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CHARLOTTE CARES allows the Foundation to increase our capacity to provide additional and continued support for nonprofit projects, the development of community initiatives and to respond to the community’s most critical issues and needs.


Our community is truly a treasure.  CCF received 32 requests for a total of $266,780.90 in grant assistance in 2018 and, through generous donors like you, CCF was able to provide a total of $92,500 in grants to 15 nonprofit agencies.  Since its inception in 1995, Charlotte Community Foundation has awarded more than $6.8 million in grants to support Charlotte County nonprofits.


You. Your business.  Your civic organization.  Your family.  You can become involved in philanthropy!  We have created an opportunity for every size and budget.  Every dollar helps.


Now.  Charlotte Cares is your opportunity to become proactive in helping those in need in your community. Simply put, we need donors like you to help those in need. By joining us in this important initiative, you will become part of the Charlotte Community Foundation family.

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Charlotte Cares!

Lew Bennett, Director
Lew Bennett, Director

Lew Bennett, CFP®, Principal Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management


We here in the Charlotte Harbor area live in one of the most wonderful places on earth. To live and work in such paradise is pure joy. At Landsberg Bennett, we recognize that with joy comes duty. That’s why we are proud to support CHARLOTTE CARES. This important, county-wide initiative from the Charlotte Community Foundation is helping build a stronger base with which to serve the entire spectrum of nonprofit organizations here, while simultaneously catering to our considerable donor community.

Personally, I am extremely honored to serve on the Charlotte Community Foundation Board of Directors, and I am privileged to invite you to join us in CHARLOTTE CARES.

We Care Sponsors

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Laura L. Amendola CFP ®

Gregory Andrulonis

James & Judith Gontis

Bob & Barbara Neitzke

Robert & Marilyn Pachota

Pat Robinson

Jane Washburn

Walter & Helga Weichselbaum





Bob Bartell, Keith & Christa Callaghan, Roger Eaton – Clerk of the Circuit Court, Vera & Louis Hanisko, Howell Wealth Management LLC, Dr. David & Stephanie Klein, Mike Martin Agency, Rich & Maura Matzko, Ron Prickitt – Digital Home Doctor, Diane Smolen, June B. Stark



We appreciate all our donors at this level! Thank you for your contributions.