2016 Online Scholarship Application Now Available December 15, 2015 – March 1, 2016

The 2016 Online Scholarship application is now open for submission December 15, 2015 through March 1, 2016. Students from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation’s seven-county service area of Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio are eligible to apply. Students can apply by selecting the “Scholarships” button above and clicking the ONLINE […]

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2015 Coastal Bend Day of Giving Check Presentation

Yesterday was an exciting day as we hosted the 2015 Coastal Bend Day of Giving check presentation. The matching funders presented individual donations from the Coastal Bend Day of Giving and matching funds to the 40 local participating nonprofits who serve those populations most at risk in the Coastal Bend region. The seventh Coastal Bend […]

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2015 Annual Grants Check Presentation

Checks totaling $823,500 were distributed to 150 area nonprofits on Wednesday, September 16 at the Del Mar Economic Development Center, Room 106. The checks represented grant awards through the 2015 Annual Grant cycle. Together with the almost $246,000 in Special Grants awarded in May, the Foundation has awarded $1,070,000 in board-directed grants in 2015. CBCF […]

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Grant Distributed to Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation presented a check in the amount of $23,154 to the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, September 2. Partnered with the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, the grant will be used to purchase two golf carts to transport veterans and their families and friends when visiting […]

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Coastal Bend Community Foundation Recently Received Re-accreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™

Coastal Bend Community Foundation has recently been re-accredited with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™—the highest standards for philanthropic excellence. The Foundation first received National Standards accreditation in 2008. We work to support the causes our community cares about, from supporting the arts and culture to education, families and children. National Standards says that we […]

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Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part III Seminar

Professor of Law, Christopher R. Hoyt, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Law presented an informative seminar on May 19, 2015. He addressed the “Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part III, Basic Tax and Planned Giving” to local nonprofit organizations during the morning session. Local attorneys, Susan Hutchinson and Omar Leal, both certified by […]

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