The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, continues a long legacy of charitable commitment by the Efroymson family in central Indiana. The Efroymson Family Fund was established in 1998 by Dan and Lori Efroymson to promote the viability of communities and to date has awarded more than $120 million in grants to non-profit organizations in central Indiana and beyond. For more information visit efroymsonfamilyfund.org
The Efroymson Family has a passion for protecting the environment and they have a longstanding history of providing grants for beautification and land acquisition efforts for conservation purposes and community use.
Through an arrangement with the Pinellas Community Foundation, the Efroymson Family Fund has awarded a $250,000 closing grant to support the acquisition of the West Klosterman Preserve. The fund will provide the final $250,000 of the purchase price for the property when funds have been raised so that the Efroymson contribution will enable successful closure of the purchase transaction.
The Frank E. Duckwall Foundation is headquartered in Tampa. The foundation provides grants and assistance to organizations that are active in a wide range of philanthropic activities. Funding from the Duckwall Foundation has helped support medical research, arts and performance, maternity programs, college professorships, scholarships, environmental programs and much more. It has also played a vital role in supporting some of the most innovative and cross-disciplinary research on Florida history and studies.
The foundation was one of the first grants awarded to the WK Preservation Group when they awarded a direct grant of $7,500 in December 2020 to assist in the acquisition of the West Klosterman Preserve
The Clearwater Audubon Society takes an active interest in the traditional and forward-looking activities of the National Audubon Society, with a focus on putting the goals and vision of the society into local awareness and action.
Through an arrangement with the Pinellas Community Foundation, the Clearwater Audubon Society has provided a $2,500 grant to assist in the acquisition of the West Klosterman Preserve.
WK Preservation Group Inc. a Non-profit 501C3, was formed in 2020.