FY 2017 Grants

Strategic Employment Placement grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

Susan B Anthony Recovery Center

A three-year grant for The Readiness for Employment and Placement Program $249,365 Broward
The Science Center/WorkNet A three-year grant for Ability Initiative Training Program $250,000 Pinellas
General Support for Employment Placement grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

Ark Nassau

Employment Placement Services

$58,140

Nassau

Florida Chamber Foundation

Internship Project

$110,000

Statewide

Key Clubhouse of South Florida

Employment Initiative

$65,000

Miami-Dade

North Florida School for Special Education

Barkin’ Biscuits

$50,000

Duval

Quest Inc.

Project SEARCH at Florida Hospital

$65,000

Osceola

Vincent Academy

Founding of Employment Placement at the Academy

$54,000

Sarasota

Other grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

American Cancer Society

General Support

$2,500

Statewide

American Diabetes Association

General Support

$5,000

Duval

American Red Cross Northwest Florida Chapter

General Support

$2,500

Escambia

American’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend

General Support

$5,000

Leon

ARC Broward

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000

Broward

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

University of Miami, Research on Macular Degeneration

$15,000

Miami-Dade

Big Bend Hospice, Inc.

General Support

$2,600

Leon

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tallahassee

General Support

$2,500

Leon

Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.

General Support

$5,000

Statewide

Center for the Visually Impaired

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000

Volusia

The Dan Marino Foundation

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000

Broward

Elder Care Services, Inc.

General Support

$2,500

Leon

Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center

General Support

$25,000

Okaloosa

Florida Chamber Foundation

Research- Community Development Partnership

$50,000

Statewide

Florida Keys SPCA

General Support

$2,500

Monroe

Florida Philanthropic Network, Inc.

Membership Support

$3,400

Statewide

Florida Public Broadcasting Services, Inc.

Communications Campaign

$68,646

Statewide

Friends of Arrow Rock

Program Support

$7,000

Missouri

Habitat for Humanity International

General Support

$2,500

Okaloosa

Lighthouse Central Florida

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000

Orange

Lighthouse of Collier County, Inc.

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000

Collier

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

Program Support

$2,500

Nationwide

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000

Miami-Dade

Muscular Dystrophy Association

General Support

$5,000

Leon

One Blood

General Support

$2,500

Statewide

Peak Grantmaking

Membership Support

$500

Nationwide

Ronald McDonald House Family Place

General Support

$2,500

Leon

United Way of Florida, Inc.

Children’s Week Support

$5,000

Statewide

WFSU

Underwriting Support for Capital Report

$22,960

Statewide

High School High Tech program grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

Ability 1st

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Gadsden, Leon, Wakulla

Arc Jacksonville

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Clay, Duval, St. Johns

Brevard Schools Foundation 

High School High Tech

$22,000

Brevard - Bayside & Heritage

Career Source Florida Crown Workforce Board, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Union

Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000

Polk

Center for Independent Living of Broward 

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

North Broward, South Broward

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Alachua, Rural Alachua, Bradford, Levy, Madison, Putnam

Community Haven for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Manatee, Sarasota

Community Initiatives, Inc.

High School High Tech

$22,000

Orange, Osceola, Seminole

Dyslexia Research Institute 

High School High Tech

$22,000

Gulf

Educational Foundation of Lake County

High School High Tech

$22,000

Lake

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools 

High School High Tech

$22,000

North Orange, South Orange

Goodwill Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Escambia, Okaloosa

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000

Palm Beach

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

North Miami-Dade, South Miami-Dade

Madison County School Board

High School High Tech

$22,000

Madison

Nassau County School District

High School High Tech

$22,000

Nassau

Goodwill Mansota, Inc.

High School High Tech

$22,000

Desoto

School District of Hillsborough County Technical and Career Education 

High School High Tech

$22,000

Hillsborough

Service Source/Abilities, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000 each

Pasco, Pinellas

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