We are pleased to announce that the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture as a PARTNER of the 2021 Tour of Kitchens-Outdoor Edition taking place June 12th! ...

Our Scholarship Committee recently had the pleasure of meeting to select our deserving 2021 scholarship recipients! A big thank you to Committee Chair @matthewtmeehan and the members of the committee for their efforts in this important annual initiative. Congratulations to the Gables High School class of 2021! ...

Attention Gables Residents! There are now three ways to vote in the upcoming election. ...

We are pleased to spotlight Paul Lowenthal in this month's Merrick Society Member moment. Paul has a lot to celebrate! ...

The Tour is Back! Join us on June 12th for this year's OUTDOOR edition of the Tour of Kitchens presented by Ray Corral and @mosaicist featuring the City's best outdoor kitchens, pools and patios. Link in bio for more information and to purchase tickets! ...

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations that have an impact in Coral Gables. Visit www.gablesfoundation.org for the application and more information. ...

Thank you to these dedicated leaders for their contributions to the Community Foundation over the years! ...

Reminder! Our scholarship applications are due this Friday by 5pm! ...

Government works best when it incorporates the feedback from the public it serves into its priorities, policies, and budget. @thrive305 is here to help make that a reality in
Miami-Dade County. We are pumped to be a part of this initiative and we want to hear from our County’s most valuable asset: you, the residents. We’ve just launched our survey to gather insights on the state of Our County and inform @MayorDaniella’s strategic priorities. Take the survey at thrive305.org and help spread the word!

This morning we got a sneak peak at the new building at Coral Gables Senior High School! This state-of-the-art wing on the Riviera side of the school is just about finished and will bring beautiful, safe and sustainable instruction facilities to our local high school. @coralgables_shs @miamischools @mariteremdcps ...

We love our partnerships with non-profits serving Coral Gables! One of our recent grants was to provide swimming lessons and water safety skills to children at Crystal Academy. Based in Coral Gables, Crystal Academy provides evidence-based therapies and individualized intervention for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental delays. ...

TUR Kitchen is partnering with Resorcity to donate $5 per visit to the Coral Gables Community Foundation. Your visit to TUR Kitchen (259 Giralda Avenue) will support the Community Foundation’s pivotal outreach in the City Beautiful. Start supporting by downloading the Resorcity App in the App Store or Google Play and finding TUR Kitchen under Deals. ...

Let there be Light! Illuminate Coral Gables begins this Friday, February 12th and will bring a world-class fine art light exhibit to Downtown Coral Gables through March 14th. The Coral Gables Community Foundation is proud to serve as the fiscal sponsor of Illuminate Coral Gables. ...

Announcing the launch of the Julian Perez Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donate through the link in our bio. Applications due March 5th! ...

Beginning in February, the City of Coral Gables will launch a technology workshop series helping local businesses get up to speed with the new normal business environment including search engine optimization, innovative apps for easy selling functions, a digital marketing boot camp, tips on building shoppable websites with shipping integrations, and more! Visit https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/cu/Y9DFDzD/TechnologyWorkshops for more information + to register. ...

It's a year of milestones! Our beloved Biltmore Hotel celebrates 95 years since it first opened its doors in 1926. Congratulations to our friends at The Biltmore - a gem in our City Beautiful! ...

Members of our Board were treated to a Hard Hat tour of the @lifetime.life project in Coral Gables. We look forward to this impressive project opening on April 1st! ...

Your Coral Gables Community Foundation is delighted to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2021!! As we journey into this new year, we thank our friends, Board members and donors for being part of our success over the past thirty years and for their continued support as we commemorate this significant milestone. ...

Our friends at the Miami Children's Museum are hosting a food distribution tomorrow, Wednesday, December 30th. The Museum will be giving away free Farm Share grocery packages to the first 500 families in need starting at 9AM. The Foundation is a proud supporter of the Museum’s programming. ...

Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2021 from your Coral Gables Community Foundation! ...

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is proud to support the Coral Gables Art Cinema’s 2020 Miami Children's Film Festival. The Film Festival is virtual, FREE and runs
December 28 - 30.
This culturally rich and entertaining festival includes three days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families.

We are proud to support the Coral Gables Fire Department’s CADET Program with funding from our Fall grants cycle. We applaud the efforts and dedication of these aspiring young fire fighters 👨‍🚒 ...



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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.” For almost 30 years the Foundation, through its discretionary, donor-advised and scholarships funds, has provided 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.

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June 2019


June 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Our annual Merrick Society Reception is the Coral Gables Community Foundation’s way of showing appreciation for those who not only care about making a difference in Coral Gables, but who also continue to uphold the vision and legacy of George Merrick himself. This event is…

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July 2019


July 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

When? Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Why? Proceeds benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation and the Culinary Arts Fund, which provides support and scholarships for the Culinary Arts Program at Coral Gables Senior High School. Where does the Tour start?…

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February 2020

11th Annual Tour of Kitchens

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Infiniti of Coral Gables, 2701 S Le Jeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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The 11th Annual Tour of Kitchens presented by the Coral Gables Community Foundation presented by Infiniti of Coral Gables is a self-guided tour of Coral Gables’ most impressive private residence kitchens. You’ll be inspired as you go inside Coral Gables’ most exquisite kitchens, indulge in…

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Life Lessons from Mister Rogers

February 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Coral Gables Museum, 260 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for a community conversation for all ages with Hedda Sharapan of the Fred Rogers Center about kindness, generosity, and what all of us can continue to learn from the timeless messages in Fred Rogers’ beloved Neighborhood series. Hedda began working with Fred Rogers 53 years…

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April 2020

Board Meeting

April 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
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May 2020

Coral Gables Community Foundation Scholarship Reception

May 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
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Board Meeting

May 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
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Memorial Day

May 25, 2020
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June 2020

George Merrick’s Birthday

June 3, 2020
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November 2020

L’Art de Recevoir

November 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0

Together for one extraordinary night. Join the Coral Gables Community Foundation and event chairs Sissy DeMaria-Koehne and Lauren Harrison on October 16th for L' Art de Recevoir , an unprecedented night at home in support of the Coral Gables Community Foundation. In the spirit of…

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