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On The Horizon 20162017 ANNUAL REPORT

Our Mission Together with our donors, serve as the leading catalyst for building vibrant communities through meaningful philanthropy.

Letter from the PRESIDENT Dear Friends, We spent the better part of this year reflecting back on our history. We listened to you our valued fundholders, our partners, our nonprofits, our community.

NEW OFFERINGS Updates DonorCentral DonorCentral is an online service for fund advisors of the Community Foundation. DonorCentral enables you to view your fund balances, gifts to the fund, grants made

BOARD of Directors Board of DIRECTORS The Community Foundations Board of Directors is made up of dynamic individuals and community leaders who govern the Foundation, establish policy, set priorities

What Do You Care About PROFESSIONAL Advisors We work with our donors trusted advisor. The Community Foundation works frequently with professional advisors. These trusted professionals have helped thei

We Make Giving Simple DONOR ADVISED FUNDS Flexible and convenient, allowing donors to support multiple causes, any time they choose. They are simple, powerful and a highly personal way to give. I tru

GRANTS 9.98 Collectively, the Community Foundation provided over million in grants scholarships in its 20162017 fiscal year. The majority of our annual grantmaking is directed by donors to the caus

GRANT Highlights SANDOWAY DISCOVERY CENTER 62,679 Sandoways Jr. Naturalist Program provides a path to success for disadvantaged students from low socioeconomic and minority backgrounds from Title 1

GRANT Highlights COMING TOGETHER FOR A BETTER COMMUNITY GEHL ARCHITECTS PROJECT 115,000 The Community Foundation is engaged in a longterm neighborhood revitalization project to improve areas in West

SCHOLARSHIPS 125 1,324,668 received in SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED by the Foundation and its generous donors. DESERVING STUDENTS Scholarship recipient Joezer is headed to Nashville this year to attend Van

OUR FUNDS 33 New funds this year OUR FUNDS as of June 30, 2017 211 Palm Beach Treasure Coast Endowment Fund Helen Harting Abell Fund Sheldon B. Ackerman Fund Th

Thomas H. Blash and Martha Blash Research Fund Walter Adi Blum Scholarship Fund Walter Adi Blum Scholarship Fund 2 Boca Raton Museum of Art Forever Endowment Fund Helen and Bob Bodington Fund

OUR FUNDS Funds list continued from page 11 Robert D. Handley Memorial Scholarship Fund Hardrives of Delray, Inc. Fund Harrington Scholarship Fund for Martin County J. Ira and Nicki Harris Fund R

Olivia Foundation Fund Oristano Scholar Fund Oristano Scholar Fund II Nan Ourisman Fund Denise Lynne Padgett Scholarship Fund Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Busi

The LEGACY SOCIETY Legacy Society Planned Giving The Legacy Society honors individuals and families who have made a lasting commitment to our community by making provisions in their estate plans to p

Mr. and Mrs. David Darwin Mr. and Mrs. James C. Davis Estate of James H. Davis Mr. John B. Dodge Ms. Lore Moran Dodge Dominique Trust Ms. Margaret C. Donnelley Mr. Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Ms. Carol

FINANCIAL Overview The Community Foundation holds itself to high standards of financial management and transparency and operates efficiently for the interest of our community. The Audit Committee, tog

Investing into the Future of Local Nonprofits The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is laser focused on its goal to endow the future of its local nonprofits. In two years, its ma

INVESTMENT Overview INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT The Investment Committee establishes investment policy and monitors individual investment managers and their performance on a quarterly basis. Beginning July

INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE as of June 30, 2017 Foundation Policy Index Since Inception 10 Year 5 Year 3 Year 1 Year 7.1 3.0 6.2 2.1 9.8 6.7 2.8 5.9 2.3 8.9 10 5 0 Since Inception 8.3 10 Year 5 Year

SPECIAL Events Above Elizabeth Matthews, Charles James, Christina Macfarland Left Jack Lighton, Cheryl Houghtelin, Mark Perry, Tony Brown Judy Keller, John Keller, Brad Hurlburt, Mebby Brown DONOR

FOUNDERS AWARD LUNCHEON The fourth annual Founders Award Luncheon kicked off on May 24th at the Kravis Centers Cohen Pavilion. Keynote speaker Ibargen is president and CEO of the Knight Foundation. Th

SPECIAL Events GALA We hosted our Keeping It Local Gala at The Breakers on February 10. Guests enjoyed dinner, dancing and a silent auction of a piece by worldrenown environmental artist Chris Leidy,

What Do You Care About What Do You Care About Hans and Mary cared about women and children. Hans and Mary Stratmann cared about our local women and children, especially families struggling with homel

MEET Your Team ADMINISTRATIVE FINANCE Bradley Hurlburt President CEO 561.340.4502 Gloria Ortega Rex CPA, MBA Executive Vice President CFO 561.340.4506 Alba M

Nine Reasons to Partner With Us JOY OF GIVING donors can give anywhere, any time, in any amount WORLDCLASS SERVICE it is our pleasure to assist you in making your philanthropy more rewarding, any w

The great use of a life is to spend it for something that outlives it. William James COMMUNITY FOUNDATION for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Your Philanthropy Our Community Better Together office