A COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund has been established and contributions are being matched.  The COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will strategically deploy resources to community-based organizations that are working with communities disproportionately impacted by the corona virus outbreak.  Many of our service workers and those paid an hourly wage, will have a difficult time meeting their needs with work hours cut.    
                               To contribute call 352-409-5761 or drop a check off at any CB&T/MidFlorida Credit Union. 






SCF Response  COVID-19 FUND

Local  Nonprofit Needs

Nonprofit Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3TCQTKV

For Nonprofits  COVID-19 - Resources  


Mission - Helping People Make Lives Brighter Through Philanthropy

Vision -   A Strong Region- Growing, Building and Serving Community Together

Motto -   Brightening Lives Together         

    Sunshine Community Foundation provides leadership on community solutions, and fosters philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. The Foundation convenes citizens around critical issues, and builds the capacity for our communities.  For Good.  For Ever.  Funds are also used to nurture the early stages of new and innovative programs.   Sunshine Community Foundation has helped over 50 organizations through sponsorships, memberships and grants.   With your support, so much more can happen.   You can give how, when and where you want and receive instant tax deduction.  Personal charitable accounts can be set up, scholarships and giving can be anonymous if you choose or in honor of a loved one.  To donate or set up a charitable fund call 352-409-5761.   SCF is 501c3 designated public charity EIN # 27-5062397


 Sunshine Community Foundation works closely with individuals, families, and organizations to create charitable legacies that benefit the residents of our community and strengthen our economy.

Our donors come from many backgrounds and have their own charitable interests but share a common commitment to the community they call home.

Each fund is separately accounted for and has is own name and purposes as determined by the donor who established the fund.

GIVE - Through the Community Foundation, you can direct your charitable giving to the causes that matter most to you. We’ll help you create a legacy that will make an impact—forever.

ADVICE - Professional advisors, we'll work with you to provide your clients with charitable options that fit with their philanthropic goals, strengthening our entire community as a result.

RECEIVE - The Community Foundation supports our community’s nonprofit organizations through grants and encourages our students with a range of scholarship opportunities.

LEARN - We identify shared issues and concerns within our community, we convene groups to facilitate dialogue about those issues, and—once we’ve gathered as much data as we can and listened to as many voices as possible—we propose solutions.

We recognize that adding to the quality of life through community enrichment adds economic value to our region. Community investors have the opportunity to make a lasting difference. Talk to us about the ways that you may benefit while making a lasting difference.


International Initiatives:
We can assure that your money goes where it is most needed through our disaster fund.

Community Initiatives:
We are working with the Homeless Coalition, Habitat for Humanity and the Leesburg Partnership to find a solution to homelessness in the region. 

Organizational Needs:
There are many organizations in our area doing outstanding work.  We are identifying organizations serving the same clientele and offering similar services and helping them partner together to differentiate services,  reduce duplication, maximizing resources.  If your organization is serving the homeless or backpack programs please contact us.

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