Donor Advised Funds
Cassidy Family Fund: Established in 2017 by the Cassidy family, this fund focuses on animal protection and welfare, education including early literacy and adult scholarships, and poverty and homelessness including economic self-sufficiency programs as well as other important causes to the Cassidy family.
Good Fortune Fund: Established in 2017 by an anonymous donor to support charitable causes they care deeply about.
Hoke Hendry Fund: Created in 2012 by Barbara Hendry to support charitable organizations that are important to her and her family.
HLDA Fund: Created in 2013 to support charitable causes and organizations that are important to the fundholders.
Andrew & Robin Hunt Philanthropic Fund: Established in 2017 by Andrew and Robin Hunt for charitable purposes including but not limited to child welfare primarily youth violence prevention, educational, environmental, health- including nutrition and community garden projects and literacy.
Bud and Marjie Jordan Fund: Created in 2006, recipients of this fund include Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation, House of Hope, Tykes & Teens, The Pine School, and the Florida State University College of Medicine Ft. Pierce Campus. Mr. Jordan is a co-founder of the Martin County Community Foundation.
McDowell Hall Fund: Established in 2016 by Brian Foss and Dennis Fruitt, the purpose of this fund is to support charitable organizations and causes including educational and social services and religious charities in Martin County, Florida, Washington, D.C. and Miami, Florida.
Minnow Fund: Created in 2015 by retired educator and guidance counselor Cory Carter to support charitable organizations and causes she cares deeply about, this fund has provided scholarships at the YMCA for swimming lessons for children and adults in Martin County.
Paulsen Kelly Family Fund: Established in 2016 by Marianne Paulsen and Michael Kelly to support organizations serving the underserved in Manhattan NY, Astoria NY, Queens NY, Austin TX, and Martin County FL as well as educational institutions in Texas, New York, Charlottesville VA, Memphis TN, and Louisville KY.
Christen M. Price Memorial Fund: Established in 2011 by her parents Gary and Judie Price, this fund is in memory of Christen, who was raised in Stuart and had a passion for music and the arts. Grantees have included Hope Rural School, Corbin Scholarship Fund at The Arts Council, and Hibiscus House. A public art piece – the Dolphin Fountain at Indian Riverside Park – was underwritten in honor of their daughter.
Serenity Family Fund: Established in 2017 by a family in Martin County to support the causes they hold most dear.
Stevenson Family Fund: Established in 2017, this fund will support charitable causes including animal welfare, arts & culture, child welfare, elder care, education, environmental causes, health, literacy, religious organizations, and research.
Ray and Ellyn Stevenson Fund: Created in 2011 by Ray and Ellyn to support charitable organizations and causes of interest to them. Recipients of this fund include: Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Artists for a Cause, Council on Aging of Martin County, Elliott Museum, Fistula Foundation, Florida Oceanographic Society, Habitat for Humanity, Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, Library Foundation of Martin County, Lyric Theatre, Planned Parenthood, Safe Space, Save the Children, Temple Beit HaYam, The Nature Conservancy, UNICEF, and Volunteers in Medicine.
The Jonathan Swanson Project Fund: Established in 2015 by family and friends in memory of Jonathan, the project’s focus is to provide resources to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention.
Gytha Von Aldenbruck Fund: Established in 2017, this fund will support charitable causes important to Mrs. Von Aldenbruck in the areas of elder care, education, health, religion, and scientific research.
Wade Charitable Fund: Established in 2017 by Scott & Elizabeth Wade to support the charitable organizations they care about.
Dick Wells Memorial Fund: Created in 2014 by his wife, Dr. Blanche Wells, family and friends, this fund supports charitable organizations that encourage swimming and swimmers, in honor of Dick Wells, long time Martin County resident and world-class teacher and swim coach.