50th Anniversary Signature Grants

PHOTO COURTESY OF GIRL SCOUTS OF TROPICAL FLORIDA, A LEGACY 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. In 2017, we made 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

Resiliency

On October 16th, we announced the third set of signature grant recipients. We have invested in nonprofits working actively to manage rapid growth, development and environmental challenges, and also strengthening the civic fabric that binds our community together. We’re pleased to honor the following organizations:

 

Catalyst Miami
CLEO Institute
Dade Heritage Trust
Florida International University Sea Level Rise Solutions Center
The Everglades Foundation
Miami Waterkeeper

Creativity

On November 29th, we announced the fourth set of signature grant recipients. We have invested in arts and culture organizations shaping our cultural, social and economic vitality, and that stand out for pushing their role and reach to produce experiences that create community. We are pleased to honor the following nonprofits:

 

Adrienne Arsht Center
Guitars Over Guns
Miami Book Fair
New World Symphony
O Cinema
Pérez Art Museum Miami

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

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FOUNDATION PRESIDENT AND CEO JAVIER ALBERTO SOTO STANDS WITH RESILIENCY GRANT RECIPIENTS
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