The following are grant applications that have been approved and funded.

Local

  • Be The Match Foundation; Bone Marrow Drives in Sarasota, $12,500:
    Supports the mission of the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), building a database for patients needing bone marrow transplants.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Inc; Juvenile Justice Mentoring Initiative, Sarasota, $7,500:
    Targets high risk youth and reducing problem behaviors by focusing on prevention, intervention, and diversion through mentoring.

  • Eagles Wings Counseling Center Inc; Wings of Hope Sarasota $2,000:
    Provide professional Christian counseling services to people who could not otherwise afford them

National

  • Military Community Youth Ministries; Project START, Military Bases in USA $10,000:
    Create extensive youth ministry network, providing families with a consistent presence of Christian adult mentors for their teens.

  • Free To Be; Free To Be Outreach Tour Team, Schools in USA $7,000:
    Teach teens about America, freedom and patriotism and the importance of keeping these things alive so the future will continue to be prosperous for future generations.

  • Youth Investment Foundation; Lust Free Living, College Campuses in USA $3,000:
    Teaches young men and women to fight spiritually for purity so they can freely follow Jesus.

International

  • All the Children are Children Inc; ATCAC Hope Center, Haiti $5,000:
    Provide education, healthcare and housing for 300 orphaned children in Haiti

  • Asian Hope; Anti-Trafficking Prevention Start-up, Cambodia $10,000:
    Provide programs to transform at-risk communities into places where people are prevented from becoming victims of exploitation and abuse.

  • Master Provisions Inc; Going Going Ghana, Ghana $7,250
    Create jobs and provide bicycle transportation for thousands of people

  • Water for Life Institute; Water for Life: Kosovo $15,000
    Install pumps and repair existing wells to eliminate contaminated water for 105 village families.