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 5 scholarships in 2021, for a total of $32,500.
Florida residents who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply each spring. Applications are posted here during December/January and are due March 31st.
We invite you to join us for our Fall 2021 Virtual Wine Pull Fundraiser, open to the public. Each entry wins a bottle of wine or gift card from Naples Wine Collection, valued at $50-$100 or more, while supporting scholarships to future medical professionals and support for local healthcare programs in need. Suggested donation is $75/entry or 3 entries for $200.* All wines will have at least a 90-point rating. The random “pull” takes place digitally starting Dec. 7th and winners will be notified via email with instructions on picking up their prizes. Register online by end of day Dec. 6th; or call (239) 435-7727 or email us. Thank you for your support!
Thank you to all the golfers, sponsors, prize donors, and volunteers who joined us for our Foundation’s 8th Annual Docs & Duffers on September 18th at Bonita Bay Club Naples. Your support helped us raise over $26,000, benefitting scholarships for future medical professionals and funding to local healthcare programs in need. To join us in thanking our sponsors, please visit our event webpage for a full list. For more information on our annual golf tournament, email us or call 239-435-7727.
Stay tuned for information on our 9th Annual Docs & Duffers, Fall 2022!
The Foundation of CCMS recently hosted its 7th Annual “Docs and Duffers” charity golf tournament at Tiburón Golf Club. This signature fundraising event took place September 26th and raised over $15,000 in net proceeds.
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.