Projects Funded

The P.L. Dodge Foundation is a “place-based” foundation and concentrates nearly all of its funding on projects in Miami-Dade County (Florida).


The P.L. Dodge Foundation is especially interested in projects that benefit children and families. However, the board sometimes funds statewide initiatives that promote civic engagement and resident participation in public policy matters. The foundation has supported the following initiatives:


Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civic Engagement – Miami and Boca Raton, FL

Educate Tomorrow – Miami, FL

Overtown Youth Center – Overtown, Miami, FL

The Education Fund – Miami, FL

Children’s Bereavement Center – Miami, FL

Take Stock in Children – Miami, FL

Women of Tomorrow – Miami, FL

AMI Kids (formerly Associated Marine Institutes) – Tallahassee, FL

Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe Counties – Miami, FL

South Florida Smart Growth Land Trust, Inc. – Overtown, Miami, FL 

Collins Compact – Miami, FL

Touching Miami With Love – Overtown, Miami, FL

The Miami Foundation – Miami, FL

Miami Science Museum youth programs – Miami, FL

Feeding South Florida – Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, FL