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Florida Keys Future Fund

The Florida Keys Future Fund supports grants to local nonprofits throughout the Keys in all areas, including the arts, environment, healthcare, recreation and more. This grant making fund is truly the power of collective giving in action.

Donor Funds

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City: Marathon

AIDS Help Inc.

P.O. Box 4374
1434 Kennedy Dr.
Key West, FL 33041-4374

(305) 296-6196 

Mission: “AIDS Help, Inc. a non-profit community-based organization, provides case-managed health care, housing, food, counseling, referral and support services for HIV-infected residents of Monroe County (The Florida Keys). The agency also conducts health education and HIV risk reduction outreach programs aimed at reducing the impact of HIV infection throughout Monroe County.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

American Cancer Society

1010 Kennedy Drive #303
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-2333

Mission: “The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

American Red Cross 

Mission: “The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. In addition to disaster relief, the Red Cross conducts health and safety training (CPR and First Aid) to lay and professional responders, locates people separated from their family members by war, civil disturbances or disasters, and provides emergency-related services to members of the US Armed Forces, veterans, and their families.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes


Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

5800 Overseas Hwy,Ste. 38
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-7111 

Mission: “The Florida Keys Area Health Education Center promotes health and wellness through community education, service-learning programs, health screenings recruitment and professional development of health providers, and information support services.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity:  Yes





Big Pine & Lower Keys Rotary Inc.

430 La Fitte Rd.
Summerland Key, FL 33042

(305) 872-9622

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Boy Scouts of America – South Florida Council

PO Box 430848
Big Pine Key, FL 33043

(305) 364-0020

Mission: “It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people, and in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical and moral choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys, Inc.

P.O. Box 4447
Key West, FL 33041-4447

(305) 294-7300

Mission: “Our Mission:To offer assistance to cancer patients in the Florida Keys in their quest for education and treatment, in whatever way possible, whenever possible.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Caring Friends For Seniors, Inc.

997 73rd St., Oceanside
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-0004

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation

11050 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-5181

Mission: to aid those who may or may not qualify for government assistance or programs and must be able to demonstrate how our assistance will move them forward in regaining control of their circumstances. We also donate to multiple local agencies throughout the year and work closely with other organizations to maximize the assistance in order to reach as many people as possible. The Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation was founded in 2002 and raises money to help residents of the Keys whose critical needs are not being met through other means. The Foundation provides mortgage or rental assistance to families and individuals in crisis or just simply provides a helping hand.

501 (c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

5550 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-3900

Mission: “The mission of the Florida Keys Land and Sea Trust, dba Crane Point, is to promote environmental stewardship and the heritage of the Florida Keys.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Dolphin Research Center

58901 Overseas Highway
Grassy Key, FL 33050

289-1121 Ext. 230
(305) 743-7627 – Fax

Mission: Dolphin Research Center is a not-for-profit education and research facility that is home to a colony of bottlenose dolphins and sea lions. Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, our animals live in a natural environment in the Florida Bay. We are dedicated to teaching, learning, and caring for marine mammals and the environment we share.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Domestic Abuse Shelter

P.O. Box 522696
Marathon Shores, FL 33052

(305) 743-5452

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Educational Coalition for Monroe County

P.O. Box 522480
Marathon Shores, FL 33052

(305) 743-6215

Mission: The Educational Coalition for Monroe County (ECMC) is a nonpartisan countywide student advocacy group of parents, community leaders, and educators, in partnership with civic/nonprofit organizations and educational entities. ECMC was established in 1996 to provide countywide communication and educational enrichment opportunities by developing model programs for the betterment of education for youth and families in the Florida Keys. ECMC aims to bridge the achievement gap by providing students countywide with quality creative arts, environmental, career training, leadership, and recreational programs.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Florida Keys Area Health Education Center

9713 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-7111

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen’s Association

PO BOX 501404
Marathon, FL 33050

Mission: “Organize the Florida Keys fishermen into an effective lobby to portect and promote the fishing industry; encourage laws that protect the fishing industry of South Florida while improving its sustainability; advance the science of fishing through cooperative research; partner with all other community associations working toward sustaining the fishing community; work with the county, state and federal agencies to minimize the negative impact of regulations on fishermen while improving the conservation of marine resources.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Keys Drowning Prevention Task Force

Mission: The Florida Keys Drowning Prevention Task Force is a non-profit organization founded to decrease the drowning rate in Monroe County. Drowning is the leading cause of death in children ages 1- 4. Monroe County currently has the highest drowning rate per capita in the state of Florida.

Our mission is to promote water safety through education and swim survival classes.

The Keys2swim program was created to teach infants and children the necessary aquatic skills to survive an accidental water exposure. Our swim program teaches self-rescue swim lessons to infants, toddlers and young children utilizing a swim-float-swim technique. The classes are offered for FREE to our island community.

The “Heros Among Us” program was created to promote bystander CPR within our community. The two hour program teaches adult, child and infant CPR. The program also includes choking, basic first aid and Stop the bleed training. This class is also offered for FREE.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Forgotten Felines

P.O. Box 504426
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-2520

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Friends of Old Seven

5409 Overseas Highway
Suite 271
Marathon, FL 33050


Mission: “To establish and lead a public/private partnership to save, restore, enhance and maintain the Old Seven Mile Bridge through sound planning, solid public and private funding (including significant local counterpart sharing), responsible project execution, scheduled maintenance and, first and foremost, continuing widespread community support.” In addition, our vision is: “Through the application of fresh, innovative architectural/engineering design alternatives, rehabilitate the Old Seven Mile Bridge while transforming it and immediate areas (Pigeon Key, Sunset Park, Knights Key) into a unique family-friendly integrated world-class eco-tourism destination for all of the Florida Keys.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Friends Of The Marathon Library, Inc.

3251 U.S. 1
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-3137

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Grace Jones Community Center

230 41st Street Gulf
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-6064

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Heart Of The Keys Recreation Association, Inc.

810 33rd St. Bayside
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-4164

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Higher Love Mission Outreach

1669 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL 33050


Mission: “Higher Love was created to service the unmet needs of the homeless and poverty-stricken communities of Monroe County with a focus on the middle keys.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Kids Come First in the Florida Keys, Inc.

5800 Overseas Highway
Suite # 6
Marathon, FL 33050


Mission: To create a community where each child in Monroe County has the resources, skills, and motivation to survive and thrive in school and in life. This vision is brought into reality by conducting a variety of age and grade appropriate programs that provide youth the opportunity to build Developmental Assets as identified by the Search Institute as providing the foundation for their success in school and in life. Serves youth in the county from preschool to young adults through high school in various prevention and leadership programs, year round. Our most notable program is Challenge Day which has aired twice on Oprah.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – South Florida


Phone: (954) 744-5300

Mission: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.

501(c)3 Public Charity: Yes
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Marathon Band Boosters, Inc.

350 Sombrero Beach Rd.
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-4331

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Marathon Recreation Center

P.O. Box 500836
Marathon, FL 33050

Marathon Rotary Club

Service above self.

5701 U.S. 1, # 12
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-6565

Middle Keys Community Land Trust

PO Box 500194
Marathon, FL 33050

Mission: The creation and preservation of affordable housing in the Florida Keys.

Middle Keys Concert Association, Inc.

PO Box 522636
Marathon Shores, FL 33052-2636

(305) 743-4687

Mission: The MKCA is dedicated to providing the finest in quality music entertainment that meets the interest of our visitors and full and part-time residents of the Middle Keys and enriches the cultural life of our diverse community.

Pigeon Key Foundation

P.O. Box 500130
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-0025

Mission: The Pigeon Key Foundation & Marine Science Center located on Pigeon Key, underneath the old seven-mile bridge, in the heart of the Florida Keys. We are a 501©3 not-for-for-profit organization whse mission is three fold: First, to make the Island available to the community, projects, programs and activities that is generally though of as being beneficial to the citizens of Monroe County. Second, to utilize the facilities at Pigeon Key as an open campus for delivering education to youth and the general public about the historical, environmental, and cultural significance of the Florida Keys. Lastly, to operate the Island’s affairs in such a manner to ensure its future economic viability, paying particular attention tot he requirements of maintaining its historical structures.

Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys

11450 Overseas Highway Suite 102
P.O. Box 504301
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-2288
305-289-2289 – Fax

Mission: The mission of Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys is to provide awareness of and build support for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS), and to seek to protect the endangered coral reef marine ecosystem for current and future generations through education, scientific research, outreach and preservation. Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys (SFFFK) was created to provide and sponsor education, training and research programs for public education. Our goal is to increase the public’s understanding the unique coral reefs adjacent to the Florida Keys, and to awaken an appreciation of its ecological and economic value.

SNIP, Inc.

1037 United St.
Key West, FL  33040

305-587-SNIP (7647)

Mission: SNIP, Inc. is a low-cost spay/neuter clinic serving the Florida Keys since 2012. We provide clinics out of a travel trailer located in Marathon.

Stand Up for Animals, Inc.

10550 Aviation Blvd.
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-3779

Mission: Offer shelter and adoption services to homeless animals and provide animals protection and advocate services.

The Childcare Provider Association Of The Fabulous

8712 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 852-8468

The Guidance Clinic Of The Middle Keys Inc.

3000 41st St., Oceanside
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 434-9000

Whiskers & Paws Forever Of Monroe County, Inc.

648 30th St. Oceanside
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-0063

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