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Changing Lives One Scholarship at a Time | Sailfish Point Foundation

Posted on: March 2, 2022 | Read Time: 3 minutes

The Sailfish Point Foundation is one of Sailfish Point’s longest-running organizations. The Foundation keeps residents socially engaged within their surrounding community and demonstrates a generosity of spirit unmatched in the area. This Foundation has invested more than $6 million dollars into Martin County’s nonprofits, high school scholars, and other important causes. See how Members continue to show their commitment to quality of life both within the Sailfish Point gates and beyond.

History of The Sailfish Point Foundation

In 1999, the Sailfish Point Foundation was formed to provide scholarships to Sailfish Point’s employees, their dependents, and Martin County students. With a motto of “Changing Lives One Scholarship at a Time,” the Foundation hopes to help others achieve their potential through the scholarships they provide. Twenty-two years later, The Foundation remains dedicated to that vision. They have become the largest provider of scholarships within Martin County, awarding 1,500 individual scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools as well as local nonprofits. This generosity has made an impressive and lasting impact on the education of so many, opening doors that a young person might never have dreamed possible.

History of Sailfish Point Foundation
Sailfish Point Foundation Board Members

Supporting Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation works to promote confidence and courage in its young scholars, sharing in their success stories and mentoring them in the next step of their journey. Supporting the dreams and ambitions of students is a lifelong goal of the Sailfish Point Foundation.

“This generous community has made an impressive and lasting impact on so many, and these scholars have in return given us so much,” said Kathy Batterson, President of the Sailfish Point Foundation. “We know and touch our scholars. We monitor their progress. We share in their success. They become like family and seeing their smiles and hearing the joy in their voices lifts our hearts.”

Sailfish Point Foundation Scholar
Joseph Kneip, Sailfish Point Foundation Scholar

Connecting with Martin County

The Foundation also works to support nonprofit organizations within Martin County that focus on the educational success of children and teens. Every year, the Sailfish Point Foundation also funds ten scholarships annually for the Cleveland Clinic Martin Health Nursing Program, and six scholarships for Martin County’s Take Stock in Children program. During the pandemic, The Foundation also granted support to numerous organizations impacted by the virus, including The Boys and Girls Club, ARC of Martin County, Project Lift, and many more.

Events to raise money for Sailfish Point Foundation
Sailfish Point Foundation Members

Passionate Community Involvement

The Sailfish Point Foundation also emphasizes the importance of resident connection, hosting numerous events throughout the year for new and returning Members. Annual events include a new member cocktail party, donor appreciation golf and tennis events, and numerous galas throughout the year. These fun events not only connect residents but also act as fundraisers to ensure The Sailfish Foundation can continuously support the surrounding community.

Sailfish Point Community Involvement
Sailfish Point Foundation Members

An Unmatched Florida Community

From an active and involved membership to its luxurious setting just off Hutchinson Island, Sailfish Point is truly a one-of-a-kind community. Just a short drive away from the historic Downtown Stuart, residents are close to a plethora of local boutiques, restaurants, and events to explore year-round. Sailfish Point also benefits from its own private helipad, along with Stuart’s Witham Field and the Palm Beach International Airport to the south.

Discover an unmatched Florida Community

Sailfish Point offers 520 distinctive homes in an astounding array of living possibilities, including spacious beachfront properties, oceanfront condos, link-side villas, and townhomes with private boat docks. To learn more about the luxurious lifestyle offered at Sailfish Point and the wide variety of residential real estate available, visit SailfishPoint.com or contact the Sailfish Point Realty team at 772-225-6200.

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