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Community Foundation for Brevard

Serves as a leader, catalyst and trusted resource for philanthropic individuals & organizations to expand, enhance and sustain Brevard’s quality of life.
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Donors come to the Community Foundation with a variety of passions and interests. Some have a predetermined philanthropic plan…


Helping Your Clients in Philanthropy Most of your clients have likely given time or treasure to charity during their lifetimes. Giving, being of service to others, and taking action for the common good are traditions with deep roots in Brevard County’s history and culture.


In 2014, the Community Foundation for Brevard awarded more than $2.345 million in grants and scholarships to local programs and institutions. As of July 31, 2015 the community foundation has awarded $463,367 to local programs and institutions this year.  Together, with your help, the number of individuals and organizations that are positively affected by philanthropic efforts […]

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EndowBrevard-logoIn honor of memories & experiences you treasure most about Brevard County, you can establish a legacy for the community during your lifetime or as part of your estate planning.



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Featured Stories

Community Foundation for Brevard Awards 2015 Medical Research Grant to Preeclampsia Foundation

Melbourne, Florida – August 26, 2015 – The Community Foundation for Brevard has awarded the Brevard-based Preeclampsia Foundation a Medical Research Grant in the amount of $22,500 from the Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy Hallam Finken Endowment Fund. This grant will extend research funded last year by the Community Foundation to study preeclampsia and its impact on the long-term health of mothers and infants through The Preeclampsia Registry™. “This grant extends research funded... 

Report: Public charities spike in Brevard; resources lag

Public charities in Brevard County received $1.5 billion in 2013, according to a new report released by a local nonprofit. But that money was divided among more groups, as the number of local charities grew sharply. This brief explores the trends in the number and finances of 501(c)(3) public charities in Brevard County. Read the FULL REPORT Read the August 10, 2015 FLORIDA TODAY article    Read More

Community Foundation for Brevard Awards $183,119 in Local Grants

The Foundation awarded 37 grants to community organizations in 2015 competitive grant process. MELBOURNE, Fla., (August 3, 2015) – On behalf of its donors, the Community Foundation for Brevard has awarded $183,119 in competitive community grants to 37 organizations serving Brevard County. The grants support a range of causes including arts and culture, recreation, animal welfare, wildlife conservation, education, food and shelter, behavioral health and youth programs. The 2015 competitive...