IMPORTANT UPDATE: As our Keys community responds to COVID-19, please know that your Community Foundation is open for business and here to help. To aid with COVID-19 relief and response efforts, we are accepting online donations to the Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund here. Funds will be used to provide critical support in the days ahead. Please make gifts online, by wire transfer, or U.S. mail in lieu of delivering donations in person.
CFFK’s professional staff will continue all fund management operations, gift processing and acknowledgements, making grants, and managing our emergency relief campaign. Please contact us with any questions at email@example.com or call 305-292-1502. Please follow us on Facebook for the latest updates.
Thank you for your generosity and support. Working together, we will make our community even stronger for the future.
Working together…In Paradise For Good. Through the Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund and with your help, CFFK is assisting our Keys residents in dire need of food and supplies. The unmet needs of our residents affected by the current crisis are tremendous. Generous donations to the Relief Fund are critical to help meet the huge demand. 100% of contributions go to immediate needs. Please join our efforts at cffk.org/help and share the link with others who might be able to help. If you've already made a donation, thank you for all you do for our island community! ... See MoreSee Less
Are you involved with a nonprofit looking for resources to help? We’ve compiled a list of some key resources that are providing assistance for nonprofits to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 response. Check out cffk.org for info. ... See MoreSee Less
Working together, we’re helping our community! Keys nonprofits received $30,000 in support to help residents in dire need of food and supplies: SOS Foundation, Key West; KAIR Keys Area Interdenominational Resources, Marathon, and Burton Memorial United Methodist Church Daily Bread Pantry, Tavernier. Donations to the FL Keys Emergency Relief Fund at CFFK are urgently needed to meet the huge demand for aid to residents affected by COVID-19's economic consequences. Donate at cffk.org/help. Top photo: Marjorie Roberts, Exec Director of KAIR (left) with Jennifer McComb, CFFK CEO. Bottom photo: SOS Mission’s Lisa Niederman (left) and Suzie Bruels. ... See MoreSee Less
Help for Service Workers and Artists – The Gallery On Greene will soon have an online gallery of artwork for purchase -- 50% of each sale will go to the artist and 50% will go to the The Sister Season Fund at CFFK to benefit out of work service workers who don’t qualify for unemployment or other benefits. Thanks to Nance Frank and Gallery on Greene for their generosity. More at galleryongreene.com. ... See MoreSee Less
Together We're Helping the Keys! CFFK today granted $30,000 from the Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund to provide immediate relief to residents affected by COVID-19's economic impacts. Three Keys nonprofits received grants to directly assist those in urgent need of food and supplies: SOS Foundation, Key West, $15,000; KAIR Keys Area Interdenominational Resources, Marathon, $7,500; and Burton Memorial United Methodist Church Daily Bread Pantry, Tavernier, $7,500. Donations to the Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund at CFFK are urgently needed to meet the huge demand for aid to Keys residents affected by COVID-19's economic consequences. Donate at cffk.org/help. (Photo courtesy of sosmission.org website) ... See MoreSee Less
As our Keys community responds to COVID-19, please know that CFFK is open and here to help. To aid with relief and response efforts, we are accepting online donations to the Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund at cffk.org. Funds will be used to provide critical support in the days ahead. Please make gifts online, by wire transfer, or U.S. mail in lieu of delivering donations in person. Our professional staff is continuing all fund management operations, gift processing and acknowledgements, making grants, and managing our emergency relief campaign. Please watch for updates. Working together, we’re making our community even stronger for the future. ... See MoreSee Less
CFFK grants are impacting Keys youth – our community’s future leaders. A Positive Step of Monroe County received a grant for its “Idle Hands Summer Youth Employment Program.” Last summer, the program provided 27 KWHS students with job readiness training and summer employment jobs with the City of Key West. Students worked in the Mayor’s Office, Community Service Department, Planning Office, and Building Department. The job introduced students to the workforce, helped them stay in school, and gave them a paycheck! Thanks to our generous donors who are making a difference for the future of the Keys. Learn more at cffk.org. (Photos by Carol Tedesco) ... See MoreSee Less
Your Community Foundation Is Helping with COVID-19 Relief and Response! CFFK's Florida Keys Emergency Relief Fund is now accepting donations and will strategically disburse funding to address COVID-19 emergency response and relief efforts in Monroe County. Members of the community who wish to support aid to those affected by COVID-19 may donate to the Fund at cffk.org/help. All funds will be distributed through timely grants to charitable organizations for needs related to the impact of COVID-19 throughout the county. Watch for more updates! ... See MoreSee Less
CFFK Live! Don’t miss President and CEO Jennifer McComb on US 1 Radio’s Morning Show with host Bill Becker tomorrow (Mar 18th) at 8 a.m. Jennifer will talk about CFFK's efforts to help with COVID-19 response and relief for the Keys. ... See MoreSee Less
CFFK grants are providing arts education opportunities for youth throughout the Keys. The Bahama Village Music Program receives support for “Keys Kids Jr,” a project to bring musical theatre to youth in grades 3-8 at Horace O’Bryant School. Over 50 students recently had the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of a complete production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Thanks to our generous donors who make grants like these possible. Learn more about how donor funds are benefiting Keys residents at cffk.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Good job to the nonprofit leaders from throughout the Keys who are participating today in Session 2 of our 2020 Leadership Success Academy. Today’s training in Marathon featured author and nonprofit expert Dr. Susanne Woods, and Mark Songer, CPA, CFFK’s Chief Financial Officer. Our bootcamp for board members has trained more than 500 leaders Keys-wide and will add this group to the graduate list after one final session on March 26th. ... See MoreSee Less
CFFK grants positively affect our beautiful environment and provide opportunities to educate Keys youth about the coral reef. Reef Relief received a $5,000 grant to help continue and create its marine education programs for over 500 students, actively engaging them in preserving and protecting our coral reef ecosystems. Thanks to our generous donors who make grants like these possible and are making a difference for the entire Keys and its residents. Learn more at cffk.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Final Reminder! Nonprofit Grants Available – Deadline Tomorrow, March 10th! Nonprofits have until tomorrow to apply for the 2020 Community Grant Program to support projects and services to benefit Keys residents. CFFK will award grants, up to $10,000 each, to 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofits in Monroe County for programs in all areas, including long-term recovery initiatives following Hurricane Irma. Apply at cffk.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Just announced! Congratulations to these generous and inspirational community leaders who are our 2020 ‘Partners in Paradise’ Award honorees: Roger and Cindy McVeigh (outstanding individuals); Centennial Bank(outstanding business); and Florida Keys SPCA (outstanding community service). Join us Monday, April 6th for the celebration of community service and giving. The event is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Williams Theatre Lobby. $25 per person. More info at cffk.org. (Photo of the McVeighs by Peter Arnow) ... See MoreSee Less
Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference! Nonprofit board members seeking to improve their leadership skills can still participate in this year's Leadership Success Academy. Session Two will be next Thursday, March 12th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Marathon Garden Club. Session Two will focus on Strategic Planning and Financial Management and will be led by Dr. Susanne Woods, author and expert, and Mark Songer, CPA, CFFK’s Chief Financial Officer. Cost is $100 for Sessions 2 and 3. Those attending the final two sessions may attend Session 1 for free in an upcoming year. Register now at cffk.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Was about to sign up and then realized the classes are in Marathon. :( Bummer. As someone who doesn't own a car, and rarely gets off the rock, that's just too much trouble. While I totally get you serve the who Keys, 50+ miles is a long way away.
At the Unsung Heroes Luncheon, the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys honored the tremendous efforts of volunteers from 83 nonprofits throughout the Keys. Volunteers make it happen. Read more here: bit.ly/38ti5xE... See MoreSee Less