Coral Gables Community Foundation Awards over $50,000 during Spring Grant Cycle

CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA  (June 5, 2018) — The Coral Gables Community Foundation recently awarded over $50,000 in grants to 24 deserving non-profit organizations in the community.

The Coral Gables Community Foundation and its Community Giving Committee, chaired by Foundation Board Member David Olazabal, awards grants to non-profit organizations twice a year that address issues within the Foundation’s focus areas – Education, Arts & Culture, Historic Preservation and Social & Health Services – and that serve those who live, work, learn or play in Coral Gables.

“The generosity of our donors, supporters and fund holders throughout the year make our grant making possible,” said Mary Snow, Executive Director of the Coral Gables Community Foundation. “We are proud promoters of philanthropic efforts throughout Coral Gables and are glad to be able to support so many organizations fulfill their goals.”

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is proud to support the great work of its Spring 2018 Grantees:

Baptist Health South Florida, Camillus House, Cavalier Football Team, City Theatre, Community Arts Program at Coral Gables Congregational Church, Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables Women’s Club Dental Clinic, Crystal Academy, Friendship Circle, George Washington Carver Middle School, George Washington Carver Elementary, Guitars over Guns, Home Team Miami, ICU Baby, Junior Orange Bowl, Lotus House, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Nico’s Promise at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Opera Atelier, Pridelines, Seraphic Fire, St. Alban’s Child Enrichment Center and Thomas Armour Youth Ballet.

“Being able to support so many worthwhile organizations is a major point of pride for the Foundation,” said Jack Lowell, Chairman of the Coral Gables Community Foundation Board of Directors. “The effort of our Community Giving initiative add to the footprint of the Foundation and enhances the quality of life in Coral Gables.”

The deadline for the Foundation’s fall 2018 grant cycle is October 5th. To apply, please visit

About Coral Gables Community Foundation Led by community leaders, the Coral Gables Community Foundation provides the philanthropic conduit to connect individuals and corporations looking to positively impact the success of the community. For 27 years, The Foundation has been at the forefront of the evolving needs of Coral Gables while effectively bringing together beneficiaries and benefactors to fund programs with the greatest impact and benefit to “The City Beautiful.” For more information, please visit

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