Scholarship Recipients

2022-2023 Recipients

 Lisa Nguyen Ocoee HS$7500
 Blake Thompson Homeschool$6000
 Kishen Sukhu Ocoee HS$5000
 Tenielle MacCabe Homeschool$750
 Benedict Ridore Ocoee HS$250 
 Jake MacTavish Ocoee HS$250 
 Bruno Rodriguez-Mendez Ocoee HS$250 


2021-2022 Recipients

            Benedict Ridore         Ocoee High School                Scholarship Amount             $7,500.00

            Milena Lynch              Innovative Montessori          Scholarship Amount            $6,500.00

            Toshani Krishna         Ocoee High School                Scholarship Amount             $3,000.00

            Angelina Nguyen       Ocoee High School                Scholarship Amount             $3,000.00

Congratulations to you all!

Climate Change is a very real and critical issue facing Florida and the world. We hope the participants will continue to stay involved and keep informed as science looks for innovative ways of slowing and stopping the negative effects of Climate Change. All can play a very important part by being an advocate within your community for getting citizens onboard for changes that can help in the fight against Climate Change.  

Never stop learning!

"In the end we will conserve only what we love; 

we will love only what we understand;

and we will understand only what we are taught."

Baba Dioum 1968

Youth Climate Project is a partnership between the Amon Family Foundation, Inc. (AFFI) and Oakland Nature Preserve, Inc.

The Amon Family Fund Inc (AFFI) was founded in May 2021 by Jack Amon, former resident of west Orange county.  As a farmer, community activist, and participant in environmental efforts in Central Florida, Jack ‘s goal was to establish a sustainable vehicle to encourage and support environmental and educational opportunities for young people focused on environmental challenges of the 21st century.   

The operation of the Fund is assisted on the Board of Directors by two of his children, Jennifer Triggs and Jonathan Fritz,  and guided locally by the accounting firm of Derek Blakeslee.


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