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 $249,365.00 Broward
The Science Center/WorkNet a three year grant for Ability Initiative Training Program $250,000.00 Pinellas
General Support for Employment Placement grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

Ark Nassau

 Employment Placement Services

$58,140.00

Nassau

Florida Chamber Foundation

Internship Project

$110,000.00

Statewide

Key Clubhouse of South Florida

Employment Initiative

$65,000.00

Miami-Dade

North Florida School for Special Education

Barkin’ Biscuits

$50,000.00

Duval

Quest Inc.

Project SEARCH at Florida Hospital

$65,000.00

Osceola

Vincent Academy

Founding of Employment Placement at the Academy

$54,000.00

Sarasota

Other grants
ORGANIZATION GRANT PURPOSE AMOUNT COUNTY SERVED

American Cancer Society

General Support

$2,500.00

Statewide

American Diabetes Association

General Support

$5,000.00

Duval

American Red Cross Northwest Florida Chapter

General Support

$2,500.00

Escambia

American’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend

General Support

$5,000.00

Leon

ARC Broward

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000.00

Broward

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

University of Miami, Research on Macular Degeneration

$15,000.00

Miami-Dade

Big Bend Hospice, Inc.

General Support

$2,600.00

Leon

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tallahassee

General Support

$2,500.00

Leon

Brain Injury Association of Florida, Inc.

General Support

$5,000.00

Statewide

Center for the Visually Impaired

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000.00

Volusia

The Dan Marino Foundation

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000.00

Broward

Elder Care Services, Inc.

General Support

$2,500.00

Leon

Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center

General Support

$25,000.00

Okaloosa

Florida Chamber Foundation

Research- Community Development Partnership

$50,000.00

Statewide

Florida Keys SPCA

General Support

$2,500.00

Monroe

Florida Philanthropic Network, Inc.

Membership Support

$3,400.00

Statewide

Florida Public Broadcasting Services, Inc.

Communications Campaign

$68,646.00

Statewide

Friends of Arrow Rock

Program Support

$7,000.00

Missouri

Habitat for Humanity International

General Support

$2,500.00

Okaloosa

Lighthouse Central Florida

Transportation Reimbursement Program

$24,000.00

Orange

Lighthouse of Collier County, Inc.

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000.00

Collier

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

Program Support

$2,500.00

Nationwide

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Services for Individuals with Macular Degeneration

$5,000.00

Miami-Dade

Muscular Dystrophy Association

General Support

$5,000.00

Leon

One Blood

General Support

$2,500.00

Statewide

Peak Grantmaking

Membership Support

$500.00

Nationwide

Ronald McDonald House Family Place

General Support

$2,500.00

Leon

United Way of Florida, Inc.

Children’s Week Support

$5,000.00

Statewide

WFSU

Underwriting Support for Capital Report

$22,960.00

Statewide

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

Ability 1st

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Gadsden, Leon, Wakulla

Arc Jacksonville

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Clay, Duval, St. Johns

Brevard Schools Foundation 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Brevard - Bayside & Heritage

Career Source Florida Crown Workforce Board, Inc. 

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Union

Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Polk

Center for Independent Living of Broward 

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

North Broward, South Broward

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

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

Community Haven for Children and Adults with Disabilities, Inc. 

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Manatee, Sarasota

Community Initiatives, Inc.

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Orange, Osceola, Seminole

Dyslexia Research Institute 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Gulf

Educational Foundation of Lake County

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Lake

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

North Orange, South Orange

Goodwill Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Escambia, Okaloosa

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee

Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc. 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Palm Beach

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

North Miami-Dade, South Miami-Dade

Madison County School Board

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Madison

Nassau County School District

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Nassau

Goodwill Mansota, Inc.

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Desoto

School District of Hillsborough County Technical and Career Education 

High School High Tech

$22,000.00

Hillsborough

Service Source/Abilities, Inc. 

High School High Tech

22,000.00 each

Pasco, Pinellas

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