The Able Trust

The Able Trust: Creating opportunities for persons with disabilities

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, […]

The Able Trust Selected as Visit Orlando Magical Dining Beneficiary

Each year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining selects nonprofit organizations making an impact on the Orlando community to serve as a charity beneficiary. This year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining charity committee focused on identifying organizations supporting the Central Florida workforce. One dollar from every meal will benefit The Able Trust, an organization helping to expand employment opportunities […]

 Potential Talent Pool of 727,301 Job Seekers Could Help  Solve Florida’s Workforce Shortage 

 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 […]


The Able Trust and FloridaMakes, Inc. have formalized a strategic partnership to cross-promote and leverage each organization’s programs and services. This partnership is designed to raise awareness of workers with disabilities among Florida manufacturers while promoting FloridaMakes, Inc. among The Able Trust’s network of organizations committed to making Florida inclusive.


We are excited to announce that Donna Wright has joined The Able Trust as our new Director, Development & Marketing. Donna comes to us with a wealth of experience, beginning her career as a special education teacher and with a variety of business leadership roles including as COO at the Florida Chamber Foundation.