Hundreds pack launch event for The Miami Foundation’s $100,000 Our Miami Public Space Challenge


The Miami Foundation President and CEO Javier Alberto Soto speaks at the Our Miami Public Space Challenge LaunchMore than 400 young professionals, local change-agents and engaged Miamians filled The Stage Miami for The Miami Foundation’s Our Miami Project Launch.  The kickoff event, held on Wednesday, July 31, introduced two new projects: the Public Space Challenge and Match305, a talent retention project. Both programs are part of the foundation’s Our Miami initiative, which fosters community by building attachment to the city, developing public spaces and retaining young talent in Miami.

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Sixty-five local nonprofits receive $1 million at The Miami Foundation’s 2013 Community Grants event


2013 Community Grants Reception photo

The Miami Foundation hosted their annual Community Grants signature event on June 18 in the Diamond Club at Marlins Park. Generously sponsored by TotalBank, more than 150 donors, nonprofit executive directors, board members and community leaders gathered to celebrate the program that awarded $1 million to 65 local nonprofit organizations.

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The Miami Foundation sets official date for Give Miami Day 2013


In a social-network publicized announcement on givemiamiday.org, The Miami Foundation revealed November 20, 2013, as the official date for Give Miami Day 2013. Last year, Give Miami Day made history as the most active day of philanthropic giving in South Florida.

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