The Founders Fund, Inc. Announces 2012/13 Board of Trustees

The Founders Fund has selected Tom Lear as the new Chairman of the Board, continuing his years of service for the organization. - June 03, 2012

The Founders Fund Inc. Awards New Scholarships to 29 Collier County Students

After 20 years of providing college scholarships to high school seniors, The Founders Fund has increased the award money given out to 29 students in 2012. - May 22, 2012

The Founders Fund, Inc. Raises Over $340,000 for Scholarships

The biannual Ed Brennan Memorial Golf Tournament raised over $340,000 to help The Founders Fund continue to award collegescholarships to deserving Collier County students. - May 17, 2012

The Founders Fund, Inc. Holds 2012 High School Counselors Breakfast

11 guidance counselors from Collier County’s schools joined The Founders Fund members to share information about the graduating class at the Annual High School Counselor’s Breakfast. - February 15, 2012

The Founders Fund, Inc. Honored Past and Present Trustees at 2011 Scholars Luncheon

The Founders Fund celebrated 20 years of making a difference to the students of Collier County and honored those scholarship recipients at the 2011 Scholars Luncheon. - January 15, 2012

The Founders Fund, Inc. Awards $208,000 in College Scholarships Bringing 20 Year Total to Over Two Million Dollars

On the 20th anniversary of The Founders Fund, 26 students were awarded college scholarships, adding their names to the total 479 Collier County students who have received funds from the organization. - May 28, 2011

The Founders Fund, Inc. Holds Annual High School Counselors Breakfast for 2011 Scholarships

Collier County High School guidance counselors met with The Founders Fund members as the 2011 scholarship application process begins for graduating seniors. - March 03, 2011

Preferred Travel of Naples Presents Explore Your Dream Destinations to Benefit Founders Fund Scholarships

The Founders Fund’s 20th anniversary will be honored at Preferred Travel of Naples’ annual fundraising event as proceeds go to the scholarship granting organization. - January 26, 2011

The Founders Fund, Inc. Honors Scholarship Recipients at 2010 Annual Scholars Luncheon

41 students were in attendance at the end of the year luncheon to honor their achievements as Founders Fund scholarship recipients. - January 20, 2011

The Founders Fund, Inc. Completes Production of Mission Statement Video

The video includes footage from the Annual Scholarship Reception, giving viewers a closer look at the Collier County students receiving scholarships from The Founders Fund. - September 20, 2010

The Founders Fund, Inc. Announces 2010/2011 Board of Trustees

Sue McNaghten is appointed Chairman of the newly elected Board of Trustees for The Founders Fund, a non-profit organization that grants college scholarships to Collier County high schools' seniors. - August 29, 2010

The Founders Fund, Inc. Awards $208,000 in College Scholarships to 26 Collier County Students

26 Collier County students received Founders Fund college scholarships and recognition at the ice cream reception on May 4. - May 14, 2010

The Founders Fund, Inc. Honors Scholarship Recipients at Annual Luncheon

Students attending colleges located all over the United States came together as Founders Fund scholarship recipients to thank The Founders Fund members for helping them to continue their education. - January 08, 2010

The Founders Fund, Inc. Honors 2009 Scholarship Recipients

Students were invited to a reception in their honor as the latest, in a long line, of outstanding high school seniors who will be receiving a Founders Fund college scholarship beginning 2009. The Founders Fund, Inc., a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization, awarded 27 scholarships this... - May 14, 2009

The Founders Fund, Inc. Launches Website

The Founders Fund, Inc. is increasing its visibility and accessibility to Collier County High School scholarship applicants. The Naples-based charitable organization has launched its initial website, located online at in order to better serve its potential scholarship... - April 15, 2009

The Founders Fund, Inc. Holds Scholarship Breakfast with Collier County High School Guidance Counselors

The Founders Fund, Inc. held its annual High School Counselor breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 4th at the Club at Pelican Bay. The annual event was attended by a majority of Collier County High Schools and was aimed at gathering information about the number of anticipated graduates at each school, a... - February 13, 2009

The Founders Fund, Inc. Honors Scholarship Recipients

The Founders Fund, Inc. Holds Annual “Get Acquainted Luncheon” at the CLUB at Pelican Bay Honoring Scholarship Recipients of The Fund. - January 17, 2009

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