2016 Grants

Programs Serving Indigenous Peoples

$1,157,401

Gonzaga University

Support for the MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship program, enhancing the quality of business instruction in an effort to spark economic growth through strong Native-owned businesses founded upon sound business principles.
www.gonzaga.edu

$215,000

Northern Arizona University Foundation

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, and a matching grant challenge to build an endowment for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship student scholarships, in an effort to improve the economic well-being of Indigenouss by supporting their future business enterprises.
www.nau.edu

$189,410

CAPE, Ltd.

Partnership to further aboriginal entrepreneurship and business ownership on Canadian First Nations' Reserves, encouraging increased Aboriginal participation in Canada's economy.
www.capefund.ca

$93,410

American Indian College Fund

Matching grant challenge to build an endowment for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship student scholarships, creating a positive impact on careers and lives.
www.collegefund.org

$91,636

Dalhousie University

A matching grant challenge for the Dalhousie Health Sciences Pathways Initiative in support of Aboriginal and African Nova Scotian students.
www.dal.ca

$82,572

Oklahoma State University

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.okstate.edu

$80,000

Scottsdale Community College

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, and a matching grant challenge to build an endowment for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship student scholarships, in an effort to improve the economic well-being of Indigenouss by supporting their future business enterprises.
www.scottsdalecc.edu

$68,500

Northwest Indian College

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.nwic.edu

$64,261

Heritage University

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.heritage.edu

$50,000

Little Big Horn College

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.lbhc.edu

$48,500

Blackfeet Community College

Scholarships for Indigenous People business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.bfcc.edu

$46,462

Northeastern State University

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.nsuok.edu

$45,000

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship students with demonstrated financial need, supporting business and economic development.
www.ancollege.edu

$36,000

Institute of American Indian Art

Scholarships for Indigenous business and entrepreneurship education for students in the arts with demonstrated financial need to enhance economic development and independence.
www.iaia.edu

$29,750

First Peoples Fund

Director discretionary and matching grants in support of educational workshops, helping to grow economies and create sustainable and vibrant Indigenous People communities through art.
www.firstpeoplesfund.org

$12,250

National Indian Child Welfare Association

Director matching grant in support of educational programs.
www.nicwa.org

$1,150

American Indian Science & Engineering Society

Grant in support of AISES programing.
www.aises.org

$1,000

First Nations Development Institute

Grant in support of First Nations Development Institute programing.
www.firstnations.org

$1,000

Harvard University

Director discretionary grant for the Honoring Nations Project on Indigenous People Economic Development educational symposiums.
www.harvard.edu

$1,000

National Congress of American Indians

Director matching grant in support of educational programs.
www.ncai.org

$500
   

Programs serving People with Disabilities

$1,906,757

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Funding for selected programs and projects that enhance the educational experience of students attending FSDB, such as recreation, therapy, and health programs that respond to the social, emotional, and physical needs of students.
www.fsdb.k12.fl.us

$500,000

Gallaudet University

Scholarships and internships for deaf and hard-of-hearing students with demonstrated financial need, promoting a greater understanding of leadership and helping to prepare future leaders with essential skills.
www.gallaudet.edu

$500,000

State University System of Florida

Scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need attending one of the twelve State of Florida universities.
Download the State University System of Florida Application

$475,000

Landmark College

Matching grant challenge to supplement institutional support for students with learning disabilities who have significant demonstrated financial need.
www.landmark.edu

$100,000

Perkins School for the Blind

Support for the Perkins expanded eLearning project.
www.perkins.org

$75,000

Olmsted Center

Support for program for job training and job placement for blind and disabled persons, assisting individuals to achieve their highest levels of independence in their homes, communities, and places of work.
www.olmstedcenter.org

$50,000

Eye to Eye

Matching grant challenge in support of establishing and maintaining the Eye to Eye Alumni Program.
www.eyetoeyenational.org

$36,250

Florida Atlantic University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.fau.edu

$25,800

University of Central Florida

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.ucf.edu

$22,500

Florida International University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.fiu.edu

$19,300

Florida Gulf Coast University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.fgcu

$19,200

University of Florida

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.uf.edu

$14,900

Florida State University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.fsu.edu

$14,800

University of South Florida

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.usf.edu

$14,000

University of North Florida

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.unf.edu

$9,200

Friends of Beau

Foundation Director discretionary and matching grants for general support of this school for the deaf in Cameroon.
www.fobsd.org

$7,500

Wheelchairs for Nigeria

Director matching grant in support of the Plateau State School for the Deaf in Nigeria.
www.wheelchairsfornigeria.org

$7,500

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.famu

$6,500

New College

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.nc.edu

$3,800

Florida Polytechnic University

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.floridapolytechnic.org

$3,200

University of West Florida

Matching challenge grant for scholarships for students with disabilities and demonstrated financial need.
www.uwf.edu

$2,307
   

Programs serving the Economically Disadvantaged

$3,945,934

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need; Director discretionary and matching grants in support of scholarships.
www.pba.edu

$1,205,000

Scholarship Management Services

Scholarships for children of Florida based UPS employees or retires with demonstrated financial need.
Download Program Guidelines
Download Application

$1,100,000

Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County

Full tuition scholarships for graduates of the Johnson Scholars Program in Palm Beach County.
www.takestockpalmbeach.org

$297,500

Pathways to Education Canada

Support for development of its National Scholarship Program and provision for scholarships, effectively increasing post-secondary participation rates among young people from low-income communities in Canada.
www.pathwaystoeducation.ca

$240,000

University of Central Florida

Matching grant challenge to build an endowment to provide for DirectConnect students with demonstrated financial need attending the University of Central Florida; helping students successfully accomplish their dreams.
www.ucf.edu

$200,000

University of Florida

Matching grant challenge to build an endowment to provide for first generation students with demonstrated financial need attending the University of Florida; aiding students in making a successful transition to the workplace and other life commitments.
www.ufl.edu

$200,000

Scholarship Management Services

Scholarships for graduates of the Johnson Scholars Program in Palm Beach County.
www.scholarshipmanagement.org

$197,813

Providence St. Mel School

A matching grant challenge to provide scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need, preparing students for higher education, personal success, and productive lives in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
www.psm.k12.il.us

$100,000

Dalhousie University

A matching grant challenge for the Dalhousie Health Sciences Pathways Initiative in support of Aboriginal and African Nova Scotian students.
www.dal.ca

$82,572

School District of Palm Beach County

Support for the Johnson Scholars Program of mentorship in seven high schools in the School District, preparing students for graduation and college success.
www.palmbeachschools.org

$78,000

Valencia State College

Matching grant challenge to build a scholarship endowment for students with demonstrated financial need, improving quality of life, workplace success, and familial perceptions of education.
www.valenciacollege.eud

$50,000

Eastern Florida State College

Matching grant challenge to build a scholarship endowment for students with demonstrated financial need, inspiring students to further their education.
www.easternflorida.edu

$20,000

Seminole State College

Matching grant challenge to build a scholarship endowment for students with demonstrated financial need, helping to build success.
www.seminolestate.edu

$20,000

Santa Fe College

Foundation Director discretionary and matching grants for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.sfcollege.edu

$19,000

Christie

Director discretionary and matching grants for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.christie-foundation.org

$15,000

Cumberland Health Care

Foundation Director discretionary grant for scholarships through the Career Bursary Program.
www.cumberlandhealthcare.com

$15,000

Florida Baptist Children's Home

Director discretionary grant in support of the home services.
www.fbchomes.org

$15,000

Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Director discretionary and matching grants in support of scholarships.
www.massart.edu

$15,000

Stetson University

Director discretionary and matching grants for the Scholarship Endowment Fund for International Travel.
www.stetson.edu

$15,000

Community of Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Support for the Palm Beach County Community Collective Impact Initiative.
www.yourcommunityfoundation.org

$10,000

Lake-Sumter State College

Matching grant challenge to build a scholarship endowment for students with demonstrated financial need, supporting further education and an educated workforce.
www.lssc.edu

$10,000

Food & Friends

Director discretionary grant in support of the Service Learning Project.
www.foodandfriends.org

$ 7,500

Mary's Center

Director discretionary and matching grants in support of the Teen Education Program.
www.maryscenter.org

$7,500

Mount St Vincent University

Director discretionary and matching grants for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.msvu.ca

$ 7,500

Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Director discretionary grant for education initiatives.
www.nwowomenscentre.org

$7,500

Thunder Bay Community Foundation

Director discretionary grant for education initiatives.
www.tbcf.org

$7,500

The Kings Academy

Director discretionary and matching grants for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.tka.net

$2,500

CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development)

Director matching grant for educational programing.
www.cfed.org

$250

East Stroudsburg University

Director discretionary and matching grants for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.esasd.net

$ 250

Paden City Foundation

Staff matching grant for scholarships for students graduating from Paden City High School with demonstrated financial need.

$ 250

Flagler College

Director matching grant for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.flagler.edu

$ 200

East Stroudsburg Area School District

Foundation Director matching grant for scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
www.esasd.net

$ 100
   

Professional Organizations (grant portion only)

$10,250

Florida Philanthropic Network

Annual membership dues.
www.fpnetwork.org

$8,000

Grantmakers For Education

Annual membership dues (grant eligible portion).
www.edfunders.org

$1,750

Exponent Philanthropy

Annual membership dues (grant eligible portion).
www.exponentphilanthropy.org

$500
   

Total Distributions

$7,020,341