Our Coral Gables Community Foundation team was thrilled to attend the Community Foundations Boot Camp last week, hosted at the Community Foundation of Broward. 

The wealth of information sharing between the Foundations in attendance will enhance the way we serve both our fundholders and our community.

Here we are pictured with our friends from the Key Biscayne Community Foundation.😊

Two more weeks 'til Vinos at the Venetian! We're so grateful to our Sommelier Sponsor, Vinya. Be sure to visit Vinya Table at 266 Miracle Mile and enjoy their amazing food and wine, daily Happy Hour, and retail shop!

Ticket Link in Bio.

#vinosatthevenetian #wineauction #vinos #winelovers

Happening Now! The Coral Gables Community Foundation is pleased to announce we are awarding grants to 26 deserving local non-profit organizations in our 2022 distribution to support issues within the Foundation’s focus areas: education, arts & culture, historic preservation, social & health services, and placemaking. We are excited for this year’s selection of impactful grants for our community. Pics to follow.....



Sneak Peek!🎬 Foundation CEO Mary Snow and Board Members Michael Walsh and Eric Gros-Dubois are filming videos on Donor Advised Funds and Estate Planning this week.

They look mahvelous!


#cgcf #donoradvisedfunds #estateplanning #communityfoundation

Join Commissioner Kirk Menendez for a free screening of All the President's Men at the Coral Gables Art Cinema this Saturday, and the popcorn's on us!🍿

#coralgables #cinema

The Foundation is privileged to work with organizations such as the Symphonettes as their fiscal sponsor.

The Symphonettes have a long tradition of volunteerism and supporting the arts. Today we met with the new leadership of Symphonettes, president Grace Hucks, treasurer Kate Demos Brown, and parent advisor Stephanie Demos.

The Symphonettes maintain a strong presence in the community, volunteering at events and ushering at concerts and symphonies.  Their yearly seasonal fundraisers include a fall garage sale, a holiday fundraiser, and spring fashion and silent auction. 

#symphonettes #symphonette #fiscalsponsor

It was a very productive Saturday at Camp Mahachee with the @CoralGablesGardenClub, the @CityOfCoralGables and @CoralGablesFire!

Many thanks to all who volunteered their time!

Our goal at the Foundation is for the PARKnership Fund to fund phases two and three. Please join the community-wide fundraising campaign by visiting the link in bio.

Our 4th annual wine auction is just a few weeks away!🍷 We'd like to take this opportunity to thank Presenting Sponsor Evensky & Katz / Foldes Wealth Management for their generosity and commitment. 

For Tickets and Sponsorship Information for Vinos at the Venetian, please visit our link in bio.

Join us and The Coral Gables Garden Club for a volunteer opportunity next Saturday, August 13th at Camp Mahachee. If you are interested and over the age of 16, please register with

Community service hours available.


The Foundation’s own Mary Snow is profiled in today's edition of The New Tropic! What an honor!😁 

Here is an excerpt from the article. You'll find the link below.

The New Tropic: Hi Mary! Let’s start with the basics: Who are you? What do you do?

Mary Snow: I have the great privilege of being a matchmaker between the kind and generous individuals, families and companies of Coral Gables and the non-profit organizations and projects that make the community a better place to live, work, learn and play. It’s a ton of work, but it’s my dream job.

TNT: How does Miami help you do what you do or influence your work?

MS: I really believe in Miami-Dade as a land of opportunity for all in business and in philanthropy. We have an open door for people at all levels and a willingness to help others. I’m surprised and not surprised when I find philanthropists — or at least generous entrepreneurs — where nobody was expecting them! Sounds corny, but it’s a beautiful thing.

TNT: Wax poetic for a minute and tell us: what brings you most alive about this city?

MS: I feel so lucky to be able to live and work in the City where I was born and raised and am now raising my family. We have the best parks, shopping, dining, cultural centers and activities.

TNT: If you could eat only one meal from a local restaurant for the rest of your life, what would it be?

MS: Christy's Caesar Salad! It’s a classic.

TNT: Outside of the obvious stop above, share your other top destinations for where you’d go on your perfect Miami day.

MS: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, the dog park near our house with our dog, Sandy Paws, and Coral Reef Yacht Club.

TNT: What’s your favorite...

Continued. *Link in bio.

Salvador is having a fantastic time at
the City of Coral Gables' Smash and Splash Summer Tennis Camp at William H. Kerdyk Biltmore Tennis Center and Venetian pool, made possible with a grant from the James Captain Memorial Scholarship.😁🎾💦

The James Captain Memorial Scholarship provides summer camp tuition scholarships to children from Coral Gables and Coconut Grove who might otherwise not be able to attend due to financial constraints.

Founded by Coral Gables resident Tim Anagnost in loving memory of his brother and role model James, Mr. Anagnost feels that all children can benefit from a camp experience.

For more information, please visit our website:

Direct link in bio.

A bequest is a gift of personal property (such as cash, stocks, tangible property, etc.) made after death, generally through a will or other estate plan.

Including a charitable bequest in your will is a simple way to make a lasting gift to your community. When you make this gift through the Coral Gables Community Foundation, we establish a special fund that benefits the community forever and becomes your personal legacy of giving.

Save the Date: Friday, September 23rd is Vinos at the Venetian!

Join us for our fourth annual wine auction benefitting the Coral Gables Community Foundation, presented by Coral Gables' own Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial. 

Guests will enjoy live music by Guerra Grooves, a curated wine auction and live dinner stations at Venetian Pool. Proceeds benefit the Foundation's robust scholarship and grant-making programs.

Bottles start pouring at 6:00 p.m.

For Tickets and Sponsorship information, please visit

Link in bio.

A Donor Advised Fund is a charitable investment ac­count that allows donors to make gifts to the causes and charities that are important to them. Gift cash and/or securities to your Donor Advised Fund for which you will receive an income tax deduction which could be used to reduce your annual tax liability.

The Foundation handles all of the administrative aspects of your Fund and can help you determine the most tax-efficient method of accomplishing your philan­thropic objectives. You have the flexibility to rec­ommend the specific organizations you’d like to benefit from grants awarded through your Fund. Everything from your alma mater, to your place of worship and food pantry.

Establish your Fund with:

Cash, Stock
Real Estate, Life Insurance
Gift from another DAF
Grant from a Private Foundation

Let’s Get Started

We look forward to being your philanthropic partner. Let us help you maximize the impact of your charitable dollars and establish a legacy of impact that will last forever. Contact us today:



Begin Your Charitable Giving Today

The Coral Gables Community Foundation offers several ways to support the community you love. Fulfill your philanthropic goals through one or more of our various giving options.



Strengthen Your Client Relationships 

Partnering with the Foundation adds a philanthropic component to your range of services. We offer distinct philanthropic support while you stay in control of your client relationships.



Apply to a Scholarship 

We have awarded over 100 students with scholarships to continue their higher education in the last few years. Most of our upcoming scholarship applications are due in March.

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Learn About Our Community Giving

Since 2014, the Coral Gables Community Foundation has awarded grants to deserving local non-profit organizations that address issues within our focus areas and serve Coral Gables.

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About the Foundation

The Coral Gables Community Foundation works to enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, learn and play in the City Beautiful. Since 1991, the Foundation has been at the forefront of Coral Gables’ evolving needs by effectively bringing together beneficiaries and benefactors to fund programs with the greatest impact and benefit to “The City Beautiful.” The Foundation, through its discretionary, donor-advised and scholarships funds, provides grants to local nonprofits, scholarships to deserving students and has supported issues within the Foundation’s focus areas: education, arts & culture, historic preservation and social & health services.

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is proud of awarding over $8 million to worthy causes throughout our community as well as bringing Umbrella Sky to Coral Gables in the summer of 2018 and hosting our signature events the Tour of Kitchens each February and The Biltmore Ball to benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation in October.

Click Here to Download our 2020 Annual Report.

Give Where You Live

The Foundation has worked to improve the quality of life in Coral Gables by addressing community issues, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to critical local needs such as educational, cultural, and historic preservation. Your support represents a sound investment in giving back to your community.

Establish a Fund

We believe everyone can be a philanthropist. When you partner with us, we’ll help you become one. Creating a fund allows you to address the issues and needs you care about most. The Foundation is poised to steward your philanthropic interests to achieve your local charitable objectives.


Join us for the 4th Annual Wine Auction benefitting the Coral Gables Community Foundation.
Hosted by Evensky & Katz/Foldes Wealth Management.

“The Road to Rio: A Gala from Ipanema”

event chairs Sissy DeMaria-Koehne and Lauren Harrison Brown

NOVEMBER 2, 2022
‘Breast Cancer: The Importance of Early Detection’ featuring renowned breast radiologist Nilza Kallos M.D.
DECEMBER 6, 2022
The STATE OF THE ARTS in Coral Gables

Presenting Venue: SANCTUARY of the Arts.

Corporate Partners