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Fostering Connections focuses on providing educational and enrichment scholarships to children in foster care. We provide laptop computers for educational purposes. We can help offset the cost of extracurricular sports and lessons and can provide scholarships for summer camps. We serve children in St. Johns, Duval, Flagler, Putnam, and Volusia Counties. Case Managers and Child Advocate Managers can submit donation requests in the form below. Please read our grant requirements.
We look forward to helping you!


Educational Technology Grants:
-Rolling basis.
-Provides one laptop computer per student for youth in grades K-12 in need of laptop computers .
-The use of the laptop should be primarily for educational purposes.
-Clients in grades 6-12 are required to have participated in a minimum of one Fostering Connections educational program once all programs are online.
-Client or caregiver is required to submit a short testimonial on how the laptop computer supported their learning needs.
-One time grant.

Enrichment Scholarship:
-Rolling basis.
-Provides up to $400 per student in funding for youth in grades K-12 to use for enrichment activities.
-Enrichment activities include music lessons, dance lessons, athletic activities, school clubs, or leadership conferences.
-Client is required to submit an invoice or registration form to show proof of registration in the activity.
-Clients in grades 6-12 are required to have attended a minimum of one Fostering Connections educational program once all programs are available online.
-Client or caregiver is required to submit a short testimonial on how the scholarship supported their learning needs.
-One time grant.

Summer Camp Scholarship:
-Deadline: April 30
-Provides up to $300 in funding for youth in grades K-5 to attend summer camp program.
-The summer camp program must have an educational component.
-Caregiver is required to submit an invoice or registration form to show proof of registration in the activity.
-Caregiver is required to submit a short testimonial on how the scholarship supported their learning needs.
-One time grant.

Educational Milestone Scholarship:
-Rolling Basis
-Provides up to $300 in funding per student for educational milestone expenses for 8th grade students and graduating seniors.
-The grant can be applied to the following educational milestones: Graduation expenses, Graduation field trip, prom, or trips to visit postsecondary education institutions.
-Clients must have attended at least one Fostering Connections educational program once all programs are available online.
-Caregivers or clients must provide invoices to show what the funding will be applied to.
-Caregivers or clients must provide a brief testimonial about their experience and how it helped them celebrate their educational milestone.

Keys to Independence Scholarship:
-Rolling Basis
-Provides up to $5,000 in funding for 18 year old /aging out foster youth to purchase a car.
-Client must have their Driver ' s License and secure auto insurance.
-Client must be employed in a part time job.
-Client most have participated in at least one of Fostering Connections ' educational programs once all programs are available online. -Client must provide a testimonial about how the vehicle is helping them meet their personal and professional goals.
-One time grant.

Essential Donation Request Form

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