Ashley Wheeler-Gerds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WELCOMES NEW STAFF MEMBER

January 5, 2022 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lauren Deiorio, President & Executive Director Phone: (352) 622-5020 ext. 102 Email: Lauren@ocalafoundation.org Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County Welcomes New Staff Member Ashley Wheeler-Gerds Joins Community Foundation as Director of Strategic Engagement Ocala, FL (January 5, 2022) – The Community Foundation for Ocala / Marion County is…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOUR LEADERS JOIN THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR OCALA/MARION COUNTY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2021 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lauren DeIorio, President & Executive Director Phone: (352) 622-5020 ext. 102 Email: Lauren@OcalaFoundation.org   Four Leaders Join the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County Board of Directors Ocala, FL (December 3, 2021) — The Community Foundation for Ocala/ Marion County recently welcomed four new members to the Board…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STUDENTS GIVE $3,000 IN GRANTS TO SIX LOCAL CHARITIES THROUGH PHILANTHROPY PROGRAM

Lauren DeIorio, Executive Director Phone: (352) 622-5020 ext. 102 Email: Lauren@OcalaFoundation.org STUDENTS GIVE $3,000 IN GRANTS TO SIX LOCAL CHARITIES THROUGH PHILANTHROPY PROGRAM Ocala, FL (December 1st, 2021) – Six awards of $500 each were gifted to six local charities in concluding celebrations of the Adam Hanson Youth Philanthropy in Action (YPIA) program at four…

Rich Bianculli Receives Director Emeritus Status from the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren DeIorio, President & Executive Director Lauren@OcalaFoundation.org (352) 622-5020 ext. 102 Rich Bianculli Receives Director Emeritus Status from the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County Ocala, FL (November 19, 2021) — The Board of Directors for the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County recently designated board member Rich Bianculli as a Director Emeritus…

American Rescue Plan for Nonprofits in Ocala, FL

City of Ocala and the Community Foundation Partner to Distribute American Rescue Plan Dollars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren DeIorio, President & Executive Director Lauren@OcalaFoundation.org ext. 102 City of Ocala and the Community Foundation Partner to Distribute American Rescue Plan Dollars City Council Designates $600,000 for Nonprofits in Ocala Needing Financial Assistance Ocala, FL (Nov. 9, 2021) – In a recent unanimous decision by the Ocala City Council, 10…

Substantial Gift to the Community Foundation Renames Philanthropy Education Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lauren DeIorio, Community Foundation President & Executive DirectorPhone (352) 622-5020 ext. 102Email: Lauren@OcalaFoundation.org NonProfit Business Council Program Now Named “Adam Hanson Youth Philanthropy in Action” Ocala, FL (September 28, 2021) – With a three-year financial commitment totaling $150,000 from the Adam Hanson Better Communities Fund, the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County has renamed…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local Nonprofits Receive Contributions from Youth Philanthropy in Action Middle School Students

Ocala, FL – (April 28, 2021) The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County and NonProfit Business Council awarded a total of $2,500 as part of the Youth Philanthropy in Action (YPIA) program. In spring 2021, two Marion County schools participated: Belleview Middle School (BMS) and Osceola Middle School (OMS). OMS also participated in YPIA in the…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NonProfit Business Council to Meet In-Person about Community Development Block Grants

Ocala, FL (April 2, 2021) — The NonProfit Business Council, a program of The Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County, announces the upcoming meeting of the membership on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. to be held at the Ocala Police Department Community Room, 402 S. Pine Ave, Ocala. This meeting marks the return of…

Marion County Nonprofits COVID-19 Assistance

Community Foundation’s 2021 State of Marion County, FL Nonprofit Survey Results

Over the past few weeks, the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County has surveyed a number of nonprofit organizations across Marion County. These organization range in service area, from arts and humanitarianism, to animal rights, religious organizations, and advocacy groups. These responses will go to our local, state, and federally elected officials as they determine future…