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Valencia Foundation Grants Available to Support...

With the generous support of our donors, the Valencia Foundation supports new and existing initiatives at the College to enhance student learning. One way we accomplish this is through the Foundation’s mini-grants program, which is designed to provide financial resources for short-term projects, programs and services. For example, this program has supported: Travel and registration costs for students […]

Valencia Wins the National Endowment for the Humanities...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Valencia College has been awarded another National Endowment for the Humanities grant in the amount of $91,517. Awarded though the Dialogues on the Experiences of War grant, this project is designed to connect the humanities to the lived veteran experience — promoting dialogue not only among veterans, […]

Valencia Awarded SunTrust Foundation $75,000 Grant

Left to right: Brian Henties, director, corporate partnerships, Valencia Foundation; Joe Battista, vice president, global, professional and continuing education; and Scott Cathcart, chairman and chief executive officer, SunTrust Bank Florida Division Valencia was recently recognized for its philanthropic contributions to Central Florida via the 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation. […]

Daeri Tenery Funds Grant With the Help of RDO...

By Dani Moritz-Long State funding may be dwindling, but our students’ needs are not. That’s why Chemistry Professor Daeri Tenery became interested in the Resource Development Office (RDO) and its Valencia College Resource Development Fellows Certification Program. “I wanted to enroll in the program because I wanted to become more familiar with the grants development process,” said […]

PJI Hosts Teacher Training, Made Possible by the Central...

Just last week, Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27, 2018, Valencia’s Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) piloted its latest project, a week-long teacher development program coined the PJI Academy for Teachers. Made possible by a $25,000 grant from the Central Florida Foundation’s Better Together Fund, the program features a curriculum rooted in the PJI principles and is applicable to […]

Valencia to Receive Grant to Re-stage Paul Taylor Dance...

Valencia has been named a recipient of a $10,000 Arts Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to re-stage the upcoming season’s repertory for the piece, “3 Epitaphs,” a piece choreographed in 1956 by Paul Taylor, a master choreographer and legend in his field. Grant funds will support an artist-in-residency program in January […]

Valencia College Awarded Grant to Facilitate Community Di...

The Florida Humanities Council has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Peace and Justice Institute through the Valencia College Foundation to facilitate a series of honest and robust community conversations about Central Florida’s racial history. The project stems from the Equal Justice Initiative Orange County Task Force, a group of community partners including the Democracy […]

Valencia Awarded Grant to Support Veterans

A nearly $100,000 grant to support veterans was recently awarded to Valencia by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant was awarded through the Dialogues on the Experience of War program for Valencia’s project, Tragedy, Catharsis and Reconciliation: Voices from Ancient and Modern Warfare. Funding will be used to create a semester-long humanities course for veterans […]

Wishes Do Come True: Valencia is Awarded Three Grants

Sometimes you get three wishes, and sometimes those wishes manifest as grants. Give or take a little creative license, this is exactly what happened as the College was recently awarded three grants — each dedicated to positively impacting the community. The AT&T Foundation Awards: College Navigation Workshops The first grant, awarded in the amount of […]

Recently Awarded Grants Help Advance Valencia’s Mis...

Listed in Valencia’s values is the importance of providing access by reaching out to our communities and inviting and supporting all learners and partners to achieve their goals. Resource Development team members have been working with people from around the College to focus on that value. The following grants will play key roles in moving the […]