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Goodwill SWFL CEO selected as a top 30 Nonprofit Executive of 2021 by The Community Foundation
By: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
The Community Foundation, which was founded in Cape Coral, is one of Southwest Florida's most active grant-making charitable foundations, and considered the "voice and the choice" of Southwest Florida's 4,700 nonprofits which have a combined workforce of 32,500 employees and generate $3.6 billion in annual revenue.
"The nonprofit executives highlighted in The COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Power & Influence Top 30 Nonprofit Executives have distinguished themselves as initiators, innovators, and leaders. An important criteria of the list is that the honoree must be a working day-in, day-out executive. In many cases this year day-in, day-out was 24/7/365 and still going," states Michael Chatman, President & CEO of the Community Foundation.
Goodwill SWFL is a nonprofit organization committed to serving people with disabilities and disadvantages, and provides programs and services to support people and families in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. In 2020, nearly 25,000 unduplicated individuals we served in those counties. Their mission of providing life-changing opportunities toward independence for individuals with barriers continues. This year, Goodwill SWFL has increased upskilling and digital training services, expanded their full-day training program for adults with disabilities (Pathways to Opportunity)
When you donate and shop at Goodwill, you help generate the revenue needed to fund these programs and services. For more information about Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, visit www.goodwillswfl.org.
Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
Debra Donatto, Director of Communications