Miami Lakes Town Foundation is accepting grant applications

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, November 16, 2023

     The Miami Lakes Town Foundation is accepting applications for 20 qualified grants of up to $2,500 each. 

     Through Nov. 20, residents can submit paperwork seeking funds for a community project that focuses on continuing education, literacy, development of youth programs, beautification and cultural events. 

     In 2022, the foundation awarded 19 grants, money that came from $50,000 raised by the annual Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival. Winners helped bring equipment and supplies to local classrooms; created an audiobook program for GiGi’s Playhouse; hung orchids in trees in Miami Lakes parks and created a school garden to alleviate food insecurity, among other programs. 

     Applications will be accepted until Nov. 20 and can be found at Recipients will be announced by Dec. 1, and checks will be presented between Dec. 4 and Dec. 8. 

     All projects must be completed by April 30, 2024.