The Dr Phillips Foundation
The Phillips family’s kindness and keen passion for helping individuals in the community since the establishment of The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation in 1953 to support charitable needs in the Central Florida location. The Phillips felt that it was necessary to support programs that would correct the origins or causes of an issue, thus leading to the Foundation’s motto “to help others help themselves”.
The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation is a private foundation under the Internal Income Code. Together with Dr. Phillips Inc., The Dr. P. Phillips Foundation has made grants, pledges and program associated investments in extra of $150 million.
About Dr. Phillips Charities.
The Dr. Phillips name has been a major economic and philanthropic presence in the Central Florida neighborhood dating back to the turn of the 20th century. Dr. Phillips Charities honors the heritage of the Phillips household and its support of organizations that measure up to their motto.
Dr. Phillips Charities has a continuous commitment to support organizations in the Dr. Phillips community located in southwest Orange County where the Phillips household had substantial investments during their life time. The vision, effort and time of Dr. Philip Phillips and his kid Howard resulted in the Dr. Phillips neighborhood being the very first master-planned neighborhood in central Florida. The master plan identified sites for schools, and Dr. Phillips Charities made the land offered at below market value for the place of Dr. Phillips and Bay Meadows Elementary Schools, Southwest Intermediate school and a section of Dr. Phillips High School. Dr. Phillips Charities also constructed Dr. Phillips Primary school to the specs of the Orange County Public School System (OCPS) prior to the State of Florida concurred that population density in the location validated the requirement for a school, leasing it back to OCPS up until the State of Florida gave authoization to use tax dollars to buy it.
The master plan likewise offered other public facilities, medical centers, and parks and recreational amenities. Dr. Phillips Charities built and/or supplied land for many of these neighborhood possessions. Examples of the financial investment by Dr. Phillips Charities in the neighborhood are the Dr. Phillips Fire Station, the Dr. P. Phillips Medical facility, the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA Household Center, the Dr. Phillips Little League, the Dr. P. Phillips Neighborhood Park, the Southwest Library and the construction of the brand-new head office of Dr. Phillips Foundation at 7400 Dr. Phillips Boulevard.
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