50th Anniversary Signature Grants

Opportunity
PHOTO COURTESY OF BREAKTHROUGH MIAMI, AN OPPORTUNITY GRANT RECIPIENT

Unprecedented impact – a $1 million investment

More than 1,000 donors have taken ownership of their community and dedicated their philanthropic legacy to The Miami Foundation. Their generosity has allowed us to grant over $250 million to the people and efforts improving the lives of residents. This year, we’re making an unprecedented commitment to honor that history with a $1 million investment, celebrating our Legacy, creating Opportunity for residents, ensuring Miami’s Resiliency and fostering home-grown Creativity. It will provide resources to pivotal organizations with a legacy of innovation and success in both tackling Greater Miami’s most pressing challenges of the past and helping mold our prosperous future.

Legacy

On January 27th, we announced the first set of signature grant recipients, celebrating the legacy of the Foundation and its donors. These grantees were also among the Foundation’s first grant recipients. We’re pleased to honor the following organizations:


Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Miami

Children’s Home Society
Florida Memorial University
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and The Pap Corps: Champions for Cancer Research
Girl Scouts Council of Tropical Florida
Salvation Army
St. Alban’s Day Child Enrichment Center
The YWCA of Miami-Dade

Opportunity

On June 2nd, we announced the second set of signature grant recipients. We have invested in standout nonprofits creating the social and economic conditions and avenues needed for all residents to thrive. We’re pleased to honor the following organizations:

 

Breakthrough Miami
Carrfour Supportive Housing
Grameen America
Overtown Youth Center
Voices for Children

Click here to learn more about other ongoing grant opportunities at the Foundation.

RETURN TO 50TH ANNIVERSARY HOME
Elissa Vanaver, Tina Brown, Kim Abreu, Javier Alberto Soto, Jay Shapiro, Nelson Hincapie, Alberto Jaen, & Friend
FOUNDATION PRESIDENT AND CEO JAVIER ALBERTO SOTO STANDS WITH OPPORTUNITY GRANT RECIPIENTS