SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES
DAYTONA BEACH – FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools received a $25,000 contribution from The SunTrust Foundation. The donation was given to FUTURES Foundation to partner with SunTrust executives to set up and administer a Finance Academy Grant program.
The two existing finance academies in Volusia County – at Spruce Creek High School and University High School – will benefit directly from this program, with the hopes that future finance academies may also come to fruition.
FUTURES Foundation is a nonprofit, direct funding organization founded to support Volusia County Schools. The organization’s board of directors consists of business and community leaders who raise funds for needed programs, for which tax money is not available, in the public schools.
“Assisting our public school system and developing new and innovative programs is one of the key priorities of The SunTrust Foundation,” said David Fuller, chairman, president and CEO of SunTrust Bank’s Central Florida division, speaking on behalf of The SunTrust Foundation.
“The SunTrust Foundation is doing just that by providing support across the region to help our public schools offer important financial educational programs.”
The SunTrust Foundation’s mission is to provide monetary support to nonprofit organizations and institutions engaged in activities promoting education, health and human services, culture and art, and civic and community involvement that contribute to the social and economic development primarily in the communities SunTrust serves.
For more information, contact FUTURES Foundation Director Kelly Ferguson at 386-255-6475, ext. 50730.