Social Services Grants

New bunk beds and mattresses at Coalition for the HomelessJobs Partnership Class in SW Orlando
$50,000 to LIFT Orlando to fund a program related investment for the purchase of land, closing costs, and demolition. www.liftorlando.org

$99,639.50 to Catholic Charities of Central Florida to fund a portion of the costs to add transitional housing to their existing assisted living facility for medically need homeless men and women. www.cflcc.org

$100,000 to Florida Real Estate Foundation to help construct the first three of six single-family home developments for low-to-moderate income disable veterans in the Heroes’ Commons at Jefferson Park.  www.orlandorealtorsfoundation.org

Heart Works

$54,000 for HeartWorks, a special initiative of Dr. Phillips Charities in partnership with St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Artworks and Orlando Museum of Art to serve as a catalyst to bring a unique understanding to the plight of children in conflict; and, more importantly, bring recognition and awareness to the agencies that work with these children.

$40,000 to The Salvation Army in two separate grants to contribute to the local holiday campaigns for 2015 and 2016. salvationarmyorlando.org

$170,000 to Jobs Partnership of Florida for their LifeWorks Expansion Plan to provide career training that opens career possibilities and connections to those unemployed, or underemplyed.  jobspartnershipfl.org

$120,400 to Harbor House of Central Florida to build a 2,855 square foot storage facility attached to the Paws For Peace Kennel, which will provide a safe place for those coming into shelter to store personal belongings and room for Harbor House to accept large in-kind donations of food and supplies, reducing the operating costs of the shelter. www.harborhousefl.com

Rendering of Storage Facility attached to Paws For Peace Kennel at Harbor House

$132,500 to the 2-1-1 Community Resources at Heart of Florida United Way to expand their Homeless Prevention and Re-housing for Veterans program. www.hfuw.org

$250,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to support construction of their new headquarters on Mercy Drive and name the Agency Mart Area of the Warehouse.  www.foodbankcentralflorida.org

$375,000 to Seniors First to renovate and equip their headquarters building at 3395 L. B. McLeod Road in Orlando, uniting staff in one location to operate programs and services more effectively and efficiently.  www.seniorsfirstinc.org

Grants featured are those for $15,000 or more made as of June 2017.
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