Singers of the Palm Beaches; Kevin Smith, Palm Beach Symphony; Laura Daniel, The Arts Council, Martin County; Danica Sanborn, Sandoway Discovery Center; Bob Hamon, Center for Creative Education
Photo Credit: Tracey Benson Photography
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is one of Florida’s largest community foundations. The nonprofit organization has invested more than $121 million in grants and scholarships over its 44-year history. At its core, the Community Foundation is an organization created with gifts from generous people committed to local causes. For donors, the Foundation serves as a philanthropic advisor. For the community, the Foundation serves as a grant maker and a civic leader. Through the support of its donors and fundholders, the Foundation has been able to address some of the community’s most pressing needs, including hunger, housing and education. For more information, visit www.yourcommunityfoundation.org.