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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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2010-10-16 Brevard Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal



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 2015, the Community Foundation for Brevard awarded more than $1.19 million in grants and scholarships to local programs and institutions. As of June 21, 2016 the Community Foundation has awarded $499,500 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

Foundation Focus Newsletter

Have you read the latest edition of Foundation Focus? The Foundation’s newsletter highlights donors, grants and activities to keep you informed about how your dollars are working to make a difference in Brevard County. Keep up with your community and your community foundation by clicking and downloading our latest fall edition below: Fall 2016 – Issue 11  Read More

Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunities – Deadline: November 1

Did you graduate from a Brevard County High School and interested in scholarship opportunities? The Community Foundation administers a college scholarship program that each year helps local students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges and universities. For more information and to apply, visit our Scholarship page. Also, please feel free to download our Scholarship Flyer to share on campus or with interested students. Students interested in applying for a Community Foundation Scholarship... 

Community Foundation for Brevard Funds Medical Research at Florida Tech

$40K in Grants Will Support Ongoing Studies of Alzheimer’s, Cancer In August, the Community Foundation for Brevard awarded $40,000 in Medical Research Grants on behalf of the Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy Hallam Finken Endowment Fund. The grant of $40,000 awarded to Florida Institute of Technology extends two previously funded cause and cure projects – Alzheimer’s disease and cancer research. The Alzheimer research, spearheaded by Shaohua Xu, associate professor of biological...