2022 Grant Recipients

John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Provides one to one mentoring relationships to support the social and emotional development needed to build resilience and foster the well-being of children in Indian River County.

$25,000 – to purchase a Resilience Gazebo that will serve as an outdoor enhanced learning structure
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Opened in January 2014 as the only transformational shelter for homeless and at-risk men of Indian River County.

$50,000 – to purchase a complete renovation of the parking lot, drainage and main entrance
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Transitional Living Program offers safe and stable housing along with life skills for 18-21-year-old young adults from the Treasure Coast who are leaving the State of Florida Foster Care System.

$15,300 – to purchase a generator for their Transitional Living Program building
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Strives to prevent and end homelessness on the Treasure Coast by supporting the development and acquisition of affordable housing.

$200,000 – McCabe Leadership Grant (click here for details)
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Helps those most in need to STET program of year-round basketball and one-to-one academic mentoring.

$50,000 – to purchase fireproof windows in the second-floor study center
John’s Island Grant Recipient

A non-profit organization devoted to improving the quality of life for Veterans, First Responders, and other individuals suffering from PTSD through training service dogs and operating an off-leash dog park.

$20,000 – to purchase a generator for current PTSD Service Dog Training Center
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Helps to transition at-risk individuals and families from poverty to self-sufficiency through our agency programs and public/private partnerships.

$48,000 – to purchase new playground equipment, sunshade and artificial turf layers base for Douglas Head Start Playground in Wabasso
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Offers quality programs for children of all ages that will develop self-esteem, teach character, encourage each individual to reach his or her ultimate potential, and nurtures partnerships with various community entities in Gifford and the surrounding municipalities of Indian River County.

$50,000 – to purchase hurricane impact windows
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides safe shelter for abused, abandoned or neglected children through prevention, early intervention, and advocacy services within quality residential, assessment, and recovery programs.

$45,000 – for roof replacement
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Provides safe shelter, food and employment services for homeless families and acts as an avenue to self-sufficiency.

$21,000 - for roof repairs on the Administrative building and a food warming table for the community kitchen.
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides free non-emergency transportation for ambulatory and wheelchair passengers from their places of residence to and from medical facilities throughout Indian River County.

$25,000 – to purchase vehicle for transporting ambulatory passengers
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Provides resources, education and help with planning from pregnancy, labor, delivery and developmental milestones for a smooth transition to motherhood and family well-being.

$20,000 – to purchase a safe convenient storage facility
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides mental health services for all ages and income levels.

$48,000 – to purchase generator, security system, kitchen fixtures and furnishings for their Drop-in Center
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides a continuum of care for mental health made up of private and public funders, mental health providers and individuals who work in collaboration to increase access, decrease duplication, and facilitate community wide support of mental health issues.

$8,000 – to purchase computer equipment (Grant is given in memory of Ellie McCabe)
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Opens doors to opportunities through quality childcare and education from the crib to high school and beyond.

$48,500 – to purchase playground equipment and acoustical panels in 4 classrooms for Whispering Pines Center in Fellsmere.
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children.

$55,000 – to purchase playground equipment
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides transitional housing for homeless families living in Indian River County; Samaritan Center, a program of Catholic Charities, has assisted more than 650 families, 1,000 children and 1,850 individuals since 1992.

$20,000 – for security enhancements to make the Center safer for clients, staff and volunteers
John’s Island Grant Recipient

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

$50,000 – to purchase retractable awnings for the housing, day away facilities and the meals-on-wheels pick up stations in Vero Beach and Sebastian
John’s Island Grant Recipient

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

$43,000 – towards replacing 11 windows and 3 doors with energy efficient, hurricane impact windows and doors and 2 wall air conditioners and security cameras
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Provides quality mental health care for the residents of the Treasure Coast.

$16,054 – to purchase office furniture, refrigerator, electric door opener, children's games
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A non-profit, independent, outpatient rehabilitation center, providing quality services children, seniors and veterans living on the Treasure Coast since 1953.

$27,500 – to purchase HVAC system
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Offers comprehensive programs that provide hope and support every day to special needs individuals and their families.

$75,000 – to purchase a new Pavilion at the West Campus to be utilized for their Day Program
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Serves 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.

$50,000 – to purchase technology equipment to enable remote class participation
John’s Island Grant Recipient

Supports veterans and their families.

$40,000 – to the Veterans Helping Veterans program, providing capital
repairs to veteran’s homes.
John’s Island Grant Recipient

The longest running mentoring program in Indian River County, providing positive adult role models for children from low-income and single parent families since 1973.

$47,924 – for a 15-passenger van for student transportation
John's Island Foundation Grant Recipient

Offers free sailing instruction to kids of all backgrounds, engaging them in a safe, fun and social activity while challenging them to be responsible and confident.

$20,000 – for 3 Hobie Catamarans for special needs and beginner elementary sailors
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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 children’s education.