2022 Grant Recipients
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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)
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.
Provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children.
$55,000 – to purchase playground equipment
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Supports veterans and their families.
$40,000 – to the Veterans Helping Veterans program, providing capital
repairs to veteran’s homes.
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
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
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.