The Collective Blog

Highlighting Central Florida's nonprofit news and events. Got a tip or want to write for us? Contact


Feeding Children Everywhere announced it will pack 4.4 million meals to help provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.


The inaugural group of entrepreneurs accepted into the Social Enterprise Accelerator, a new program from Central Florida Foundation designed to help entrepreneurs in the early stages of product or business development, has been announced.


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