Broward Sheriff Workplace Awards Almost One Million {Dollars} to Nonprofit Organizations


The Broward Sheriff’s Workplace (BSO) awarded practically 1,000,000 {dollars} of Regulation Enforcement Belief Funds (LETF) to greater than 70 charitable organizations to assist additional their mission. Twenty-two of the organizations had been first-time recipients.

In a press launch, the BSO famous that non-profit organizations present an array of invaluable providers to the neighborhood to maintain neighborhoods protected and assist enhance the lives of Broward County residents.

The checks had been introduced on Wednesday, September 21, at an enormous examine presentation held by BSO on the Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Heart in Pompano Seashore. The cash awarded comes from the seizure and forfeiture of contraband used within the fee of a felony via LETF, and state regulation permits BSO to make use of these funds for the advantage of the neighborhood.

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In the course of the presentation, Sheriff Gregory Tony acknowledged Panthers 100 Membership, Inc. president Robert Inexperienced for his 20 years of service to the neighborhood. At 94-years-old of age, Inexperienced has helped change a technology of lives via his not-for-profit group, which ensures Dillard Excessive Faculty college students develop socially and excel academically. Sheriff Tony additionally acknowledged Feeding South Florida for offering greater than eight million kilos of meals to needy households through the pandemic.

“It’s my honor to award 76 deserving community-based non-profits a complete of $930,000 in Regulation Enforcement Belief Funds,” Sheriff Tony stated. “The funds dispersed is the biggest quantity distributed in a single yr beneath my management and can assist these organizations proceed their efforts in serving to our neighborhood prosper and thrive.”

To view an inventory of the charitable organizations awarded, click on right here. To study extra about LETF and how one can apply for future funds, click on right here or e-mail LETF@sheriff.org.

 

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