Stories with 'The Miami Foundation' tag

You can decide which Miami nonprofit will win a $25,000 grant

Voting is now open for the five finalists. (📸: Matt Rice) HERE ARE THE FINALISTS: Inspire305, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade, has officially named five game-changing, innovative and inspiring nonprofit finalists eligible for their grant contest. Now it’s up to the public – you have until May 15 to cast your vote for your favorite […]

/ May 2, 2019

The ambitious plan to get a great park within walking distance of every Miamian

What happens when a city invests in a public parks system that’ll actually work.

/ April 3, 2017

Neat Streets Miami is tackling Miami’s unsheltered bus stops

This Public Space Challenge winner is all about the journey, not the destination.

/ March 30, 2017

How a park volunteer board got funding from The Miami Foundation to beat the sun

What do you do if you’ve got the goods but it’s too hot to use them?

/ March 29, 2017

CULTRA is bringing Miami’s creative community together one public space at a time

How a social networking group and an annual street-performance festival got together to engage Downtown’s creative community with monthly open mics.

/ March 26, 2017

How a single water-bottle refill station became a full-time career

How a private citizen accidentally became a full-time environmental activist after applying to The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge.

/ March 23, 2017

How Friends of The West End plan to make West Kendall cool

The West Kendall dilemma: How do you make the community more than a place where people go home to sleep?

/ March 21, 2017

You don’t need to be an urban planner to change public spaces

Ileana Collazo used hand-painted flowerpots and tropical plants to honor Little Havana’s public spaces and local artists.

/ March 12, 2017

The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge wants to fund your next big idea.

Time to channel your inner Leslie Knope – The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge is back.

/ March 5, 2017

How thinking small can change a city

What happens when people stop aiming for the perfect, large-scale urban improvements? Well, a lot.

/ March 24, 2016