Campus Express – The Celebration Foundation sponsors bus trips to the Technical Education Center Osceola (TECO) and Valencia College for disadvantaged students to encourage post-secondary education. This program was recognized as one of the top ten strategies for improving the college going rate for Osceola students. Campus Express Navigators, a program for 5th graders, focuses on career exploration.
Concert Series – A great community deserves great music. The goal of the Celebration Foundation Concert Series is to bring high quality music to Celebration. The Series also aims to expose youth in the area to the beauty and skill of high quality music performances. Four to five concerts are offered annually.
New Urbanism – In 2012, the Celebration Foundation convened a group of architects and urban planners to preserve, protect and advance the New Urbanism Principles which were part of the framework in developing Celebration.
Osceola Connected – The Celebration Foundation founded Osceola Connected, a consortium of concerned non-profits, businesses and faith-based organizations to address childhood hunger in Osceola County. Osceola Connected has organized meal packing events, launched Learning without Hunger, and collected sneakers, toiletry items and school supplies for children throughout the county.
Scholarships – The Celebration Foundation Scholarship program was established to demonstrate support for our high school graduates and to help further their education. Several $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to a Celebration High School senior or to a resident senior student who attends a school outside of Celebration.
Thriving In Place – The Celebration Foundation Thriving in Place program was conceived to enable residents to live in their own homes leading healthy, safe, independent and productive lives as they age or manage a disability. Based on the Village to Village movement, members enjoy a one call resource for access to volunteers and vetted service providers, social, cultural, wellness and educational activities, assistance from professional staff, and much more.
WINGS – The Celebration Foundation’s WINGS program (Women’s Initiative Nurturing Girls’ Strength) was created to explore ways for women and girls to create strong, powerful and positive life journeys. Goal setting, leadership qualities, positive self-image and stereotype myths are some of the topics explored.