About The Foundation



Established in 1989, The Deering Estate Foundation is a community-based charitable 501(c) 3 Florida Corporation and is the philanthropic arm of the Deering Estate at Cutler. Our Board of Directors, members and volunteers are made up of a diverse group of business and community leaders who are dedicated advocates of the Estate and active supporters of education, research, cultural arts, restoration and preservation. Check out the "Preserving the Legacy" brochure!

The Deering Estate Foundation celebrated their 20th Anniversary on Saturday, November 14, 2009 by honoring their Founders. View photos from the Deering Estate Foundation's 20th Anniversary event!

Our Mission
To raise public awareness, outreach, understanding and the enjoyment of the Deering Estate at Cutler and to raise funds to support education, research, exhibits and collections, natural conservation and historical restoration and preservation.

Our Vision
The Deering Estate Foundation will be the premiere voice and perpetual partner of the Deering Estate at Cutler, providing the resources and support necessary to achieve and sustain national recognition as a diverse cultural and educational destination for future generations.

Executive Committee