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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.



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 2013, the Community Foundation for Brevard awarded more than $1.23 million in grants and scholarships to local programs and institutions. As of May 2014 the community foundation has awarded $158,528 to local programs and institutions this year.  Together, with your help, the number of individuals and organizations that are positively affected by philanthropic efforts […]

Endow Brevard’s Future

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.



Endow a cause you care deeply about. How? Learn more below.


Featured Stories

Sandi Scannelli Featured in August Issue of MOAA for Community Blueprint Efforts

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) magazine’s Aug issue featured Sandi Scannelli for her role with Community Blueprint-Brevard. With over 71,000 veterans living in Brevard, this group of organizations and leaders are working to establish a framework to address the needs of local servicemembers and their families. Read “Integrated Effort” to learn more.  Read More

Community Foundation for Brevard Presents Check to Florida Tech for $36,000 in Medical Research Grants

L-R: Dr. Anthony Catanese, President, Florida Tech, Dr. Nezamoddin Nezamoddini-Kachouie & Dr. Shaohua Xu, Florida Tech; Sandi Scannelli & Lisa Davidson, Community Foundation for Brevard, and Brian Fisher, Chair, Community Foundation MELBOURNE, Fla., (September 18, 2014) – A grant of $36,000 was awarded this month, as a way to aid in both Alzheimer’s disease and lung cancer research.The Community Foundation for Brevard awarded the grant from the Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy... 

Read the Latest Edition of “Foundation Focus”

Have you seen the latest edition of FOUNDATION FOCUS, the Community Foundation’s quarterly newsletter? Check out the latest news in the summer 2014 issue.  Read More