Since 2019, Table Talk participants have started podcasts, launched cooking classes demonstrating healthy meals on a budget, created support services for trauma survivors, provided supplies for pop-up concerts and so much more. When we take action to make even small changes, the possibilities are endless!


Lake Dot Neighborhood

$2,500 to help neighbors repair fences and board vacant properties to increase level of safety in the neighborhood. Special thanks to Orlando City Commissioner Regina I. Hill for matching the grant.

League of Women Voters

$2,500 to build trust and establish partnerships with community groups and diversify the membership beyond what has historically been mostly white women.

Senior Resource Alliance

$2,500 for an interactive, experimental learning program where participants experience sensory changes associated with aging through simulation.

Global Peace Week with Paul Chapman, Rudy Darden and Dr. Angela Blewitt at Valencia College West Campus in Orlando, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (Willie J. Allen Jr. Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Peer Support Space

$2,500 for advocacy workshops to help aspiring allies, health providers, organizations and other professionals learn about communities from the subject matter experts, those with lived experiences.

Cornerstone Connections

$2,500 for community connection days, an outdoor celebration of community and way to connect people with each other and local businesses

All 4 Schools

$2,500 to create a BOLT (Be Open Let's Talk) program at Liberty High School to promote social and emotional health

SkyBuilders 4 All

$2,500 for a tricycle to deliver books to children in the community

The Male Wellness Collective

$2,500 to host monthly conversations around health-related topics

New Image Youth Center in partnership with City District

$2,500 for solar powered charging stations to be installed in Parramore near us stops, community centers, parks and schools.

The Community Nook with Eatonville Chamber

$1,500 for Women's Changemaker meetings and a podcast

Orlando Day Nursery Association

$1,000 to purchase materials for unstructured play in the school's outdoor learning environment available to nearby families in the community


Victim Service Center of Central Florida

The Victim Service Center Podcast sits down with professionals that serve survivors and victims of trauma, or those who have experienced violence, to have conversations about social issues. The Table Talk microgrant supported the development and launch of the podcast.

DeLand Pride

Diversity training for businesses in Downtown DeLand and window stickers to recognize participants.

Libby's Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation

Built a composting system in partnership with EcoStrategies Group to grown microgreens for cancer patients.

Celebration Foundation

Supplies for the Sidewalk Serenades pop-up concert program.

L.O.V.E. Our Youth

Connect participants with community resources through the LOVE Connections video series.

Stand Up Survivor

Host two events in 2021 to support male and LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence.


Mesa de Cocina/The Kitchen Table

Mesa de Cocina/The Kitchen Table is an online collaborative health and nutrition program between The Bros in Convo Initiative and QLatinx that shows kitchen skill, not budget, is the key to great food. The videos are available for you to share or host a Watch Party with your family and friends to have your own Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table. Or you could even use it for a special date night!

Muslim Ambassadors for Peace Student Club at Valencia College

Host Community Talks that will help combat stereotypes, prejudices, and bridge the gap between Muslims and other faiths.

Coalicion Hispana de la Florida Central

For the Puerto Rican Cultural Project to offer traditional and folkloric programs to youth and adults that are tied to Puerto Rican ancestry.

Muslim Women's Organization

To host a gathering of intersectional women to build mutual respect, understanding, and genuine friendships by sharing stories.

Professional Opportunities Program for Students

To engage students from Evans High School in a summer theater program that performs social-emotional educational plays to children at nearby childcare centers.

Bridge the Gap Coalition

To conduct a community needs-based assessment in Parramore, determine effective social interventions, and host a monthly breakfast to educate on available resources.

Eatonville Cultural & Heritage Foundation

Truth Booth, a phone booth-like space with audio or video recording for the community to share their thoughts, opinions, ideas, to be collectively shared with the community.

Helpers of People Enslaved

To pay for social media ads prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year to promote human trafficking awareness, resources etc. to a targeted high-risk area.

Institute for Successful Leadership

The Radiance Roundtable celebrates the rich heritage, cultures and health of Black women locally and globally. The event aims to promote conversations that will change the narrative for Black women and improve their health outcomes.

One Orlando Alliance

Real Inclusion and Sustainable Employment (R.I.S.E.) is a locally trans-led and POC-led initiative to empower the transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) communities of color through targeted solutions and progressive thinking. The initiative hosted a three-part employment and empowerment series with a dedicated goal of connecting trans/GNC/nonbinary people with employment that provides sustainable, livable wages.

Christian Sharing Center & Sauda JoAnne Jackson

The 20/20 Project: A multi-generational storytelling project in and around Sanford by pairing youth and elders to conduct interviews, exchange stories, and create a photo for a pop-up exhibit.

Peer Support Space

A part of Peer Support Space's community-led Black Mental Health Matters movement, Mental Health and the Black Community was one of 4 panels that took place. This was an important step in destigmatizing mental health by listening to others and beginning conversations about it.

College Park Neighborhood Association

College Park Neighborhood Association partnered with the Peace & Justice Institute at Valencia College to host virtual workshops for the College Park and broader Orlando community to talk about bias, white fragility and white privilege to take steps towards creating a community where everyone feels welcome.