Current Campaigns 2019
As a courtesy to our clients, the Community Foundation is pleased to share the following information about the various community campaigns taking place at local nonprofit charitable organizations in Indian River County. This information is updated on a quarterly basis, and may change based on the progress of each individual organization.
Gifford Youth Achievement Center “Dream Weavers Campaign”
GYAC’s Dream Weavers campaign launched to expand their facility and programs. The new building will serve the 167 families they have had to turn away, due to lack of capacity. $3.4 million will cover construction costs and three years of spendable funding to support expanded staffing, utilities and other operational expenses. $4 million will go towards an endowment to ensure expansion and programming will be sustainable.
Goal: $7.4 million
To learn more, visit https://gyacdreamweavers.com/campaign-2/
McKee Botanical Garden “Children’s Garden Campaign”
McKee initiated a capital campaign to construct a Children’s Garden. The Garden will provide an engaging and educational place for children and their families. $3.7 million will go to the construction of the garden, which includes a monkey bridge, an amphitheater, bamboo bridges and huts, and many more adventures for the children. $3.8 million will go to McKee’s Endowment to continue to sustain and maintain the garden and operations.
Goal: $7.5 Million
To learn more, visit https://mckeegarden.org/childrens-garden/
Vero Beach Rowing “Boathouse”
Vero Beach Rowing launched a capital campaign to build a boathouse in MacWilliams Park. The 14,736 square foot 2 story building will have 4 bays on the ground floor to store club boats & ancillary equipment. The second floor will contain workout facilities, staff offices, restrooms with lockers and showers, and a kitchen. It will give Vero Beach Rowing a centralized location to run their programs, which are offered to youth, veterans, and many adults in the community. All of the money raised will go towards the construction of a two story facility.
Goal: $2.5 Million
To learn more, visit http://verobeachrowing.org/
United Against Poverty “Up Center Phase II”
United Against Poverty launched phase II of their campaign after the acquisition of the new UP center, formerly an old citrus plant. The new center will increase capacity their four major programs; Crisis Stabilization Program, Member Share Grocery Program, Education Program, and Success Training Employment Program. The funds raised in phase II will go towards remodel and re-purpose the space.
Goal: $3.9 Million
To learn more, visit https://upirc.org/