The SWFL Community Foundation and stakeholders from across the region reviewed data indicating that a majority of graduating high school seniors in the 5-county region were not taking advantage of post-secondary educational opportunities and financial assistance available to them.  In fact, according to the research, only 37% of graduating high school seniors were completely the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  The Community Foundation gathered regional partners to address this which became the Foundation’s first Regional Call to Action, and a Foundation Initiative was born, FutureMakers.


Click here to read or download the report on results on this inaugural program.