FLOF & YOF
The Florida Opportunity Fund (FLOF) is a grant for service projects available only in the Florida District of Key Club International. FLOF can give clubs up to 2/3 the money necessary for service projects; however, schools must provide 1/3 of the amount they wish to receive. The amount of money you can get ranges from $100 to $1,000. Your club must be in good standing, meaning all Pride Reports submitted, complete OIF, paid dues, and active in service projects and divisional/district events.
How to Apply for FLOF:
- Click on 2012-2013 FLOF Application.
- Follow instructions and fill out application.
- Email application to your Lieutenant Governor.
- Your Lieutenant Governor must fill out part VII: Lieutenant Governor Comments within
one week of FLOF submission.
- KEEP ALL RECIEPTS.
- Follow-Up Report must be submitted within three weeks of the project date or the beginning of an ongoing project
or by March 5th.
- Failure to account for all of the money will result in the return of all FLOF funds to the District,
the ineligibility of the club to receive awards at the upcoming District Conference, and the ineligibility of the club
to receive a FLOF grant for the current and next year.
The Youth Opportunities Fund (YOF) is Key Club International’s grant program for service projects. You can receive funding for projects between $200-$2,000 once a year.
How to Apply for YOF:
- This is a paper application that you need to print, fill out, and mail to Kiwanis International Foundation.
- Applications can be found at http://www.keyclub.org/service/fund/yof/yofgrant.aspx
- Applications must be postmarked by October 15.
- You must have an adult advisor (Faculty or Kiwanis Advisor, or a school Administrator)
- Submit a final written report within 2 weeks of the completion of the project.
- Use all grant money for the purposes detailed in your application
- Keep accurate financial records and include the records in your final report
- KEEP ALL RECEIPTS.
Contact your Lieutenant Governor, Zone Administrator, or the District Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
CHOW NOW (Children Hungry on Wheels, Not on Our Watch)
Bradenton Christian School
This project NOW provides non-perishable foods for homeless children during the weekends. The BCS Key Club was able to expand the CHOW NOW project. They now feed twenty homeless children weekly, and the program is growing.
Gulf Breeze High School
The Dictionary Project by the Gulf Breeze Key Club was able to distribute over 790 dictionaries to twelve elementary schools. They also explained Key Club and some of their projects.
Habitat for Humanity Build
Jesuit High School
The Habitat for Humanity Build was a project in which members of Jesuit’s Key Club helped set the foundation for a building, raise the walls, and secure the walls, all in one day.
Trinity Preperatory School
This Senior Prom project gave senior citizens another chance to have the full prom experience again: having a date, dancing with friends, interacting with people in a happy setting, and taking pictures. Each senior received a small flower to take home with them as a reminder of their fun night.