Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Safeguarding health is fundamental to working for the common good. By promoting wellness, preventing illness and harm and treating injury and disease, communities protect their most valuable asset: human life. The Charlotte Community Foundation has...

Youth Development

Youth Development Throughout history, across cultures and around the world, people have reached out to help improve the lives of others. From providing essential sustenance and protection, to offering community support and understanding, the Charlotte Community...

Education

Education Since its inception, Charlotte Community Foundation has supported education programs throughout the community to help improve the quality of life for our residents. We encourage nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting education for our students to...

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Animals enrich our lives. Some are the close companions we love and shelter while others perform services that support public safety and health. Lillian J. Adams knew the value of caring for these members of our community when she created the Fund for...

Environment

Environment Charlotte County residents have been tied to the environment since the Calusa Indians called this region home some 5,000 years ago. Today, we remain dependent upon our environment whether we are enjoying a spectacular sunset, spending a day boating on...

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture Civilization depends on art. The human experience is uncovered, understood and recorded through artistic expression. From the potential unlocked in a young child’s mind to the lessons imparted from generations past, the arts serve to define us as...

Community Development

Community Development From families to neighborhoods to regions to nations, communities are born of connections among people. Communities that connect and balance the needs of people, business and the environment create social, economic and ecological value that...

Human and Social Services

Human and Social Services   The Charlotte Community Foundation partnered with the United Way of Charlotte County and Charlotte County Human Services to identify the most pressing needs in our community and the gaps in services provided. The result was the...