Like many of you, we have been closely monitoring the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our community. At this time, in compliance with the ordinances of social distancing and staying safe, this year’s nonprofit community campaign has been postponed.
Inspire305 is not going away—just taking a hiatus in order to come back stronger than ever next year.
We are working to reschedule our previously planned volunteer project and hope to continue inspiring change alongside you. Be on the lookout for new ways to share and inspire the 305 during these unique times. We’re open to hearing from you and will be communicating periodically with new ways to share the inspiration.
Amidst the challenges COVID-19 has ensued on individuals, families and small businesses in Miami, Inspire305 and YOU can help make a difference.
It’s your time to inspire change and redesign the future of our community.
Inspire305 activates solutions for emerging nonprofit innovators, change makers and philanthropic leaders to propel change in our community.
In the last two years:
competed for the community’s vote
were awarded the Grand Innovator
and Trailblazer grant prizes
have contributed their time to innovating for good
$105,000* IN FUNDING
was invested into programs making a difference right in our own backyard
of programming and support impacted
over 300 individuals and families
*$35,000 awarded by anonymous donor in 2018
Meet our Grand Innovator and Trailblazer award winners.
Strong Girls Inc.
Strong Girls is a free after-school program designed to break the cycle of poverty by providing young girls the skills and support needed to stay focused on learning.
The Inspire305 grant is being used to expand Social Emotional Learning (SEL) to two more Title 1 elementary schools.
ICU baby offers financial and emotional support to families with a premature or critically ill baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Holtz Children’s Hospital at UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Baptist Health System’s South Miami Hospital.
The Inspire305 grant is being used to provide transportation stipends to low income families with a baby in the NICU.
Founded to inspire more young women to code and to connect girls in Miami who share a love for coding, CodeArt uses art-based coding projects to inspire girls in grades 4-12 to try coding and to show them how creative computer science can be.
They used their Inspire305 grant to almost triple their after school CodeHER club programs.
Mind&Melody provides music enrichment programming to long-term healthcare facility residents with Alzheimer’s. Their programs are designed to go beyond listening to music by engaging participants socially, cognitively, creatively and physically, while also improving their mood.
They used their Inspire305 grant to expand the delivery of intergenerational musical experience to nearly 100 individuals with Alzheimer’s in Miami-Dade.