Citibank Awards 51 Non-profit Organizations Serving South Florida $791,500 in Grants on February 9

Citibank Awards 51 Non-profit Organizations Serving South Florida $791,500 in Grants on February 9

MIAMI — Citibank will award grants totaling $791,500 to 51 non-profit organizations serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties during a ceremony being held on Thursday, February 10, 2005, beginning at 8:30 AM at The Doral Park Country Club, 5001 N.W. 104 Avenue, Doral, Florida 33178. These grants have been made possible by Citigroup and the Citigroup Foundation and target organizations that focus on community development and education. Organizations that will receive grants include: the Alliance for Human Services, Northwood Business Development Corporation, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches, Hispanic Unity of Florida, and the Miami-Dade Affordable Housing Foundation. Media are welcomed to attend the ceremony to help us salute the many non-profit organizations that are making a difference in our South Florida communities and should RSVP in advance to Helen Steblecki, 718-248-4694.

“We recognize that community development and education programs are among the most valuable vehicles for building and rebuilding neighborhoods, and support us in strengthening our commitment to help make communities where we do business better places to live and work,” said Cali Garcia-Velez, President of Citibank in Florida. “Citibank is pleased and proud to be able to give back to local communities by contributing these grants and salutes the fine work of our non-profit partners.”

Along with funding, Citibank also offers non-profit organizations access to customized financial products and services, technical assistance, and support from our employee volunteers.

Citibank is a member of Citigroup (NYSE: C), the preeminent global financial services company that has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, insurance, securities brokerage, and asset management. Major brand names under Citigroup’s trademark red umbrella include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, Banamex, and Travelers Life and Annuity. The Citigroup Foundation focuses its grants primarily in three areas: financial education, educating the next generation, and building communities and entrepreneurs. Additional information may be found at

Non-profit Organizations Serving South Florida Receiving 2005 Citigroup Grants

Accion USA, Inc.

Alliance for Human Services, Inc.

Ann Storck Center, Inc.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Miami

Boca Helping Hands, Inc.

Broward Education Fund

Carrfour Supportive Housing

Central Charter School

Centro Campesino Farm Worker Center, Inc.

Children’s Home Society of Florida

Church of Brotherly Love King’s Table Corporation

City of Hope

Education Foundation of Palm Beach

Everglades Community Association, Inc.

Florida Community Loan Fund

Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center

Greater Miami Neighborhoods, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County, Inc.

Haven Economic Development, Inc.

Hispanic Unity of Florida

Jewish Museum of Florida

Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, Inc.

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches, Inc.

Key Biscayne Community School

Lake Worth Community Development Corporation

Little Haiti Housing Association, Inc.

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

Miami Art Museum

Miami Light Project, Inc.

Miami-Dade Affordable Housing Foundation, Inc.

Miami-Dade Empowerment Trust, Inc.

Museum of Contemporary Art

NEAT Stuff, Inc.

New Visions Community Development Corporation

Northwood Business Development Corporation

People United to Lead the Struggle for Equality

Project Yes

Sandpiper Shores Community Elementary School

Seagull Industries for the Disabled, Inc.

Shoes for the Soul

South Florida LISC

St. John Community Development Corporation

Teach for America

The Education Fund, Inc.

United Way of Miami-Dade County

Urban League of Broward County, Inc.

Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc.

Urban League of Palm Beach County, Inc.

West Perrine Community Development Corporation, Inc.

YMCA of Greater Miami and Dade County

YMCA of South Palm Beach County

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