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Better Together Fund

Windows and Mirrors
Shaping a more equitable and inclusive community through education

June 14 2018 • Rachel Calderon

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} This is a story about a project supported by the Better Together Fund at Central Florida Foundation. The fund was established after the Pulse tragedy as a way for the community to respond to the immediate and long-term needs. The fund supports four key areas including: gaps in the support...

Central Florida Foundation's Better Together Fund Continues Mission of Healing for Pulse Survivors, Community
Fund Invests in Nonprofit Relief, Long Term Aid

August 16 2017 • CFF Staff

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} ORLANDO, Fla. (August 16, 2017) – The Better Together Fund, an initiative at Central Florida Foundation created in response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, continues to provide support and aid to the community on its road to healing. Since launching in June 2016, the Fund has received more than $1.1...

Healing our community through resilience and affirmation

July 26 2017 • Rachel Calderon


Through conversation, we quickly realized the need to deliver culturally competent, affirming services to meet the unique needs of our LGBTQ+ neighbors. This spring and summer, local mental health providers and community leaders increased their skills in doing just that.

Central Florida Foundation Announces Next Grants to Support Community Healing After Pulse Tragedy
Better Together Fund Focuses on Long-Term Community Healing

November 10 2016


After the Pulse tragedy, Orlando’s healing process continues. In support of helping to heal the local community, Central Florida Foundation recently issued the next grants from its Better Together Fund to support two initiatives.

Central Florida Foundation Issues First Grant to Support Healing for Pulse Survivors
Better Together Fund Targets Nonprofits for Relief

August 05 2016


Central Florida Foundation recently issued the first grant from its Better Together Fund of up to $122,000 to Heart of Florida United Way.

Why Does Philanthropy Matter in a Crisis?

July 15 2016 • Rachel Calderon


It takes more than just money to build stronger communities. It takes community leaders and those who envision a stronger community to join in with helping hands.

A Message from Our President/CEO Mark Brewer - Central Florida Foundation Forms Better Together Fund

June 17 2016

{image:url:title}{image:url:title} As you may be aware, the City of Orlando partnered with the Central Florida Foundation to manage the distribution of donations to the OneOrlando Fund. The OneOrlando Fund was designed to benefit nonprofits that directly assist survivors through counseling and other essential services. Today, the Foundation and the City...