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Scholarship Applications Now Open

January 31 2019 • Daisy C. Franklin, MSW

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} Central Florida Foundation invites students in Central Florida to apply for a variety of scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. To get started, complete the eligibility quiz to determine which scholarships you’re able to apply for. Applications are due by February 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Find more details on the...

The 49 Fund at Central Florida Foundation Marks Pulse Anniversary with Scholarships for Eight Local LGBT Students
Recipients selected for academic excellence, commitment to improving community

June 09 2018 • CFF Team

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla.—(June 9, 2018) – In its continuing effort to honor those lost in the Pulse tragedy, The 49 Fund at Central Florida Foundation will today award eight scholarships in the amount of $4,900 each for local college students. The recipients, their hometowns and schools include: William...

The 49 Fund Accepts Applicants for Second Annual Scholarship Awards

February 20 2018 • CFF Team

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. – (February 20, 2018) – In its continuing effort to honor those lost in the Pulse tragedy, The 49 Fund at Central Florida Foundation is accepting applications for its second annual scholarship awards. The Fund will award up to 10 local LGBT students $4,900 each to help pay...

Foundation Announces Launch of Brede-Wilkins Scholarship Fund
Fund to provide college scholarships to students

January 17 2018 • CFF Team

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. — January 17, 2018 — Today Central Florida Foundation announces the establishment of the Brede-Wilkins Scholarship Fund at the Foundation. The fund is designed to support qualified individuals with financial assistance toward the cost of a higher education. Consistent with the charitable purposes of Central Florida Foundation,...

Planning Now to Help Students Create a Life They Are Proud to Live

February 14 2017


Edna S. Hargrett was the beloved director of the well-known Jones High School Choir. She taught school for 44 years with 33 of those years spent at Jones High School helping countless students achieve performance excellence. She made participation in the choir feel like being a part of a big, close-knit family with big open arms. Thankfully, her passion for helping students reach success lives on even after her passing.

Meet Esperanza Perez

September 12 2015 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} In 2014, Esperanza Perez was awarded a scholarship from the Beatrice B. Ettinger Scholarship Fund at Central Florida Foundation. She graduated from the University of Central Florida Burnett Honors College this past May with a degree in Accounting and Finance. She is currently an intern at KPMG. The...