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$303,620 from Frances Langford Fund divided between 7 Martin County nonprofits | May 10, 2018

The Frances Langford Fund for Martin County will award grants totaling $303,620 to seven local nonprofits to fund programs in 2018 and 2019, according to the Martin County Community Foundation.

The largest grant of $100,000 will go to Martin County HUGS, a new joint project of Alzheimer’s Community Care and Council on Aging of Martin County that will seek to make Martin County a dementia friendly community through a broad based public awareness and education campaign that will involve varied sectors, from law enforcement to retail.

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Congratulations to Impact 100 Martin on issuing their first grant!

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Michael Verde guides audience through history of great leaders, thinkers.


Michael Verde, nationally renowned speaker on literature and philosophy presented a program on Transcendental Leadership for prominent local philanthropists and their guests in February as part of the Martin County Community Foundation Speaker Series.

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Michael Verde speaks to philanthropists about Transcendent Leadership

Michael Verde spoke to an intimate group of philanthropists, fundholders, board members, and special invited guests about Transcendent Leadership.

“Today was a perfect example of what we say about Martin County Community Foundation in our literature – it provides philanthropically motivated people to have very special learning experiences in an intimate setting.” – Brian Foss, MCCF Board Members and Fundholder.

Golden Gate Center for Enrichment to start new life with community celebration Saturday – TCPalm 7.27.2017

Built in 1925 as the then-new subdivision’s sales office, the Golden Gate Center has had a few lives, and now is starting another.

“Through the efforts of many, it has become a model and an inspiration, bringing renewed respect and pride” to Golden Gate and Martin County.


Michael Verde “Living In Fullness Everyday” as part of MCCF Speaker Series – TC Palm / Luminaries 06.12.2017


MCCF Presents Frances Langford Fund Grants – TC Palm / Luminaries 06.12.2017




Martin County Community Foundation is pleased to help carry on Ms. Langford’s philanthropic tradition of gifting to and enriching the Martin County.

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MCCF Featured Michael Verde in Speaker Series – Palm Beach Post 06.15.2017

Leadership Workshop Was a Sold-Out Success

Brian Foss, author of Ten Traits That Make Nonprofits Great, spoke about how organizations run out of leadership before they run out of money.

Martin County Community Foundation presents Frances Langford Fund grants


It was smiles all around as members of the Emeritus Board and Grants Committee of the Martin County Community Foundation Board awarded its prestigious Frances Langford Fund grants.Checks totaling more than $311,000 were awarded to five Stuart-based non-profits that were selected from those that applied for the grants.