Support the mission, programs and services of the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys.
Foundation Society

Donors who give $1,000 and above are considered members of the Foundation Society.

Foundation Society Giving Levels:

  • $1,000 – $2,499 Bronze
  • $2,500 – $4,999 Silver
  • $5,000 – $9,999 Gold VIP
  • $10,000 and above Platinum VIP
Friends of the Foundation

Donors will become Friends of the Foundation with gifts under $1,000.

Memorials and Honorariums

Donors can make a gift to the Community Foundation in honor or in memory of a family member or loved one. (Note: Please indicate who this gift is in honor or in memory of in the “Additional Information”.

Legacy Society

Donors can also include CFFK in their wills and estate plans. LEARN MORE

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Florida Keys Future Fund

The Florida Keys Future Fund supports grants to local nonprofits throughout the Keys in all areas, including the arts, environment, healthcare, recreation and more. This grant making fund is truly the power of collective giving in action.

Donor Funds

CFFK manages more than 140 funds that support grants to nonprofits, scholarships and awards, and endowments. Click the button below for a complete list of funds and to make a tax-deductible gift to a specific fund under CFFK management.

Foundation Society

The Foundation Society is a dedicated group of business and community leaders who are providing the leadership and support to ensure that the Community Foundation meets its mission by making an unrestricted annual gift. These gifts are the core to the success of our ability to provide important programs and services for the entire Florida Keys community.  The Foundation Society, which includes the former Very Important Partners in Paradise (VIP) Program, was inaugurated as part of “Vision 20/20.

Funds from the Foundation Society enable the Foundation to be in a better position to serve the community by supporting our ongoing operations as we work toward an endowment that will cover all or most of our modest administrative needs.

Foundation Society Giving Levels:

Bronze: $1,000 – $2,499

Silver: $2,500 – $4,999

Gold VIP: $5,000 – $9,999

Platinum VIP: $10,000 and above

The benefits of membership in the Foundation Society include:

  • Special recognition and acknowledgment at events, in newsletters, and on website.
  • Invitations to all CFFK events, including annual meeting and exclusive recognition celebrations.
  • Frequent e-communications about activities, programs, events, and related topics of interest

2018-19 Foundation Society


Acorn Hill Foundation

Mary Barley

Dan Becker

Charlie and Janet Bengel

Warren (Buzz) Braley, Jr.

Ron and Joyce Burd

Clements Family Charitable Trust

David R Goode CLAT Dec 2010

Betty Desbiens

Stephen Kitsakos and John DeWald

Michael Dively

Dolly M. Garlo and Robert Keeley

John and Jeane Garment

Drs. William and Beverly Goldner

Brian and Maureen Harrison

David Hemingway

Jim Heslin

Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

Will Langley


Rita Linder and W. Perry Arnold

Jim and Ray Luther-Pfeil

Doug Mayberry

Gordon and Meridyth McIntosh

Anne McKee

Mukti Fund

Greg and Lauren Oropeza

Dorothy J. Parker

Bill and MaryCarlin Porter

Mr. and Mrs. Randall D. Reeves

Wynetka A. Reynolds

Ken Silverman and Kate Regan

Denison Tempel

Richard A. Van Derveer

Jeff and Rosi Ware

Jodi Weinhofer

Drs. Susanne Woods and Anne Shaver

Brian Wruble and Kathleen Bratton

Friends of the Foundation
Donors may also become Friends of the Foundation with gifts under $1,000.

Impact of Support

The impact of Foundation Society and Friends support to the Community Foundation:

  • Confidence that your gift will be used effectively and efficiently
    • CFFK certified to be in Compliance with National Standards by Council on Foundations
    • Low administrative overhead expense of less than 4%
  • Increased community philanthropy – 135+ Donor Funds under management
  • Stronger nonprofit community utilizing best practices
    • 45+ endowments and funds under management for other nonprofit organizations
    • Increased volunteerism
    • Better non-profit board oversight and leadership as a result of training through the Leadership Success Academy
  • Power of Collective Giving
    • Greater results from pooled resources
    • Over $20 million in community grants, an average of $1 million per year

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