About the Foundation

Established in 2001 following Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek’s retirement, The Carrie Meek Foundation, Inc. maintains U.S. Congresswoman Meek’s work through grant-making, civic engagement, and community development. The Carrie Meek Foundation is the legacy in action of one of the most visionary and productive public servants in U.S. history. Throughout her educational career and her distinguished tenure in state and federal office, Carrie P. Meek has faithfully advocated equity and opportunity for poor and deprived people. Committed to taking bold, transformative steps, Congresswoman Meek has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life and create opportunities for all, especially the young, minorities, and the disadvantaged.

The Carrie Meek Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization whose mission is to help improve the lives of individuals in the areas of Education, Housing, Health, and Economic Development in Miami-Dade County and the larger Florida community by building partnerships that: (i) create educational opportunity; (ii) facilitate housing development; (iii) provide access to and information pertaining to healthcare; and (iv) foster and promote economic development programs, projects and initiatives including workforce training and development.