Frederick McCarthy

Palm Beach, FL

A generous contributor to a variety of charities and organizations, Frederick McCarthy leads his family’s altruistic efforts as the head of the McCarthy Family Foundation in West Palm Beach, Florida. Since its inception in 1988, The Foundation has concentrated on helping people in need and is currently focusing on four strategic areas. On behalf of the McCarthy Family Foundation, Frederick McCarthy is currently considering grant proposals for projects related to children and education, equality of opportunity, religion and tolerance, and health and wellness.

Over the years, the Foundation has been a major contributor to organizations involved in research and treatment for various forms of cancer, with a percentage of the McCarthy Family Foundation’s donations going to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The Foundation also supports the wellness initiative, STEP, Inc., which works for the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse. Most recently, Frederick McCarthy has actively sought funds for the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County. Frederick McCarthy takes pride in his consistent philanthropic pursuits. The recipient of an MBA from the prestigious Harvard Business School, Frederick McCarthy spent many years working in leadership positions with well-known companies. Philanthropy has always been a significant part of Frederick McCarthy’s personal financial goals.

Fredrick McCarthy and his colleagues have made considerable contributions to organizations such as The Partnership and the Robert A. Toigo Foundation, helping to increase job opportunities for minorities in finance. Additionally, the Foundation aided in the launch a venture capital firm supporting minority- and women-run businesses. Forming trusted relationships over the years, the McCarthy Family Foundation has made great strides in the improvement of educational, medical, and social conditions in areas including Ireland, Africa, and the United States.

  • Work
    • Frederick W. McCarthy Family Foundation
  • Education
    • Harvard University