Total Amount Awarded this Cycle $2,448,700
Boys & Girls Club of Manatee County
Healthy Eats is a hands-on program led by a full-time staff professional chef, focusing on the identification and preparation of healthy nutritious foods. Funding enables expansion of the program in quality and quantity to all six club sites.
Easter Seals of Southwest Florida
Provides access to critically needed speech, physical, behavioral and occupational therapy to clients age 0-18 to avoid summer slide in skill development.
Forty Carrots Family Center
Supports Partners in Play, a program building resiliency in children, developing protective factors in families, and supporting early learning while empowering caregivers as their child’s first and most important teacher.
Children’s Guardian Fund
Provides funding for items outside of daily needs the are essential to a child’s social and emotional well being.
Healthy Teens Coalition
Increases and solidifies capacity enabling them to expand their program to engage the maximum number of teens possible.
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the Suncoast
Supports Camp Mariposa, and addiction prevention program for youth impacted by a family member’s substance abuse disorder. The camp is offered to youth ages 9-17 free of charge and includes therapeutic support at once monthly camps.
Manatee County Historical Commission
Addresses the need to fix the roof of the 1887 church, the catalyst for the formation of the Manatee Village Historical Park.
Manatee Education Foundation Inc
Funds the expansion of the Manatee County community partnership school to Daughtery Elementary school. The program involves utilizing community partners to provide wrap around services to students and their caregivers, giving them the opportunity to achieve their potential.
Manatee Literacy Council
Provides operational and salary support to expand program offerings and increase fundraising opportunities .
Mote Marine Laboratory
Third year of a five year pledge to provide support for the new Mote Marine facility that will offer free access for low income Manatee County students.
New College Foundation
Marketing and scholarship support targeting Manatee County students for enrollment.
Reflections of Manatee, Inc
Support for the conservation and restoration of three historic buildings in the museum complex. Primarily it will fund restoration of windows in the buildings in accordance wiith the National Register of Historic Places.
State College of Florida Foundation
Provides out come driven, educational opportunities for nurses to prepare them to enter the workforce in our community.
Take Stock in Children of Manatee County
Supports scholarships and mentoring support services for high achieving students who face financial challenges in pursuing higher education opportunities.
The Roskamp Institute
Supplies items for graduate students in the Neuroscience Ph.D. program with laboratory supplies for research.
Turning Points (CCH)
Assists in providing salaries for pharmacy and operations personnel, as well as funding for Open Door operations
UF Foundation – UF College of Medicine
Provides funding to conduct scientific research of gastrointestinal diseases.
United Way Suncoast
Supports the Big Plan, providing school readiness programs for kindergarten and removing barriers to create equitable access and financial stability for ALICE families.