The Able Trust is pleased to have been selected to receive a $1,000 grant from the Capital City Bank Group Foundation to support programs such as High School High Tech. Capital City Bank Group Foundation is a non-profit organization designed to invest in those initiatives we believe contribute to building a strong community. Thank […]
The Able Trust is pleased to have been selected as one of ten recipients of the Community Foundation of North Florida’s Share Your Story Video Challenge Grant. Thank you to the Community Foundation of North Florida and Prime Meridian Bank! We are so grateful for your support of Florida High School High Tech. Watch the […]
The voting results are in and The Able Trust is the second place winner of the CareSource Foundation Challenge Grant. The award is a grant of $20,000 that will be used for the High School High Tech program. High School High Tech (HSHT) provides high school students with all types of disabilities the opportunity to […]
The Florida SBDC Network and The Able Trust have formalized a strategic partnership to strengthen the small business community through training and education on the availability and expertise of persons with disabilities in the workforce. Both the Florida SBDC and The Able Trust will work together with the primary goal of supporting the small business […]
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of five members to the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation Board of Directors. We are excited about the addition of Bethany McAlister and Stephanie Westerman, and the reappointment of Laurie Sallarulo, Mavara Agrawal, and Chip Byers. For information, click here.
The Able Trust has been fortunate this year to work with partners, employers and community leaders around the state. The research, presentations, publications, training and resources are all designed to help expand disability employment in Florida. Watch this video recap to see a few highlights.
Visit Orlando today announced the donation of $186,805 to The Able Trust as the recipient of the Magical Dining program. The check presentation was made during the Visit Orlando Year End Celebration. The Able Trust is honored to have been selected by Visit Orlando. Our High School High Tech program helps participating students with disabilities see […]
Tallahassee Democrat Op-Ed Allison Chase Your TurnSeptember 30, 2022 Many young people dream about what career they’ll go into. In Melisa Lewis’s case, it was healthcare and she refused to let her auditory processing deficit and hearing loss keep her from achieving that dream. Melisa participated in The Able Trust’s High School High Tech program, […]
NEWS RELEASE June 30, 2022 CONTACT Tracey Lowe Strategic Communications Director 850-212-8438 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 30, 2022) – New research released today by The Able Trust shows more than 700,000 persons with disabilities in Florida could help ease the state’s workforce shortage. This new report entitled Solving Florida’s Labor Shortage: The Hidden Solution indicates that while more job seekers […]
My son Richard was diagnosed with high functioning autism at the end of his kindergarten year, and our life changed. Academically, Richard did very well but socially…