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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

CFFK manages more than 140 funds that support grants to nonprofits, scholarships and awards, and endowments. Click the button below for a complete list of funds and to make a tax-deductible gift to a specific fund under CFFK management.

Category: Education


Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

5800 Overseas Hwy,Ste. 38
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-7111

www.fkahec.org 

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

 

 

 

 

Bahama Village Music Program

103 Olivia Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 504-7664

info@bvmpkw.org
www.bvmpkw.org

Mission: “Provide quality music education to children who would otherwise not have access to private music instruction.”

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

Best Foot Forward, Inc.

101425 U.S. 1, # 904
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 896-3285

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Big Pine Neighborhood Charter School, Inc.

P.O. Box 432131
Big Pine Key, FL 33043

(305) 872-1266

www.monroe.k12.fl.us/bpc/ 

Mission: “The mission of the Big Pine Academy is to provide a safe and nurturing school environment. We guarantee that each and every student will have access to an enriching and challenging curriculum. Our curriculum contains the skills, content knowledge and ccharacter development necessary for quality student outcomes. We will help all students become successful life-long learners and responsible, informed citizens of the 21st century. In a culture of respect and discipline, all pre-school though fourth grade students at the Big Pine Academy will master reading, math and science. We will work to ensure that every student has an opportunity to succeed in college.”

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

Child Find/FDLRS

(305)-293-1646

fdlrs-south.dade.k12.fl.us

Mission: “In coordination with the Monroe County School District, Child Find/FDLRS locates children who are potentially eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and links them with needed services. The primary target population for Child Find is children birth through the 22nd birthday who are not enrolled in a public school, with emphasis on children 0-5 years of age.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Early Learning Coalition of Miami- Dade Monroe

818 White Street #2
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-5557

www.elcmdm.org

Mission: “Promoting school readiness and pre-kindergarten programs thus increasing all children’s chances of achieving future educatoinal and lifelong success.”

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

Equality Florida Human Rights Education Project

P.O. Box 13184
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

(813) 870-3735

www.eqfl.org

Mission: “Equality Florida is our statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights organization working to change Florida law so that no-one suffers harassment or discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Association Of County Social Service Executives

100 S Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32301

molehill@ixnetcom.com

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Keys Area Health Education Center

9713 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-7111

keysahec@bellsouth.net

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

Florida Keys Audubon Society

P.O. Box 1573
Key West, FL 33041

(305) 587-6059

Mission: “Conserving and restoring natural ecosystems through outreach and education programs focusing on birds, other wildlife and their habitats as benefits to humanity and the Earth’s biological diversity.”

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

Florida Keys Community College Foundation

5901 College Road
Key West, Fl 33040

305-809-3299

foundation@fkcc.edu
www.fkcc.edu

Mission: “FKCC Foundation assists in the achievement of the college’s mission by soliciting, administering, and optimizing through matching programs the private gifts, bequests, and donations to support FKCC’s students and to enhance teaching and learning at the college.”

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

Florida Keys Educational Foundation, Inc.

Florida Keys Community College
5901 College Road
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 809-3281

foundation@fkcc.edu

Mission: “Florida Keys Educational Foundation assists in the achievement of Florida Keys Community College’s mission by soliciting, administering, and optimizing through matching programs the private gifts, bequests, and donations to support FKCC’s students and to enhance teaching and learning at the college.”

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

Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation (Florida Keys History and Discovery Center)

82100 Overseas Highway
Islamorada,  FL 33036

Phone: (305) 922-2237

www.keysdiscovery.com

Mission: To develop and maintain a world-class History and Discovery Center that will accurately reflect the history of our Florida Keys community in a multi-faceted and interactive environment.

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

Friends of Fort Taylor

P.O. Box 58
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 293-3678

Mission: “Supporting and assisting activities at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park including festivals such as Civil War Heritage Days and Pirates in Paradise Festival.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Key West

513 Truman Ave.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-3223

www.glcckeywest.org

Mission: “To provide a location to promote and strengthen the sense of community and identity of all Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in Key West.”

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

HSII Home School High School

c/o Florida Keys Community College
5901 College Road
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-0075

hs2keywest@aol.com

Mission: HS2 is a non-profit, college preparatory home high school program administered by parents with an average of 7 to 1 student ratio.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Islamorada Community Entertainment

PO Box 562
Islamorada, FL 33036

305-395-6344

events@keysice.com
http://www.keysice.com

Mission: Provide arts education opportunities for elementary and high school students and college scholarships to students to pursue advanced art and music education. Bring world class performers to the Upper Keys

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

 

Key Education, Inc.

6000 Peninsular Avenue
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-6551

Mission: “Using an annual boat building event to encourage leadership, decision making and problem solving in youth.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Key West Preschool Co Op, Inc.

2610 Flagler Avenue
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-4749

Mission: “We want our children to look forward to school as a place to make friends and learn about the world, to develop caring relationships and the ability to make choices and decisions.”

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

Keys Children’s Foundation, Inc.

4 South Rd.
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 247-6521

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

Keys Kids

5855 College Road
Key West, FL 33040

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Keys to Be the Change, Inc.

1208 Watson Street
Key West, FL 33040

(541) 974-4398

www.keystobethechange.com

Mission: To provide programs, education, awareness and opportunities to improve health, wellness, and skills for success in school and in life.

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

Lighthouse Christian Academy

5580 MacDonald Avenue
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-5582

office@lcachildcare.com 
www.lcachildcare.com

Mission: “An education center for children up to 5 years old meeting the needs of families based on a Christian foundation. Promoting a nurturing, safe and happy environment.”

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

Literacy Volunteers

2405 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Key West, FL 33040

305-294-4352
305-296-1337 – Fax

lva-monroe.org

Mission: We believe the ability to read, write and communicate in English is critical to personal freeedom. Our mission is to provide free, confidential, one-to-one and small group literacy instruction to help students achieve personal goals through increased literacy skills.

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

MarineLab / Marine Resources Development Foundation

P.O. Box 787
Key Largo, FL 33037-0787

(305) 451-1139

info@marinelab.org
www.marinelab.org

Mission: To use education and adventure in the Florida Keys marine ecosystem to foster environmental awareness and stewardship on a local, regional and global scale.

Martin Luther King Jr.Scholarship Committee

619 Mickens Lane
Key West, Fl 33040

305-294-1296

Mission: TO CONTINUE THE LEGACY OF NON-VIOLENCE AND PROMOTE THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION AND FAMILY. JUSTICE SHOULD PREVAIL IN ALL OUR TRANSACTIONS.

Monroe County School District

241Trumbo Road
Key West, FL 33040

(305)-293-1400

www.keysschools.com

Mission: Our mission is to prepare all students with the skills and experiences needed to become lifelong learners and productive citizens in a stimulating, nurturing, safe and enriching environment.

Monroe County School Readiness Coalition

818 White St.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 296-5557

Montessori Island Charter School Inc.

86729 Overseas Highway
Plantation Key, FL 33070

(305) 852-3482

Pigeon Key Foundation

P.O. Box 500130
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-0025

pigeonkey@aol.com
www.pigeonkey.net

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.

Reef Environmental Education Foundation

Reef Environmental Education Foundation
98300 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 852-0030

giving@REEF.org
www.REEF.org

Mission: REEF was founded in 1990 out of a growing concern about the health of the marine environment, and the desire to provide the public ways to contribute to the understanding and protection of marine populations. REEF has expanded to protect biodiversity and ocean life worldwide, by actively engaging and inspiring the public through citizen science, education, and partnerships with the scientific community. REEF’s strategic partnerships with government agencies, scientific and academic institutions, the non-profit sector, the dive industry, and local communities amplify the efforts of individual volunteers, allowing them to make significant contributions to ongoing conservation projects. REEF serves the Florida Keys and visitors by providing educational programming for all ages on fish identification, invasive species prevention, endangered species and conservation awareness.

UF/ IFAS/Monroe County Extension Services

1100 Simonton Street, Suite 2
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-4501

Monroe@ifas.ufl.edu

Mission: UF/IFAS/Monroe County Extension Services is committed to creating objective science-based educational programs and services that provide residents empowering lifelong learning opportunities that help them to improve their quality of life and surrounding

USCGC INGHAM MEMORIAL

P. O. Box 186
Key West, Florida 33040

305-395-9554

Info@usccgcingham.org
www.uscgcingham.org

Mission: To preserve and restore a National Historic Landmark for public visitation. The INGHAM was built in 1936 at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and served our country for 52 years serving from Pre-WWII through Viet Nam and Mariel Boatlift. In 1985 INGHAM was the oldest naval vessel and most decorated vessel serving our Nation. A letter from President Regan in the ships history room congratulating her on that accomplishment is on display. The ship offers the opportunity for the public and in particular children to learn about the history of our country from 1936 to 1988.

Voice for Florida Keys Children Inc.

97652 Overseas Highway, # T-12
Key Largo, FL 33037

(305) 853-9315

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