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North Lee Community Foundation is place of connection, where generosity and community action meet to create powerful impacts improving the quality of life for all. We are is a donor-driven public foundation whose purpose is to improve the quality of life in Lee County through philanthropy. North Lee Community Foundation connects donors with their passions, fosters links between community organizations and convenes local leaders to promote the common good.


North Lee Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity created by generous local citizens. We build permanent charitable funds called endowments. Each endowment distributes a portion of its total fund balance in perpetuity—forever—to support a charitable purpose. Donations may be made to funds which address community needs and reflect a donors interests and personal philanthropic goals. North Lee Community Foundation acts as a broad umbrella, helping to grow many separate funds.


Currently, North Lee Community Foundation holds more than 80 different funds established by individuals, families, and nonprofit agencies to benefit Lee County. Since its founding in 2005, the foundation has served the needs of this area and the wishes of our donors through personalized service, financial stewardship, local expertise, and community leadership. North Lee Community Foundation seeks to make philanthropy easy and accessible for all by providing flexibility of giving options.

Roger R. Ricketts

Executive Director 



For more information the North Lee Community Foundation, please give us a call or send us a email.

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