Foundation of Collier County Medical Society
The mission of the Foundation of Collier County Medical Society is to provide support and leadership to programs that address access to healthcare and promote health education.
Donate to the Foundation
Join us in supporting the Foundation of CCMS and quality healthcare in our community. Your donations will help us provide scholarships for students pursuing careers in healthcare, support for health education programs, and funding for local healthcare programs in need.
NEW! Ask us about our endowment fund options! Email us, call 239-435-7727.
- Send or deliver your contribution to the Foundation of CCMS with the Printable/Faxable Donation Form, 88 12th St N, Unit 200, Naples FL 34102 or fax 239-435-7790;
- Click the “donate” button below to pay via credit card or PayPal (click on “add special instructions” to designate for specific funds as detailed on Donation Form);
- Join our email list to learn about our fundraisers;
- View our Year-End Giving Guide for donations made at the close of each year.
Thank you to our Donor Honor Roll
The Foundation of Collier County Medical Society, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) organization, State of Florida Registration No. CH38165. Tax ID No. 46-1391700. (A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.)
Foundation of CCMS offers two scholarship categories, The Dr. William Lascheid Memorial Scholarship for Medical Students, recognizing future physicians who demonstrate excellence in community service; and Foundation Healthcare Scholarships, for students enrolled or accepted into healthcare degree programs, awards based on need and academic performance. The Foundation awarded 4 scholarships in 2020, for a total of $22,000.
Florida residents who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply each spring. Applications are posted here during December/January and are due March 31st.
8th Annual Docs & Duffers Charity Golf Tournament
September 18, 2021
Bonita Bay Club Naples
We invite all the golfers, sponsors, prize donors, and volunteers to join us for our Foundation’s 8th Annual Docs & Duffers on September 18th at Bonita Bay Club Naples. Your support benefits scholarships for future medical professionals and funding to local healthcare programs in need. Exhibits, sponsorships, and underwriting opportunities are available. Stay tuned for more details, or please email us or call 239-435-7727.
Thank you to all who supported our 7th Annual Docs & Duffers Charity Golf Tournament!
This charitable event on April 7th was open to the public, and participants won bottles of wine and/or whiskey while helping support scholarships to future medical professionals and funding for local healthcare programs in need. We raised a gross revenue of nearly $4,000 with participation from 33 sponsors & participants, 97 entries, and 97 bottles given away, with a total worth of over $4,200. Wines/whiskeys or gift cards were donated by 18 donors, plus the Foundation was offered significant courtesy discounts to purchase wines for the pull. With your support, the Virtual Pull raised funds to cover one of our healthcare scholarships!
The board of directors of the Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 Foundation Healthcare Scholarship awards: MaryJo Bekhash, Sydney Record, and Yesenia Stephens. Each student will receive a $4,000 scholarship.
Registration is open for the 7th Annual “Docs and Duffers” charity golf tournament at Tiburón Golf Club on September 26th. Tee-off is at 8:45am, and includes an enjoyable day of golf, hosted refreshments, a variety of contests, and lunch.
The Foundation is pleased to announce that Lisvet Luceno, a Naples resident in the class of 2023 at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, is the winner of their 2020 Dr. William Lascheid Memorial Scholarship for Medical Students.