Education & Research

Members of Indian River Cares that focus on education and research:

AAUW Vero Beach
AAUW Vero Beach

To achieve equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, research and philanthropy. Locally, we support scholarships, grants and programs for women and girls in Indian River County.

American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society

The mission of the American Cancer Society is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Dasie Hope Center
Dasie Hope Center

Offering a safe and nurtuing environment where children and adults can lean, dream and aspire by developing their self-esteem and learn life survival skills.

Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast
Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Haiti Partners
Haiti Partners

Helping Haitians Change Haiti through Education

Indian River Genealogical Society
Indian River Genealogical Society

The objectives of the Society are to further genealogical research and promote interest in family and local history.

Laura Riding Jackson Foundation
Laura Riding Jackson Foundation

The Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is dedicated to preserving the author's home and nurturing local writers through a series of literary offerings including writers groups, summer camps, workshops and poetry festivals.

Literacy Services of Indian River County
Literacy Services of Indian River County

Literacy Services' mission is to deliver comprehensive and innovative learning opportunities to local adults seeking English language and literacy skills to achieve their goals.

Take Stock in Children
Take Stock in Children

Take Stock in Children is a comprehensive program that helps at-risk, low-income children succeed by providing college scholarships, volunteer mentors, student advocates/case managers, early intervention, and long-term support. High standards, parental involvement, and community support are crucial to the program's success. The Indian River State College Foundation is the lead agency for Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee counties.

The Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County
The Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County

To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

The Education Foundation of Indian River County, Inc.
The Education Foundation of Indian River County, Inc.

The Education Foundation of Indian River County is a non-profit organization that funds school programs and services that support opportunities for students to achieve academic success Pre-K through 12th grades.

Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy
Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

Youth Guidance is dedicated to enriching the lives of Indian River County youth through mentoring relationships that inspire trust, self-esteem and positive futures.