Charities 

  Each year the CFWL chooses different Orlando-based charities on which to focus. Along with fundraising efforts on behalf of the chosen charities,League members interact with those charities to aid individuals and other community groups in need of assistance. Due to the amazing synergy of the League and its members, we have contributed approximately $2 Million to various charities.

 

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Charities:

 

Cornerstone Hospice - $7,500 Total              
Salutes to Veterans Program; training and materials to support pinning ceremony for Veterans

 
Shephard’s Hope - $15,000 Total                       
Contribution and Naming opportunity for the Children’s play area at the new West Orange Medical Clinic


CECO - $17,600 Total                        
Development of new marketing website and computers

 
Canine Companion - $10,400 Total
Quiet Matters Room; creation of a new sensory room at their current Orlando campus
 
STIPENDS
Health Care Center for the Homeless: $2,500
Zebra Coalition: $2,500
 

Total 2018 Funding:  $55,500

 

 

Grant Awards : $80,000
Grant Awards : $90,000
Grant Awards: $90,000

 

 

Scholarships

Each year the Central Florida Women's League Foundation awards up to 10 scholarship awards to graduating young women to assist with their college tuition expenses.  Additionally, the Central Florida Women's League Foundation also selects one young man as the recipient of the George Fortier Memorial Scholarship.  Student eligibility is determined based upon academic achievement and promise, financial need and community involvement.

 

 Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship recipients! The Scholarship Committee is pleased to share we have completed our mission for this year. We awarded 10 amazing, smart, talented, well rounded, goal oriented high school seniors $3,000 scholarships each.

 

Sydney – George Fortier Scholarship
Augustana University

 

Akylah – Duke University

Elyse – University of Pennsylvania

Caroline – University of South Florida

Katie – University of Florida

Caroline – University of South Florida

Madison – University of Florida

Brianny – Florida International University

Meeti – Burnett School of Medicine @ University of Central Florida

Madison – University of Florida or Rice

 

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