Donations for this drive have ended

Results below


Over $100,000+ AR: 

First Place

Forward Paths Foundation

Raised a total of $15,565.84

Will be receiving $10,000.00 from MDCT

Second Place

Sonnentag Theatre at the Ice House

Raised a total of $10,123.98

Will be receiving $5,000.00 from MDCT

Third Place

New Vision for Independence

Raised a total of $7,890.08

Will be receiving $2,500.00 from MDCT

Fourth Place

Lake Cares Food Pantry

Raised a total of $6,655.77

Will be receiving $1,663.94 from MDCT


Under $100,000 AR: 

First Place
WE HAD A TIE IN FIRST PLACE FOR THIS CATEGORY!!

Mental Illness and Kindness Endowment (M.I.K.E.)

Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Both of these organizations raised a total of $20,000.00 each

We have decided to award them with $10,000.00 EACH from MDCT!
Which increases our total amount given from $40,000 to $50,000. Way to go!

Second Place

Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Fund

Raised a total of $11,596.17

Will be receiving $5,000.00 from MDCT

Third Place

Mount Dora Golf Association Fund

Raised a total of $5,355.93

Will be receiving $2,500.00 from MDCT

Fourth Place

Forward March Initiative

Raised a total of $4,198.25

Will be receiving $1,049.56 from MDCT


The Mount Dora Community Trust accomplished our biggest community support drive yet!!

Cornerstone Hospice Fund (7)
$1,372.98
American Legion Post 35
$0
Easter Seals Florida, Inc (3)
$125.87
East Lake County Community Foundation (3)
$651.43
Educational Foundation of Lake County, Inc (3)
$305.12
First Robotics Team 1557 (2)
$900.00
Forward Paths Foundation (35)
$15,565.84
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 147
$0
Golden Triangle YMCA Family Center (12)
$5,882.41
Forward March Initiative (29)
$4,198.25
Habitat for Humanity of Lake/Sumter, Florida (2)
$77.30
Jane Austen Fest Scholarships (1)
$25.87
Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc (1)
$51.43
Leash, Inc. (1)
$25.87
Lake Cares Food Pantry (14)
$6,655.77
M.I.K.E – Mental Illness & Kindness Endowment (28)
$20,000.00
Lake County Sheriff’s Office Charities
$0
Mount Dora Chamber Foundation (13)
$20,000.00
Mount Dora Center for the Arts (8)
$389.80
Mount Dora Golf Association (6)
$5,355.93
New Vision for Independence (8)
$7,890.08
Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Fund (26)
$11,596.17
Sonnentag Theatre at the Ice House (24)
$10,123.98
Mount Dora Lions Club Foundation (2)
$153.99
Trout Lake Nature Center (32)
$6,408.45
Mount Dora Police Department Heroes Foundation (1)
$100.00
Waterman Village Foundation
$0
Mount Dora Youth Football League (1)
$26.32
We Care of Lake County, Inc. (4)
$1,141.36
Rich Critters Fund (2)
$542.53

Giving Week! Otherwise known as “Match Week.”
We chose 30 local non-profits (vetted, trustworthy, and active in our community) and separated them into two categories in terms of annual income: Large- $100k + annual revenue, and small – under $100k annual revenue.
The non-profits in each category  COMPETED for first prize, for receiving the most donation dollars. They will receive matching funds from us, dollar for dollar up to $10,000!! Second place will be eligible for matching funds up to $5,000. Third and fourth place will be eligible for matching funds up to $2,500.
Donations opened up 9 a.m. on December 1st and were accepted until 4 p.m. December 8th.

Links to the organization websites:
Cornerstone Hospice
Easter Seals – Camp Challenge
Educational Foundation of Lake County
Forward Paths Foundation
Golden Triangle YMCA
Habitat for Humanity of Lake/Sumter
Haven of Lake & Sumter
Lake Cares Food Pantry
Lake County Sheriff’s Office Charities
Mount Dora Center for the Arts
New Vision for Independence
Sonnentag Theatre at the Icehouse
Trout Lake Nature Center
Waterman Village Foundation
We Care of Lake County
American Legion Post 35
East Lake County Community Foundation
FIRST Robotics Team 1557
Forward March Initiative
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 147
Jane Austen Fest Scholarships
LEASH, Inc.
M.I.K.E Fund
Mount Dora Chamber Foundation
Mount Dora Golf Association
Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club
Mount Dora Lions Club Foundation
Mount Dora Police Heroes Foundation
Mount Dora Youth Football League (pop warner)
Rich Critters