May 2, 2016 | Press Releases
The Foundation’s initiative to celebrate a year of “Good Works” has reached its midway point. Read on to see how we’ve celebrated with the non-profit community.
February 8, 2016 | News
Foundation grants have funded start-up costs for this apartment-style community for adults with developmental disabilities.
January 15, 2016 | Events
10 Central Florida nonprofits will compete for a $20K grant with the winner selected by audience vote. Event tickets are available now.
December 16, 2015 | Press Releases
We are pleased to announce the election of Dr. Anne Kerr and the reelection of Rick Walsh.
November 16, 2015 | News
Both the local and international chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals have presented the Foundation with their annual award.
August 28, 2015 | News
Organization brings diverse and passionate teachers to low-income schools in Orlando and Orange County.
August 6, 2015 | News
Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has been named the 2015 Outstanding Foundation by the AFP. Both the national organization and the Central Florida Chapter have chosen the Foundation to receive their annual award.
July 7, 2015 | News
Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College honors the Foundation with the dedication of the newly renamed Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership.
June 18, 2015 | News
A recent grant of $50,000 will help to establish the statewide headquarters and processing lab for Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida.
June 9, 2015 | News
A $200,000 grant will help the agency expand to a new facility, enabling them to help more children and families in need.
April 7, 2015 | News
The Foundation presented the third annual award at the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival to artist Marius Moore.
March 13, 2015 | News
Numerous recent grants reflect our commitment to supporting The Arts in Central Florida.
December 15, 2014 | News
Theatrical performances are especially designed for children with sensory processing disorders and special needs.
August 29, 2014 | News
Call the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, of course!
Foundation grant helps A Gift For Teaching transport the largest supply donation in its history from warehouses in Minneapolis to classrooms in Central Florida.
August 5, 2014 | News
A $142,192 grant will cover the Director of Resource Development’s salary for eighteen months as BGCLSC expands its executive staff.
May 22, 2014 | News
Eddie Sanchez recently celebrated his graduation from UCF College of Medicine, which was made possible through a scholarship from the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation. The Foundation is donating $300,000 to establish a new endowed scholarship, and is urging others in the community to contribute similarly.
March 27, 2014 | Events
The former Florida Governor led a panel discussion with Rollins College political science students, attended a VIP reception at the Alfond Inn and spoke to students, faculty and the members of the community.
February 21, 2014 | NewsPress Releases
The grant contributes to new Ronald McDonald House at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Lake Nona’s Medical City.
February 5, 2014 | News
Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation’s chairman, Gerald “Jerry” Hilbrich was interviewed on Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer’s Growing Bolder radio show to discuss his ideas on philanthropy and giving back.
February 5, 2014 | News
For more than 40 years the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has invested in the power of ideas to create innovative civic solutions that help people help themselves. The Foundation is pleased to support the special visit of former Governor Jeb Bush to Rollins College.
January 30, 2014 | News
Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate our 40th Anniversary in 2013. Check out the video recap on our YouTube Channel.
December 18, 2013 | News
Gerald “Jerry” Hilbrich was honored with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Lifetime Achievement Award at National Philanthropy Day.
December 6, 2013 | News
The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation is please to announce that Glenn “Doc” Rivers has joined its esteemed Board of Directors.
November 13, 2013 | EventsNews
Foundation board members, staff and special guests enjoyed an afternoon at Rollins College, dedicating the new Archibald Granville Bush Science Center.
August 19, 2013 | News
The students at the Adult Literacy League sent their heart-felt thanks and best wishes for our 40th Anniversary.
July 3, 2013 | News
Grantee BETA Center helps to celebrate nearly 40 years of helping at-risk families in Central Florida. They presented the Foundation with this display and a heartfelt letter of thanks. Thank you, BETA Center!
April 10, 2013 | News
As we mark the 40th Anniversary of the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, we spotlight the impact the Foundation has had on the lives of Central Floridians. Here, we profile three deserving individuals who benefitted from grants awarded by the Foundation.
April 10, 2013 | News
June marks the Foundation’s 40th Anniversary. Grant recipients help celebrate by sharing how the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation has impacted their lives.
March 21, 2013 | News
The inaugural Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation “Art of Philanthropy” award was presented to international photographer Greg Davis of Austin, Texas for his photograph “Blanket Weaver” at The 54th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival.
February 19, 2013 | News
December 17, 2012 | News
In an Orlando Sentinel Guest Column, David Odahowski explains how politics in Washington is threatening the future of charity and the generosity of Floridians.
December 12, 2012 | News
After a “60 Minutes” story chronicled the growing problem of homelessness in Seminole County, The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation took immediate action, providing a grant to the Christian Help Foundation to stock their food pantry and assist homeless students at an elementary school in Casselberry.
November 6, 2012 | News
Just shy of its 40th anniversary, the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation awarded $100 million in grant money. Pushing the Foundation over the $100 million mark is a grant made to the Archibald Granville Bush Science Center at Rollins College.