Root Cause Focus: Job Opportunities
Root Cause Focus: Food Insecurity
GENYOUth and SAP joined forces to create the SAP4Kids Program, which helps families find food and other resources during the COVID-19 crisis. GENYOUth has also launched a COVID-19 School Nutrition Fund that provides grants of up to $3,000 per school to supply much-needed resources for meal distribution and delivery to help ensure that our children continue getting nutritious meals. Through the combined power of SAP technology and GENYOUth’s unmatched access to school communities, these programs aim to connect people to local resources, while also providing ways that organizations can offer additional support. Click here to learn more.
A Circles USA chapter gathers people who are motivated to move out of poverty and matches them with middle-income and high-income volunteers who can support and encourage them on their journey. Through mentoring, education and training, and the right resources, individuals and families can break out of poverty and become upwardly mobile. Through trainings and weekly meetings, Circle USA participants build friendships with volunteers. Over time, these relationships help families climb out of poverty and achieve financial stability. Click here to learn more.
Nemours Reading BrightStart!
Nemours Reading BrightStart! was developed to promote reading success and prevent reading failure in children through innovative programs, research, leadership, and partnerships focused on children from birth to 8 years old. Practitioners and caregivers are given the tools to help build language, literacy, and communications skills, while also developing cognitive, physical, and social-emotional skills for each infant or toddler in their care. BrightStart! Tools are being used in 20 states including Florida. Click here to learn more
Ride United is a transportation access initiative that assists individuals in overcoming transportation barriers. With support from General Motors and Lyft, Ride United will leverage the strengths of local United Ways and the 2-1-1 network to address unmet transportation needs for individuals and families. The first cities that participated in this initiative partnered with Lyft to provide free rides to 211 clients in need of transportation for employment, health, and other reasons. Click here to learn more.
Humana Bold Goal
Root Cause Focus: Health
Lockheed Vocational and STEM Scholarships
Root Cause Focus: Education/Training
Bezos Academy Early Learning Centers
Root Cause: Education
Bezos Academy is a network of tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschools in under-resourced communities across the country. The mission of Bezos Academy is to nurture the potential in every child to become a creative leader, original thinker, and lifelong learner by increasing access to early childhood education for low-income families. Bezos Academy preschools offer year-round programming, five days a week, for children ages 3-5 years old. Families earning up to 400% of the federal poverty level are eligible to apply for enrollment and each school is responsive to its local community and the needs of its children and families. Bezos Academy is currently looking for new partners as they expand their footprint in Florida! Click here to learn more.
Affordable Connectivity Program – Rogue Mobile Inc.