Bonita Springs Community Fund Grants History

2016 – Bonita Wonder Gardens: Everglades Wonder Gardens Environmental Learning Center is being developed by the Everglades Wonder Gardens to meet the need for comprehensive, all grades and levels curricula that can be used with existing educational materials to infuse an awareness of the environment throughout the school age and college age experience. Programs for adult learners include a Landscaping Committee Certification Program for area residents who serve on their communities’ Landscaping Committees or in Garden Clubs.


  • Bonita Springs Assistance Office: Backpacks of Love
  • Bonita Springs YMCA: YMCA Summer Day Camp Transportation
  • Bonita Springs Middle School Center for the Arts: Steel Drum Band
  • New Horizons of Southwest Florida:   Mentored Living Program

2014 – Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs (Arts) – Support for the Youth Arts Program which works on enhancing youth development to reduce juvenile delinquency and related problem behaviors through visual and performing-arts programs.

Literacy Council Gulf Coast (Education) – Support for the Mom & Tots Program for technology upgrades and iPads to give mothers and their pre-school aged children the opportunity to learn basic English language skills to improve their situations.

New Horizons (Human Services) -Support helping at-risk children and teens who are growing up in an environment of poverty, academic failure and hopelessness.

Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs (Arts) – Support the Center’s new performing arts center’s programs for the youth and adults of Bonita Springs

2013 – Bonita Springs Assistance Office (Human Services) – Support the expansion of the Bonita Springs Assistance office to include services for parents with children with disabilities, mothers who need support for a healthy pregnancy and delivery, individuals who have concerns and want to be educated about healthy lifestyles, individuals looking for career guidance or have legal, financial or business questions and concerns, and more.

2012 – Bonita Springs YMCA (Human Services) – For children in need of financial assistance for summer and after-school programs

New Horizons of Southwest Florida (Education) – For the purchase of additional computer equipment, specifically iPads and their appropriate accessories, for the Super Teen Club. These electronics will allow the students of New Horizons to download free educational apps at no additional cost.