CFF News Archives

Grant helps youth aging out of foster care take next steps to adulthood

October 03 2015

{image:url:title} Many young adults are fortunate. They have at least one trusted adult who would help them financially if needed, visit them in the hospital if they were injured or ill or give them a safe place to stay. They’ve had parents or relatives who taught them how to balance a...

A Central Florida Foundation Grant Gives Students Tools to Achieve Educational Success

July 25 2015

{image:url:title} Children with motor disabilities resulting from cerebral palsy and other conditions are getting a boost in reaching their educational goals, thanks to a $12,000 grant awarded by the Central Florida Foundation to the Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO). CECO used the grant to purchase 10 laptops and five desktop...

Central Florida Perspective: Elizabeth Brothers

April 03 2015

{image:url:title} Elizabeth Brothers is one of the earliest voices on philanthropy in the Central Florida community. Her passion started at an early age and she remembers her parents being involved with their church and her father was part of the veteran’s organization that collected used toys and made them like new....

Meet Lucas Hernandez

January 06 2015

{image:url:title} Last year Lucas Hernandez took the “Impact Investing” class at Rollins College and was able to learn about and practice grant-making first hand, including making a presentation to our board of directors. (Read more about our Winter Park Community Foundation affiliate’s partnership with Rollins here). Recently we had the opportunity...

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