Along the Gulfshore


NCEF Awards More Than $15 Million to SWFL Nonprofits

Forty-seven organizations received money raised during the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival.

 

The festivities have died down, but the 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival will live on.

Earlier this week, the Naples Children & Education Foundation (the foundation behind the wine fest) announced the recipients of the $15.1 million raised during the festival. Money went to 47 children's nonprofits, including several that carry out specific NCEF strategic initiatives.    

Since starting in 2001, the wine festival has raised more than $176 million. 

Related: Love Was All Around at the 2018 NWWF

 

Organization

Allocation

ABLE Academy

$191,400

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

$100,000

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County

$450,000

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

$75,000

Catholic Charities of Collier County

$180,000

Champions For Learning

$85,000

Collier Child Care Resources

$125,000

Collier County Child Advocacy Council

$426,300

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

$19,140

Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation

$150,000

FlourishNow-Safe Families

$130,500

Friends of Foster Children Forever

$339,450

Fun Time Early Childhood Academy

$136,590

Gargiulo Education Center

$52,200

Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

$100,000

Good Wheels

$75,000

Grace Place for Children & Families

$330,600

Guadalupe Center

$522,000

Legal Aid Service of Collier County

$500,250

Literacy Volunteers of Collier County

$34,800

MusicScores!

$40,000

Naples Botanical Garden

$75,000

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center

$174,000

NCH Safe & Healthy Children's Coalition of Collier County

$45,240

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee

$200,100

Redlands Christian Migrant Association

$160,950

Special Olympics

$65,250

St. Matthew's House

$50,000

The Greater Marco Family YMCA

$317,550

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children

$269,700

United Arts Council of Collier County

$50,000

Valerie's House

$75,000

Youth Haven

$304,500

 

Strategic Initiative Partners

 

Children’s Early Learning Initiative

ABLE Academy

Early Learning Coalition

 Early Literacy & Learning Model (ELLM)

Redlands Christian Migrant Association

$995,000

Children’s Hunger Initiative

Harry Chapin Food Bank of SWFL

Meals of Hope

$1,200,000

Children’s Mental Health Initiative

 David Lawrence Center

Golisano Children’s Hospital

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

$2,365,000

Children’s Out-of-School Time Initiative

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County

Guadalupe Center

Redlands Christian Migrant Association

Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board-Miracle Afterschool Program

The Immokalee Foundation

$2,092,000

Children’s Oral Health Initiative

University of Florida College of Dentistry

$1,200,000

Children’s Vision Initiative

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Florida Eye Clinic

Florida’s Vision Quest

Golisano Children’s Hospital

 Lighthouse of Collier

$979,568

NCEF College and Technical Career Empowerment

$500,000

 

Grand total awarded on March 19 $15,182,088