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 Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organization to help improve the lives of children and families in our community.


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Grants for nonprofits

Nonprofits dedicated to supporting youth development are invited to apply for grants to support their programs and initiatives.

Development Assessments

Development Assessments Developmental Assets:  A Profile of Your Youth





Organizations We’ve Supported


Lion’s Club at Joyful Noise

In August of 2015, the Punta Gorda Lion’s Foundation received a $5,000 grant from the Charlotte Community Foundation on behalf of their Donor Pauline Adele Kelly June Fund.  Half of the $5,000.00 grant was to be used for the Early Learning Coalition’s health screening of pre-school aged children which would include ...
Girl Scout Leader Training

Girl Scout Leader Training

Helping volunteer troop leaders learn, grow and develop new skills is important to the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida. A recent grant from the Charlotte Community foundation supported training for new and seasoned leaders. At the "Troop Pathways Training" in Port Charlotte, participating Troop Leaders spanned the gamut of years ...

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