CFF News Archives

Thoughts on the 2020 Census

March 30 2018 • Mark Brewer, William J. Bodine and Beth Stipe

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“In Orlando, Fla., the Central Florida Foundation uses census data for its most critical grant making programs, such as permanent supportive housing, affordable housing, and impact funds.”

100 Women Strong Member Spotlight: Aldis Loreno

March 30 2018

{image:url:title} We recently had the opportunity to get to know one of 100 Women Strong’s members, Aldis Loreno. Learn more about her from our conversation below. Aldis was born in her hometown of Reykjavik, Iceland and came to the United States when she was just seven years old. She earned a...

EIGHT LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS VIE FOR $25,000 INVESTMENT DURING SOCIAL ENTERPRISE COMPETITION
Omnimodal Wins Local Accelerator’s Inaugural “Shark Tank”-Style Pitch Event

March 16 2018 • CFF Team

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. – (March 16, 2018) – In an effort to create positive change by nurturing local social entrepreneurs, Rally: The Social Enterprise Accelerator recently awarded a $25,000 investment to Omnimodal. The company will use the funds toward its mission of making public transportation easier for everyone. Omnimodal competed with...

CENTRAL FLORIDA FOUNDATION’S “100 WOMEN STRONG” ANNOUNCES GRANT TO EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF ORANGE COUNTY
New pilot program aims to prepare kids for success at Pine Hills child care centers

March 01 2018 • CFF Team

{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. (March 1, 2018) — A new pilot program aims to meet the social and emotional needs of young children in the Pine Hills community. The pilot program is supported by 100 Women Strong, a giving circle at Central Florida Foundation that focuses on empowering the lives of women...

How a “Giving Circle” Can Transform You Into a “Philanthroactivist”

March 01 2018 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title} Philanthropy comes in many shapes and sizes. In other words, there’s no one-size-fits all approach to giving — and that’s a good thing! It means that each and every one of us can support the causes we hold close to our hearts in the ways that are the most meaningful...

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