Jupiter Community Foundation Donates Over $1.2 Million to Local Nonprofits


Admirals Cove Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of The Club of Admirals Cove, capped off their 2017/2018 Season of Giving at their Community Grant Celebration on March 26th.

Admirals Cove Foundation funded grants to 19 Season of Giving core charities; Admirals Cove Employee Scholarship managed by The George Snow Foundation, Alzheimer’s Community Care, Clinics Can Help, Els for Autism, El Sol, Grandma’s Place, Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Meals on Wheels, My Clinic, Our Sister’s Place, Palm Beach County Police Athletic League at Cabana Colony, Place of Hope, Renewal Coalition, The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, The First Tee of the Palm Beaches, The Lord’s Place, and West Jupiter Tutorial Center.

During the event an inaugural ACF Champion of the Year award was presented to Club member and resident Charles Ezrine for his ongoing volunteer efforts in promoting the foundation throughout the community of Admirals Cove.

With overwhelming philanthropic support from Admirals Cove Club members, the 2017/2018 ACF Season of Giving has contributed over $1.2 million dollars through member directed gifts and grants. “It is exciting to see a community come together and take an active part in fulfilling the needs of our Palm Beach County neighbors,” said Rebecca Divine executive director of the Admirals Cove Foundation. “Residents not only give financially but they also take great pride in volunteering their time and experience to support the missions of local nonprofits.

During this 2017/2018 Season of Giving Admirals Cove Foundation donated 679 meals to Feeding South Florida during Thanksgiving, gifted $9,200 to offset the financial struggles of a single mother from Palm Beach County whose 7-year-old daughter is battling leukemia, held a community toy drive to give this family a Season to Share holiday, conducted a pet supply drive to benefit Furry Friends, and contributed alongside the Club Managers Association to provide school supplies for students returning to the Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School. “Our goal is to have a vital culture of community giving,” said Divine.

Admirals Cove Foundation will open the 2017/2018 Season of Giving Letter of Intent grant application on July 1, 2018. To be eligible to apply for a grant, organizations must be a registered 501(c)(3) impacting the lives of Palm Beach County residents in the areas of education, health and social services. The Letter of Intent grant application closes on August 1, 2018. The downloadable Letter of Intent and grant timeline will be posted at www.admiralscovefoundation.org at the end of June.

1st Row-Amy Kight, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, Judy Rappaport, & Mary Barnes Alzheimer’s Community Care, Rachel Gaydosh, Place of Hope, Susan Kirkpatrick, Meals on Wheels. 2nd Row-Lt. Steven Thibodeau, PBC Police Athletic League, Edna Runner, West Jupiter Tutorial Center, Maureen Ashe, Clinics Can Help, Jane Wagley, Our Sister’s Place, Anna Poulin, West Jupiter Tutorial Center, Anne Noble, The Lord’s Place 3rd Row-Jill Becker, ACES, Gene Paul, Grandma’s Place, Hazel Raigue, Our Sister’s Place, Suzanne Cordero & Karen Clark, El Sol 4th Row-Pam Minelli, Els for Autism, Pamela Calzadilla, Meals on Wheels, Suellen Mann, Maltz Jupiter Theatre 5th Row-Mary Hinton, Renewal Coalition, Jack Barrett, First Tee of the PB, Charles Bender, Place of Hope, Roxanne Jacobs, Grandma’s Place, Carlos Poveda, My Clinic, Jonathan Price, Alzheimer’s Community Care, Scott Scrivner, PBC Police Athletic League