Making a Difference

Smuggler’s Enterprises, Inc. Foundation’s commitment to Charlotte County is based on a simple principle:

It’s our corporate responsibility to
help prepare tomorrow’s leaders.

Contributing to the community matters to every resident who longs to see it prosper and grow. It matters to a country eager to succeed on an increasingly competitive world stage. And it matters to companies faced with the challenge of maintaining a knowledgeable and skilled workforce.

Our mission is to establish partnerships, which carry out community relations initiatives that align with corporate strategies and address the needs and interests of the community where we do business.

As a corporate neighbor, we think it’s our role to work with organizations and supporting programs through corporate philanthropy and community outreach.

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K-2 Comprehensive Literacy Framework

Charlotte Community Foundation and Smugglers Foundation Matching Fund Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Literacy Initiative!


Smuggler’s Enterprises Inc Foundation and Charlotte Community Foundation have partnered with Charlotte County Public Schools in providing all 155 K-2 Educators with classroom leveled libraries.


Classroom leveled libraries will be used daily during students’ 90 minute independent reading sessions. The books contain a variety of both fiction and nonfiction books. This provides students the opportunity to practice key reading strategies using leveled text at their independent reading levels with books they will enjoy.

15,500 books will be distributed benefitting nearly 3,000 CCPS K-2 Students!


Thanks to Smuggler’s Enterprises Inc Foundation $20,000 matching funds donation along with CCF’s $20,000 matching funds donation, every donation up to the first $40,000 will be matched Dollar-for-Dollar.

Example: $250 becomes $500, $500 becomes $1,000, etc.


If you would like to make a Tax-Deductible Donation to this very important Initiative, please send checks Payable to CCF K-2 Fund to:

Charlotte Community Foundation
227 Sullivan Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950


Visit our website at to make a donation through Pay Pal

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