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                                          Celebrating 28 Years of Support for Volusia County Public Schools

Established in 1985 to increase business and community involvement in public schools and to provide programs and activities beyond the financial capabilities of the school district, the nonprofit foundation is the only organization that provides assistance to all public schools in Volusia County. 

Upcoming Events

Oct. 8 - TSIC College Expo

Oct. 9-11 Educator Intern Program

Oct. 16 - FUTURES Board Meeting

Oct. 30 - Tomorrow's Leaders Orientation

For details, visit




 FUTURES thanks our Club Members who contributed during the month of September, 2013:

Cobb Cole
Cottage Row Counseling
Florida Capital Bank
Florida Health Care Plans
Giles Electric Co., Inc.
Hayward Brown
Hayworth Creative Public Relations
Morgan Stanley
Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc.
R & R Industries, Inc.
Root Company
Thomas Ross
Rotary Club of Daytona Beach
T.D. Bank
USTA Florida
Weston & Gregory, P.A.

FUTURES thanks our event sponsors who contributed during the month of September, 2013:

City of Daytona Beach
Cobb Cole
Embry-Riddle Aeronatical University
Florida Capital Bank
Florida Power & Light
Gator Beach Sports, Inc.
Hayworth Creative Public Relations
Heart of Volusia, Inc.
Smith Hood Bigman
University of Central Florida
USTA Florida
Pamela Woods

 Don't Wait in Line--Buy or Renew Online! 

If you've been meaning to make the switch to the license tag that will directly benefit FUTURES but didn't want to make that trip to the DMV, you can now take care of it with a few simple clicks!

Established in 1995 the "license for learning tag" has provided more than $9.3 million for K-12 education in Florida. Each tag sale or renewal made in Volusia County results in a $20 contribution to FUTURES.

Visit and be a driving force in K-12 education in Volusia County!



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                                               September/October, 2013 

Dear FUTURES Supporter,

FUTURES has been quite busy since the beginning of this school year to provide programs for Volusia County Schools' students and staff.  Some of the programs include:

  • Organizing an Educator Intern shadowing program pairing community leaders with district or school-based administrators during the month of October.
  • Implementing FUTURES School Match program, to fund over $83,000 in school grants supporting academic achievement
  • Continuing to oversee the progress of 99 students in our Take Stock in Children college scholarship program, and keeping in contact with the 70 former students who have graduated from college.

Mini-Grants 2013-2014 

Sponsored by FUTURES

The Mini-Grant Committee made their selections for grant funding for the 2013-2014 school year and the winners are........


Checks were distributed at the Mini-Grant Awards Reception on September 23rd, 2013 at the ERAU ICI Center.

Many thanks to our Mini-Grant Sponsors!


Checkered Flag Committee

Consolidated Tomoka Land Company

Duke Energy Foundation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Florida Power & Light

Heart of Volusia, Inc.


Smith Hood Bigman

The Daytona Beach News Journal



     Run for FUTURES 8K/5K Run-Walk 

Come join us the the 2nd Annual Run for FUTURES 8K/5K Run-Walk scheduled for November 23rd, 2013 at Florida Tennis Center.




Downtown DeLand Rotary presents $8,000 to FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools Take Stock in Children scholarship program.  Yes one more West Volusia student will get a four-year college scholarship because of the generosity of the Rotary Club of Downtown DeLand.  

Rotary Club of Downtown DeLand raises money throughout the year for student programs.  Recently they held a bowling tournament and raised $3,000 to purchase dictionaries for every third-grader in West Volusia.

Rotary members are area business owners who work behind the scenes to benefit the community.  For more information, visit 


Take Stock in Children encourages all Florida high schools to register their school online for the opportunity to win a $100,000 grant through the Celebrate My Drive (CMD) 2013. This campaign brings together communities throughout the state to celebrate 2013's class of new drivers.  State Farm promotes teen driver safety through positive driving messages and by hosting events during National Teen Driver safety Week, October 18-26, 2013.  Schools may register and sign up to receive more information at and teens can join the conversation online at


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