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

CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA (Nov. 29 2018) —  The Coral Gables Community Foundation recently awarded over $50,000 in grants to 28 deserving non-profit organizations.

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 Fall 2018 Grantees:

Actors Playhouse, Area Stage, AUM Home Shala, Bake a Wish, Beaux Arts, Branches, Caroling Competition, Chapman Partnership, Close Up Foundation, Coral Gables Art Cinema, Coral Gables Museum, Culinary Arts Program at Coral Gables Senior High, Friendship Circle, GableStage, Gablettes, Ganley Foundation, GENES Foundation, Gifts in Golf, Little Canes, Miami Children’s Museum, Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, New World School of the Arts, South Florida Digital Alliance, St. Patrick’s Day Committee/Emerald Society, Wellspring Counseling Center, Woody Foundation, WOW Center and Young Patronesses of the Opera.

“Being able to support so many worthwhile organizations is a major point of pride for the Foundation,” said David Olazabal, Chair of the Community Giving Committee. “The efforts of our Community Giving initiative add to the footprint of the Foundation and enhance the quality of life in Coral Gables.”

The deadline for the Foundation’s spring 2019 grant cycle will be April 12th. 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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