Grant Recipients

Agencies eligible for capital needs funding are those that serve people in need in Indian River County and whose programs are directed towards meeting needs or assisting with issues related to food, shelter, disabilities, health, age, abuse, or children’s education.  

Crossover Mission kids in front of van

2020-2021 Grant Recipients

Childcare Resources of Indian River

Provides high quality child care to families who do not qualify for state or federally funded childcare programs because their income level is slightly above the federal poverty threshold; also provides  parent support programs, and health and wellness screenings.

$ 27,862

– to purchase technology for preschool teacher Credentialing Program

Crossover Mission

Helps those most in need to become successful adults through a program of year-round basketball and one-to-one academic mentoring.

$ 50,000

– to renovate and furnish student dining and concession area and add safety equipment

Gifford Youth Achievement Center

Offers quality programs for children of all ages that will develop self-esteem, teach character, and encourage each individual to reach his or her ultimate potential; and nurtures partnerships with various community entities in Gifford and the surrounding municipalities of Indian River County.

$ 39,375

– to replace restroom flooring, replace wall panels in gym and gutters

Hibiscus Children’s Center, Inc.

Provides safe nights of care to abused children and teens and helps families in crisis.

$ 40,900

– to purchase and install one whole house generator for Hibiscus Children’s Village that will power two adjacent group homes

Hope for Families Center

Provides safe shelter, food and employment services for homeless families and acts as an avenue to self-sufficiency.

$ 26,000

– to replace mattresses and pillows in the shelter, chairs for dining room furniture for common room and a table outside

Indian River County Volunteer Ambulance Squad

Provides door-to-door services at no cost to anyone in Indian River County to any medical appointment; passengers may be ambulatory or in a wheelchair.

$ 50,000

– to purchase a wheelchair van

Literacy Services of Indian River County

Provides training in English language and literacy skills to residents of Indian River County aged 16 and up who struggle with English; their mission is to deliver comprehensive and innovative learning opportunities to area adults.

$ 10,600

– to purchase furniture and technology for Fellsmere Office

Mental Health Association in Indian River County

Provides mental health services for all ages and income levels.

$ 11,600

– to purchase technology improvements, and office furniture

Redlands Christian Migrant Association

Opens doors to opportunities through quality child care and education from the crib to high school and beyond.

$ 35,000

– to purchase a van for Children’s House Child Development Center in Vero Beach

SafeSpace, Inc.

Provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children.

$ 50,000

– for the refurbishing and renovation of the facility in Vero Beach to a 19 bed domestic violence emergency shelter

Samaritan Center of Vero Beach, Catholic Charities

Provides transitional housing for homeless families living in Indian River County; Samaritan Center, a program of Catholic Charities, has assisted more than 650 families, 1,000 children and 1,850 individuals since 1992.

$ 10,000

– to purchase window shutters in the Center

Senior Resource Association

Promotes independence and dignity in our community by providing services to older adults and transportation to all.

$ 35,000

– to purchase a minivan for meals-on-wheels

Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast, Inc.

Fosters personal achievement through equine-assisted activities for individuals with special needs.

$ 50,000

– to purchase a Kubota tractor with canopy, loader, front bucket, rotary cutter and trailer

St. Francis Manor

Provides affordable, independent apartments to senior citizens on a limited income in an attractive, safe and socially supportive environment.

$ 60,000

– towards replacing roofing on older buildings

Substance Awareness Council

Focuses on services to counter substance misuse, including programs for adolescent prevention, adult substance abuse treatment programming, and recovery services; SAC is the only non profit agency providing state licensed and CARF accredited substance abuse treatment programming in Indian River County.

$ 78,000

– to purchase an Electronic Medical Records System

The Arc of Indian River County

Offers comprehensive programs that provide hope and support every day to special needs individuals and their families.

$ 30,717

– to purchase and install two generators at two group homes

Treasure Coast Community Health

Provides accessible, cost-effective, high quality, comprehensive healthcare to all persons, regardless of their socio-economic circumstances.

$ 40,105

– to purchase a maintenance/cargo van, two utility carts, trailer hitch and Logo’s

Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council

Strives to prevent and end homelessness on the Treasure Coast by maintaining a legally constituted system of service delivery planning, development and coordination which provides efficient, documented, and accountable use of public funds to facilitate housing options, primarily for families with children; prevent homelessness where possible; and rapidly rehouse those who have become homeless.

$ 40,000

– to replace air conditioning units, appliances and various other Capital items

United Against Poverty

Serves those in poverty by providing crisis care, case management, transformative education, food, and household subsidy, employment training and placement, personal empowerment training and active referrals to other collaborative social service providers.

$ 50,000

– to purchase and install a Retail Management System, including Point of Sale (POS) equipment for their Member Share Grocery Program

Veteran’s Council of Indian River County

Supports veterans and their families.

$ 40,000

– to provide Capital funding for the Veterans Program

Visiting Nurse Association

Provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing home health, hospice, and community services.

$ 40,000

– toward Phase 3 renovations to mobile clinic- painting or wrapping the exterior of bus

Whole Family Health Center

Provides comprehensive primary family health care with pharmacy, social services outreach and HIV/STI testing and treatment; 11% to the underinsured or uninsured.

$ 25,000

– toward the Medical and Behavioral Health Clinic waiting room expansion project

Youth Guidance Donation Fund of Indian River County, Inc.

Works with children from low-income, single-parent homes to develop a path out of poverty.

$ 75,000

– towards replacing the roof at Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

Charitable Gifts

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