Amid shutdown, nonprofits and volunteers keep national parks up and running
As the government shutdown continues, local nonprofits have stepped in to keep South Florida's national parks safe, clean and open for visitors and assist rangers. Don Finefrock, executive director of grantee
South Florida National Parks Trust, tells us how they activated their networks to meet the need and ways you can help.
Pictured: SEED School of Miami students celebrate at the annual SPARKS showcase.
2019-2020 scholarship applications now open
In partnership with the College Assistance Program, donors and other local organizations, our six
scholarship programs help Miami-Dade's students access higher education. The awards take financial need, academic excellence, overcoming life's obstacles and other criteria into account. Applications are now open.
Why this couple will invest artistic risk capital in the New World Symphony
Since relocating to Miami from New York, Foundation donors Bob and Dede Moss have invested in their new hometown's growing arts scene. More recently, they created a fund that will provide
New World Symphony with artistic risk capital for innovative programs. We chatted with Bob about how they came to Miami, why they stay and the unique way they've chosen to champion homegrown creativity.
Pictured: Foundation donors and arts philanthropists Bob and Dede Moss.
Help us select the 10th Ruth Shack Leadership Award honoree
Now in its tenth year, the
Ruth Shack Leadership Award annually recognizes a rising leader under 40 who reflects ethical leadership, service and dedication to Greater Miami. Past honorees include
Felecia Hatcher, co-founder of
BlackTech Week, which returns to Miami next month. Anyone may submit a nomination; the deadline is February 11th.