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.
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
St. Alban’s Day Child Enrichment Center
The YWCA of Miami-Dade
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:
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:
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:
Click here to learn more about other ongoing grant opportunities at the Foundation.