Funding Partners

Discover the extraordinary power of our partners who are helping unaccompanied homeless youth mature and thrive by sustaining SRN’s holistic care. We are so grateful for all of the community support we receive. Every donation, large and small, drives positive change, creates opportunities, and builds a brighter future for all.

Because of our partners' contributions,


of SRN youth have graduated high school


of alumni have completed or are completing college.


of SRN alumni are in a career with benefits.

Laws amended or co-authored to reduce barriers

Meet Our Funding Partners

We wish we could list everyone who has donated to our program because every contribution is important to us! Unfortunately, due to space that would be unfeasible. We extend a special thank you to the following funders, whose generosity has contributed to the following cumulative donation amounts since 2020.

Angels, Over $500,000

  • Triad Foundation

Illuminators, $100,000 - $499,999

  • Bank of America Foundation
  • Broadrick Family Foundation
  • Chris T. Sullivan Foundation
  • Copperhead Charities
  • Crofton Cares
  • Crown Automotive Charities/Hawkins Family Foundation
  • Daryl and Laure Blume Foundation
  • Florida Blue Foundation
  • Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring
  • Francis and Gertrude Levett Foundation
  • Gupta Family Foundation
  • J. Crayton Pruitt Foundation
  • McCune Family Foundation
  • McNeel Family Charitable Fund
  • Rays Baseball Foundation
  • The Spurlino Foundation
  • United Way Suncoast

Sustainers, $50,000 - $99,999

  • 72 Hours to Key West
  • Children Across Borders
  • Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
  • Cyndeo Wealth Partners
  • Godbold Foundation
  • Henderson Family Foundation
  • Jack and Kathy Shields Family Foundation
  • Mildred and Michael Baynard Charitable Trust
  • Pulte Family Charitable Foundation
  • RSD Charitable Education Foundation
  • Suncoast Credit Union Foundation
  • The Lighting Foundation
  • Vinik Family Foundation

Supporters, $25,000 - $49,999

  • Robert and Cynthia Citrone
  • DeBartolo Family Foundation
  • Dan Doyle
  • Fifth Third Foundation
  • Goldring Family Foundation
  • Gries Family Foundation
  • Helios Education Foundation
  • David and Cindy Huntley
  • Matt Kilgroe
  • Mabel and Ellsworth Simmons Charitable Foundation
  • Parker Foundation
  • Pinellas Community Foundation
  • Raymond James Charitable
  • Paul and Lisa Romanowski
  • Save Your World Foundation
  • Matt and Andrea Silverman
  • Tampa General Hospital
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

Friends, $10,000 - $24,999

  • 100 Women Who Care St Petersburg
  • AJAX Paving Company
  • W Thomas Morgan III and Rebecca Alexander
  • Ashley Furniture
  • Beth Basham
  • Carden & Associates
  • Caspers Company
  • Emmanuel Cerf
  • Clark Family Fund
  • Cornelia T Bailey Foundation
  • Couch Foundation
  • Les and Cynthia Craft
  • Geof and Angi Cronen
  • The D-10 Society
  • Nicole DeBartolo
  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation
  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
  • Finance of America Cares
  • GB Foundation
  • Dr. Ira and Susan Guttentag
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
  • Scarpo Family
  • Steven and Jodi Jacolow
  • James H. and Amy G. Shimberg Foundation
  • Henri and Cynthia Jean
  • Junior League of Tampa
  • Amy Laderer
  • Joseph K. and Deborah Ireland Lamphier
  • LCM Investment
  • Mahaffey Family Foundation
  • Mullen Family Foundation
  • James and Melissa Myers
  • Drs. Jim and Gail Norman
  • Papa Johns Foundation
  • Publix Super Market Charities
  • Steve and Natalie Raney
  • Brent and Alexis Richard
  • Riley Education Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation
  • David R. Smith
  • Don and Bretta Sullivan
  • Tech Data Corporation
  • Truist Foundation
  • White Family Foundation

Builders, $5,000 - $9,999

  • Aetna Foundation
  • AJAX Building Corporation
  • Kenneth Alvarez
  • The American Psychiatric Association Foundation
  • APG Electric
  • Brian and Molly Auld
  • Scott and Patty Cecil
  • Will and Stacy Conroy
  • Contemporary Housing Alternative of Florida
  • Zach and Andrea Coopersmith
  • Ted and Marty Couch
  • Randall Crisorio
  • Chris Davitt
  • Robin DeLaVergne
  • John and Ann Ferrante-Gennaro
  • Scott and Kathy Fink
  • Stephen Gay
  • HCSO Charities
  • Kristin Hernandez
  • The Humana Foundation
  • Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay
  • Dipika Kanji
  • Joel L. Karpay
  • Krewe of Queen Annes Revene
  • Mary and Bob Sierra Family Foundation
  • Lisa Mayer
  • Moss Construction
  • National Coffee Association
  • Orlando Health
  • Tejas Patel
  • Scott and Deidre Peek
  • Augie and Sarah Ribeiro
  • RIPA and Associates
  • Ripa LaFace Foundation Trust
  • RNG Tampa Bay
  • Rotary Club of Ybor City
  • Rowe Architects
  • Cherie Schonbrun
  • Gregory and Elizabeth Sembler
  • Michael and Diane Semeraro
  • Craig and Jan Sher
  • Martin Solomon
  • Suffolk Construction Company
  • Tampa Kiwanis Foundation
  • TEGNA Foundation
  • The Margaret McCartney and R. Parks Williams Foundation
  • The Rhoads Group
  • The Richard M Schulze Family Foundation
  • The Trust for the Meditation Process
  • Matthew and Leila Tooley
  • W and H Thomas Charitable Trust
  • Wawa Foundation
  • Drew Weatherford
  • David Williams
  • Woodhouse Day Spa

Grant Funding

In addition, we wish to recognize the following foundations who are currently supporting Starting Right, Now programs with multi-year grant funding.

Donate now or help homeless youth in your community to stop the cycle.

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