OUR FUNDERS

Funders

S.T.E.P.S. in the Right Direction, Inc. is proud of the support that we receive. About 90 percent of our funding comes from grants from foundations and local and state government. We are also supported by an ever-growing number of people who have made donation of time and money to support our work. Join the ranks of donors and volunteers now!

Present and Past funding sources include:

Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square miles (larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware). One-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. It is located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula. In 2006 it had a population of 2,402,208. 51.4% of Miami-Dade County residents are foreign-born and about 14.5% of families and 18.0% of the population are below the poverty line. Read More…

The Children’s Trust
The Children"s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future. The Trust encourages creative approaches to coordinating, integrating and funding services across and within the areas of health, safety, development and to promote increased parental and community involvement on behalf of all our children and The Trust stresses outcome measurements for all approved grants. Read More…

State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs is the agency constitutionally designated by Florida voters to “serve as the primary state agency" responsible for administering human services programs for the elderly. (Section 430.03 Florida Statutes). Its purpose is to serve elders in all aspect possible ways to help them keep their self-sufficiency and self-determination. Read More…

Florida KidCare Application Assistance
Florida children from birth through the end of age 18 are eligible for coverage. It is free to apply and with year-round enrollment, the time to apply is always now. Begin your family’s application by clicking the pink ‘Apply Now’ button. Then Florida KidCare does the rest. Based on the age of the child, household size, and family income, we automatically match each child with their best fit of the four Florida KidCare programs – Medicaid, MediKids, Florida Healthy Kids, or the Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan. It’s that easy!. Read More…