Grants Program for New Beneficiaries 2018-03-05T11:50:39+00:00

Grants Program for New Beneficiaries

We have some exciting news!
Grant applications will be available beginning on March 5, 2018.

You may know that SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has donated over $18.7 million to local charities over the past 10 years. We have funded the Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida SouthWestern State College, as well as other important initiatives to benefit the health and wellness of children in our community.

We are now expanding our grants program to include other non-profits, and you may be eligible! We will be accepting grant proposals based on proceeds from the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, our signature fundraising event.

How do I apply? 2018-02-22T15:47:36+00:00

Download the application below and re-submit online. The application will be available soon, from March 5, 2018 through April 5, 2018.

When is the deadline to apply? 2018-02-22T15:47:47+00:00

Applicants must meet submission deadline of April 5, 2018.

What funding qualifies? 2018-02-22T15:48:02+00:00

Needs pertaining to the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida.

Who will receive it? 2018-02-19T12:19:39+00:00

Organizations approved through a competitive grant process to improve new or existing programs meeting the grant guideline criteria.

How much funding might I receive? 2018-02-19T12:20:26+00:00

We have committed 10% of 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest proceeds, to be divided as approved.

When will I know if I am awarded a grant? 2018-02-19T12:21:24+00:00

Announcements will be made in the fall of 2018 and awarded after the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.

Please download and complete the Grant Application form.


Fill out form below and attach the completed pdf file.

Reminder: The grant cycle will be open for 30 days. Deadline is April 5, 2018. Grants will be funded by proceeds from the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.

For any questions, please call Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist, Grant Committee Chairman, Secretary, and Trustee of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., at 239-233-3724.

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