The Coral Gables Community Foundation

Save the Date for our Annual Gala – October 16, 2015!

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About CGCF

Led by community leaders, the Coral Gables Community Foundation provides the philanthropic conduit to connect individuals and corporations looking to positively impact the success of the community for Coral Gables generations to come.

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Established in September 1991 by community leaders, the Coral Gables Community Foundation, through its discretionary, donor-advised and scholarship funds has helped youth, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

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Ways Of Giving

Engaging and improving your hometown community, the Coral Gables Community Foundation addresses social problems, administers grants, funds charitable organizations, and stimulates neighborhood and/or regional economic development.

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T 305.446.9670 F 305.446.3773


Physical Address 3001 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 203 Coral Gables, FL 33134-6824

Mailing Address 1825 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, PMB #447 Coral Gables, FL 33134-4418

The Coral Gables Community Foundation offices are on the second floor of the U.S. Century Bank building, located just north of Christy’s restaurant on Ponce de Leon Boulevard (near Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park).

Metered parking is available on the south side and in front of the building.

Hours of Business: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM


Board of Directors


  • Carlos F. Garcia, CPA

Immediate Past Chair

  • William A. “Bill” Bonn, Esq.

Chair Elect

  • John O’Rourke III


  • F. David Olazabal


  • Matthew T. Meehan

Chair of the Community Giving Committee

  • John R. Allen, Jr.


  • Pat Blanco
  • Monica Canabal
  • Sissy DeMaria
  • Sasha Dolgicer
  • Wayne Cameron Eldred
  • Zeke Guilford, Esq.
  • Jorge R. Gutiérrez
  • Andria Hanley
  • Nelson Lazo
  • Jack Lowell
  • Paul Lowenthal
  • Lee J. Osiason, Esq.
  • Scott A. Poulin
  • Aura Reinhardt
  • Scott Richey
  • Ari Rollnick
  • Venny Torre
  • Marielena Villamil

Ex-Officio Members

  • City of Coral Gables
  • Commissioner Frank C. Quesada, Esq.
  • Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark A. Trowbridge, President & CEO


  • Mary Snow


  • William A. “Bill” Bonn, Esq. (2011, 2012)
  • Jerry Santeiro* (2009, 2010)
  • Jeannett Black Slesnick (2008)
  • Howard Glicken (2007)
  • J. Thomas “Tom” Cookson (2006)
  • Yolanda “Yoli” Woodbridge (2005)
  • William P. “Bill” Murphy (2004)
  • Henry O. “Hank” Langston (2003)
  • Mary M. Young (2002)
  • The Hon. George M. Corrigan (2001)
  • José A. Calvo* (1999, 2000)
  • The Hon. Donald D. “Don” Slesnick II (1997, 1998)
  • Ronald A. “Ron” Shuffield (1996)
  • John P. Fullerton (1995)
  • Willy A. Bermello (1992, 1993, 1994)

Directors Emeriti

  • Pat H. Clarke
  • Albert H. Friedman*
  • Marian Cline Krutulis*
  • Verneka Silva*
  • (* denotes deceased)