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Grant Recipients

Agencies eligible for capital needs funding are those that serve people in need in Indian River County and whose programs are directed towards meeting needs or assisting with issues related to food, shelter, disabilities, health, age, abuse or education.

2024 Grant Recipients


Serves people in need and creates hope in all stages of life.

$54,800 - to renovate playground and upgrade equipment            
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Elevates and promotes the highest quality early childhood development and education in Indian River County (IRC), focusing on economically challenged children and families.

$34,831 - to install an outdoor classroom
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Helps the kids most in need to become successful adults through a program of year-round basketball training and one-to-one academic mentoring.   

$63,200 to purchase a 15 person passenger van

Educates, inspires, and empowers all people to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being.

$50,000 to purchase outdoor AV and lighting systems

Provides education, experience and training in various cultural and performing arts, including music, drama, dance, and the vocal arts, for the youth of Gifford, (and neighboring Indian River County Communities), with a core focus on mastering stringed instruments.

$47,603 to purchase new instruments

Provide safe haven, mental health, preventative care and life skills for at-risk children and families.

$50,000 to renovate bathrooms at Hibiscus Village

Provides reliable free non-emergency transportation for both ambulatory and wheelchair bound Indian River County residents from/to their places of residence for medical and medically related appointments within the County.

$70,000 to purchase a new wheelchair van

Committing to improving education for all children and to get 90% of our students reading at grade level by 3rd grade so they can become literate, compassionate, creative citizens who will improve our world.

$40,000 to purchase furniture, reading nooks
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Delivers comprehensive and innovative learning opportunities to local adults seeking English language and literacy skills to achieve their goals.

$9,625 to upgrade office technology

Provides immediate access with no barriers to mental health care. “It’s Okay to Get Help!”®

$50,000 to purchase office equipment

Promotes independence and dignity in our community by providing services to older adults and transportation for all.

$84,000 to purchase a temperature controlled food truck for Meals on Wheels

Provides affordable, independent apartments to senior citizens on a limited income in an attractive, safe, and socially supportive environment.

$38,950 to re-route plumbing in residential building due to slab leaks

Reduces the impact of substance misuse and behavioral health disorders in Indian River County, through prevention, education, treatment, and recovery support.

 $34,815 to replace windows at homes used by residents of the Recovery Assistance Program 

The Arc supports and empowers individuals with special needs to achieve their life goals.

 $71,814 to replace the roof at day facilities
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Promotes the principles of alcohol addiction recovery using the 12 step program

$52,000 to install hurricane impact windows at AA meeting facility

Provides accessible, cost effective, high quality, comprehensive healthcare to all persons, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances.

$31,482 to purchase one dental chair and one orthopantomograph 2-D digital panoramic X-ray unit for Pediatric services

Educates, elevates, and empowers girls to be the best they can be.

$18,000 to purchase a surveillance safety system for buses transporting girls to and from programming

Prioritizes children’s mental health in our families, schools and communities through prevention, education and treatment.

$7,332 to purchase eye movement desensitization and reprocessing equipment for the General Mental Health Program at the IRC treatment center.

serve those in poverty by providing crisis care, case management, transformative education, food and household subsidy, employment training and placement, personal empowerment training and active referrals to other collaborative social service providers. 

$60,179 to upgrade UP Computer Lab

Access to Justice:  A public-private initiative that expands access to legal information and support in Indian River County.  

 $15,000 to add two program kiosks in Fellsmere and Sebastian

Provides support to Veterans and their families.

$60,000 funding for Veterans Helping Veterans, providing capital repairs to veterans homes

Provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing home health, hospice, and community health services.

$62,875 to install new fire door and nurse call system at Hospice House

Provides high-quality, caring, accessible healthcare services; adult and child, medical, mental, and oral health, to everyone.

$50,000 to purchase medical equipment and furnishings for new primary care and exam rooms              

Inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

$40,684 for safety upgrades to Sebastian Club.       
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