Apr. 262017

Volunteers spend the day in Immokalee planting fruit trees

Naples Daily News

Nearly two dozen people who normally spend their days in offices traded computer screens for shovels Tuesday. Bankers, lawyers, office workers and veterans worked side by side for the day as volunteers planting fruit trees…

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Apr. 202017

Grant will help foundation help Immokalee’s youngest readers

Florida Weekly

True to its name, the Naples Children & Education Foundation recently awarded $200,000 for children’s education to The Immokalee Foundation. The grant was among the awards given to local charities and long-term initiatives for underprivileged…

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Apr. 112017

Request for Proposal – Public and Media Relations

The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF), seeks professional public relations services. Background: The Naples Winter Wine Festival is a premier event, bringing together renowned vintners and…

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Apr. 062017

Matching skills with her beliefs for the NCEF

Florida Weekly

Maria Jimenez-Lara’s life’s work has corresponded perfectly with her personal beliefs. The CEO of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, Mrs. Jimenez- Lara has spent almost her entire 25-year professional career working for nonprofit organizations.

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Mar. 302017

Wine festival awards $12.25 million in grants

Florida Weekly

Thirty-four of the most effective nonprofit organizations in Collier County, as well as five long-term strategic initiatives that fill fundamental gaps in children’s services here, received grants totaling more than $12.25 million as a result…

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Mar. 202017

Commentary: International support, community impact

Naples Daily News

The high-energy atmosphere and excitement that guests experience at the Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF) inspires a level of global giving that is unmatched by peer organizations. The festival provides one-of-a-kind experiences that attract philanthropists…

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Mar. 142017

Following a Thrilling Live Auction, Naples Children & Education Foundation Awards $12.25 Million to Support Collier County

Life In Naples
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Mar. 142017

2017 NCEF Grant Awards Ceremony


Grants were awarded to local non-profits at the 2017 NCEF Grant Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 13, 2017.

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