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The Children Are Our Future


Brevard’s Early Learning Coalition Readies Tomorrow’s Leaders   Much more is now known about what occurs in the brains of infants and young children.  Based on decades of brain research, we know the significant impact – good or bad –…

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Giving Back: Brevard Achievement Center

Business, Profiles

Changing Lives for the Better   Brevard Achievement Center assists individuals with disabilities achieve vocational and social independence.  Services include an adult day training program that provides classes and employment opportunities, employment services to help those wanting to gain employment…

Sandi Scannelli
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2012 Business Leader of the Year – NONPROFIT

Business, Leadership

Sandi Scannelli President/CEO, Community Foundation for Brevard   Sandi Scannelli is familiar with every facet of Brevard’s nonprofit community, which encompasses more than 1,500 public charities. The Community Foundation, an independent, nonprofit organization, consists of a family of philanthropists who…

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Giving Back: Brevard Family Partnership

Business, Development

  “Our goal is to put ourselves out of business,” says Brevard Family Partnership’s director of communications, Geo Ropert.  “We know that’s a lofty goal but in trying to attain it we strive, each day, to reduce the incidences of…

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Jamie Tworkowski and CJ Hobgood

Profiles, Young Professionals

Sharing a Message of Compassion throughout the Surf Community by Allison Arteaga Sometimes the most important opportunities in life are the ones we never see coming. When two 11-year-old boys met while surfing one day, they could never have imagined that…

Lindsey Deaton - Co-founder KLD Youth Foundation
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Lindsey Deaton

Profiles, Young Professionals

‘Standing in the Gap’ Lindsey Deaton and her husband Kevin founded the KLD Youth Foundation ten years ago. Their vision was to help at-risk young people, the way Kevin had been rescued after having been left to fend for himself…

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Take a Seat at the Board Table


Nonprofit Board Participation Yields Professional, Personal Growth by Kimberly Meehan Agee We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give. For women in business, building relationships with people who share your passions within…

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Finding the Funding

Business, Money

Connecting Foundation’s Resources to Nonprofits’ Needs by Ann Luke Running a nonprofit organization is always challenging. Running a nonprofit organization during this economic climate can be downright difficult and, at some times, overwhelming. For example, maybe the federal and state…