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List Of Grants Archive

List of Grants for Fiscal Year 2011, starting July 2010

NORTH FLORIDA GRANTS:

Ability 1st
High School/High TechLeon$20,000
High School/High TechWakulla$20,000
Beacon College
Life Transition CoachLake$40,000
Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida
High School/High TechAlachua$20,000
High School/High TechRural Alachua$20,000
High School/High TechBradford$20,000
High School/High TechLevy$20,000
High School/High TechMarion$20,000
High School/High TechPutnam$20,000
Dyslexia Research Institute
High School/High TechGulf$20,000
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
Program SupportOkaloosa & Walton$1,592.60
Florida Crown Workforce Board, Inc.
High School/High TechGilchrist$20,000
High School/High TechUnion$20,000
High School/High TechDixie$20,000
High School/High TechColumbia$20,000
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.
High School/High TechBaker$20,000
High School/High TechClay$20,000
High School/High TechDuval$20,000
High School/High TechNassau$20,000
High School/High TechSt. Johns$20,000
Lighthouse of the Big Bend
Services for Individuals with Macular DegenerationLeon Franklin Gadsden Hamilton Jefferson Lafayette Liberty Madison Suwanee, Wakulla & Taylor$2,115.27
Madison Cty School Board
High School/High TechMadison$20,000
Taylor County School District
High School/High TechTaylor$20,000
Workforce Development Board of Okaloosa and Walton Counties
High School/High TechOkaloosa$20,000

CENTRAL FLORIDA GRANTS:

Brevard Schools Foundation
High School/High TechBrevard$20,000
High School/High Tech Palm BayBrevard$20,000
Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida
Second Year funding of Promoting Inclusion and Partnerships between Rural Employers and Qualified Job Seekers with DisabilitiesCitrus$34,540
Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc.
Be a Hero - Hire a HeroOrange, Osceola & Seminole$30,000
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools
High School/High TechOrange$20,000
School District of Hillsborough County Technical and Career Education
High School/High TechHillsborough$20,000
Service Source/Abilities, Inc.
Warrior Bridge – FloridaHillsborough & Pinellas$30,000
High School/High TechPinellas$20,000

SOUTH FLORIDA GRANTS:

Achievement & Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. ARC Broward, Inc.
Culinary InstituteBroward$40,000
Center for Independent Living of Broward
High School/High TechBroward$20,000
Center for Independent Living of South Florida
INVEST (Innovate & Navigate Veterans Employment via Support & Training)Dade$40,000
Community Haven for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Inc.
High School/High TechManatee$20,000
High School/High TechSarasota$20,000
Goodwill Foundation
Good Partner Coach ProgramManatee Sarasota Hardee & DeSoto$32,500
Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc.
High School/High TechCharlotte$20,000
High School/High TechLee$20,000
High School/High TechGlades & Hendry$20,000
Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc.
High School/High TechPalm Beach$20,000
Lighthouse of Broward County, Inc.
Job Readiness and Entrepreneurship ProgramBroward$34,035
Lighthouse of Collier, Inc.
Services for Individuals with Macular DegenerationCollier$2,000
The Key Clubhouse of South Florida
The Key Clubhouse of South FloridaDade$32,500

OTHER GRANTS:

Friends of Arrow Rock
Preservation of Arrow RockKansas$530.86
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Research on Macular DegenerationMiami-Dade$4,115.27
Council on Foundations
SupportNationwide$1,731
Florida Chamber Foundation
SupportStatewide$5,000

List of Grants for Fiscal Year 2010, starting July 2009

Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation
Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation will receive $28,498 for the Employer Sensitivity and Awareness Training, to provide disability sensitivity to employers located in Pasco and Hernando counties to facilitate the placement and job retention rate for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwest Florida Job Squad, Inc.
The Southwest Florida Job Squad, Inc. will receive $45,000 for Employment Services, to provide for Employment Specialists to assist individuals with disabilities in a five county (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry) area of southwest Florida.

Visual Innovations & Solutions
Visual Innovations & Solutions will receive $11,000 for Empowering People with Disabilities Through Adaptive Technology for Employment, to provide assistance in gaining access and training in adaptive technology to assist individuals with disabilities in being successful in employment in Volusia county.

Personnel Development Services
Personnel Development Services will receive $36,585 for Workforce Introduction Training - WIT, to provide for intensive employment skills training for students with disabilities in Taylor, Madison and Jefferson counties of rural north Florida.

Epilepsy Services of West Central Florida
Epilepsy Services of West Central Florida will receive $40,800 for Epilepsy Employment Opportunity Program, to provide employment placement services to individuals with epilepsy in Polk, Hardee, Hillsborough and Highland counties in south central Florida.

Florida Outreach Center for the Blind, Inc.
Florida Outreach Center for the Blind, Inc. will receive $34,994 for Teaching the Skills to Place the Blind on a Career Path, to provide employment skills training encompassing adaptive equipment, mobility instruction and computer training for individuals with visual impairment in Palm Beach county.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc. will receive $28,000 for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employment Success, for a program providing a communication class for individuals and their co-workers to assist the deaf and hard of hearing individuals in being successful in employment in Pasco and Hernando counties.

The following organizations each received a $20,000 grant to implement the continuation of the High School/High Tech program which is designed to provide high school students with all types of disabilities the opportunity to explore jobs or postsecondary education leading to technology- related careers. HS/HT links youth to a broad range of academic, career development and experiential resources and experiences that will enable them to meet the demands of the 21st century workforce. HS/HT is a community-based partnership made up of students, parents and caregivers, businesses, educators and rehabilitation professionals. It has been shown to reduce the high school dropout rate and increase the overall self-esteem of participating students.

Gainesville Area HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central Florida
Alachua County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central Florida
Baker County HS/HTIndependent Living Resource Center of Northeast FL
Bradford County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central Florida
Bevard County HS/HTBrevard Schools Foundation
Palm Bay HS/HTBrevard Schools Foundation
Broward County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of Broward
Clay County HS/HTIndependent Living Resource Center of Northeast FL
Columbia County HS/HTFlorida Crown Workforce Development Board
Dixie County HS/HTFlorida Crown Workforce Development Board
Duval County HS/HTIndependent Living Resource Center of Northeast FL
Escambia County HS/HTPensacola Penwheels
Gilchrist County HS/HTFlorida Crown Workforce Development Board
Gulf County HS/HTDyslexia Research Institute
Hendry/Glades Cty HS/HTGoodwill Industries of SW FL
Hillsborough County HS/HTHillsborough Cty Technical & Career Education
Lake County HS/HTUnited Cerebral Palsy of East Central Florida
Lee County HS/HTGoodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
Leon County HS/HTAbility 1st
Levy County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central FL
Madison County HS/HTMadison County School Board
Manatee County HS/HTCommunity Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities
Marion County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central FL
Nassau County HS/HTIndependent Living Resource Center of Northeast FL
Okaloosa County HS/HTWorkforce Development Board of Okaloosa & Walton
Orange County HS/HTOrange County Public Schools
Palm Beach County HS/HTGulfstream Goodwill Industries
Pinellas County HS/HTAbilities of Florida, Inc.
Putnam County HS/HTCenter for Independent Living of North Central FL
Santa Rosa County HS/HTPensacola Penwheels
Sarasota County HS/HTCommunity Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities
St. Johns County HS/HTIndependent Living Resource Center of Northeast FL
Taylor County HS/HTTaylor County School Board
Union County HS/HTFlorida Crown Workforce Development Board
Wakulla County HS/HTAbility 1st

Over $280,000 Awarded in Grants During the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008

The Able Trust recently awarded $284,756 in grant funds during the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 to eight nonprofit agencies across the state of Florida. Grants will assist these organizations with implementing programs to employ individuals with disabilities. The awarded agencies are as follows:

Over $370,000 Awarded in Grants During the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2007

The Able Trust recently awarded $374,832 in grants during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2007 to nine nonprofit agencies across the state of Florida. Grants will assist these organizations with the employment of people with disabilities. The awarded agencies are as follows:

Over $520,000 Awarded in Grants During the First and Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2007

During the first and second quarter of Fiscal Year 2007, The Able Trust awarded more than $520,000 to non-profit agencies across the state of Florida. These awarded grants will assist more than 15 nonprofit organizations with the employment of people with disabilities. During the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2007, The Able Trust awarded $257,092 in grants to eight nonprofit agencies. During the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2007, The Able Trust awarded $263,487 to seven nonprofit agencies. In turn, The Able Trust has awarded more than $2 million in grants for the 2006 calendar year.

The Able Trust awarded grant funding to the following agencies during the first quarter of the 2007 Fiscal Year:

The Able Trust awarded grant funding to the following agencies during the second quarter of the 2007 Fiscal Year:

The Able Trust Awards $245,647 In Grants During The Fourth Quarter Of Fiscal Year 2006

The Able Trust recently awarded $245,647 in grants during the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2006 to seven nonprofit agencies across the state of Florida. Grants will assist in the employment of people with disabilities. The following agencies received funding for their programs:

Second and Third Quarter Grant Awards Total Over $640,000

The Able Trust awarded grants to six agencies totaling $306,651 during the third quarter for Fiscal Year 2006. These grants will be used to develop or expand programs geared toward employing people with disabilities.

The Able Trust Awards Over $330,000 In Grants For Second Quarter OF Fiscal Year 2006

The Able Trust recently awarded ten agencies around the state of Florida with grant funding totaling $337,166 for the second quarter of fiscal year 2006. These grants will be used to develop programs geared toward employing people with disabilities. The awarded agencies are as follow:

The Able Trust Begins First Quarter Of FY 06 With $305,048 In Grant Awards

The Able Trust recently awarded ten agencies around the state of Florida with grant funding totaling more than $305,000 for the first quarter of fiscal year 2006. These grants will be used to develop programs geared toward employing people with disabilities. The awarded agencies are as follow:

The Able Trust Makes Grant Awards to Help Floridians with Disabilities Enter the Workforce

Seven Nonprofit Agencies Receive over $300,000 to Provide Employment Services

The Able Trust recently awarded $307,436 in grants during the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2005. These grants were made to seven nonprofit agencies and one individual to assist with the employment of Floridians with disabilities. The following agencies received grant awards for these purposes:

The Able Trust Announces Third Quarter Grant Awards

During the third quarter of the 2005 fiscal year, The Able Trust awarded $330,669 to ten nonprofit agencies across Florida. The money awarded will help fund these organizations who have implemented programs and positions geared toward employing people with disabilities.

The following agencies received funding from The Able Trust:

The Able Trust Awards Over $465,000 In Grants To Begin 2005 Fiscal Year

During the first quarter of fiscal year 2005, The Able Trust granted $465,396 to thirteen non-profit agencies across the state of Florida. The money awarded will assist these organizations with the employment of people with disabilities. These agencies received funding from The Able Trust:

The Able Trust Awards Over $375,000 In Grants To End Its Fiscal Year 2004

The Able Trust recently awarded $376,165 in grants during the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2004 to eight nonprofit agencies across the state of Florida. Grants will assist these organizations with the employment of people with disabilities. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

The Able Trust Announces Third Quarter Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2004

The Able Trust recently awarded $312,653in grants to nine nonprofit agencies in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

The Able Trust Announces Second Quarter Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2004

The Able Trust recently awarded $363,745 in grants to eight agencies and one individual for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2004. Grants were awarded to these agencies for the following purposes:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004

The Able Trust recently awarded $396,914 in grants to eleven nonprofit agencies across the State of Florida to assist with the employment of people with disabilities. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003

The Able Trust recently awarded $405,300 in grants to ten organizations to help with the employment of people with disabilities. These organizations received funding for the following projects:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003

The Able Trust recently awarded $191,640 in grants to five nonprofit agencies in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003

The Able Trust recently awarded $357,655 in grants to nine nonprofit agencies and two individuals in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002

The Able Trust recently awarded $336,870 in grants to eight nonprofit agencies in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002

The Able Trust recently awarded $235,071 in grants to five nonprofit agencies and five individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002

The Able Trust recently awarded $389,514 in grants to eleven nonprofit agencies and two individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES GRANT AWARDS FOR FIRST QUARTER/FISCAL YEAR 2002

The Able Trust recently awarded $533,659 in grants to thirteen nonprofit agencies and three individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001

The Able Trust recently awarded $299,237 in grants to seven nonprofit agencies and five individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001

The Able Trust recently awarded $173, 706 in grants to five nonprofit agencies and two individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following programs:

THE ABLE TRUST ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER GRANT AWARDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001

The Able Trust recently awarded $428,299 in grants to ten nonprofit agencies and five individuals with disabilities in Florida for employment-related purposes. These agencies received funding for the following purposes:

The Able Trust Makes Awards for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year '99

The Able Trust awarded $87,057 in grants to agencies and individuals during the first quarter of the 1999 fiscal year.

These Florida-based agencies received grants in the following amounts and for the following purposes: Brain Injury Association, Broward and Manatee Counties, in the amount of $30,951 for an employment support program for persons with traumatic brain injury; CARC, Advocates for Persons with Disabilities, Columbia County, in the amount of $35,000 for funds to support a job placement program for persons with disabilities; Florida Center for the Blind, North Central Counties, in the amount of $3,275 for support of a Technology Fair incorporating employers, job-ready individuals and different technologies available for job accommodations; and Pine Castle, Inc., Duval County, in the amount of $7,500 for marketing funds to increase employer's awareness of Pine Castle's supported employment program.