Our Track Record Assisting FDC Officers and Staff


in assistance provided


FDC officers, staff, and contractors assisted


of FDC's 22,300 officers, staff, and contractors assisted


of FDC's 22,300 officers, staff, and contractors are members

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News and Updates

September 14, 2020
Annual Golf Tournament Will Return in 2021

Out of an abundance of caution, the Corrections Foundation will not be holding our 21st Annual Charitable Golf Tournament this year. Instead, we will return in October 2021 with the golf tournament that meets the high expectations of our players and supporters.

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July 22, 2020
Corrections Foundation Provides $384,050 to 341 FDC Staff in FY 2019-2020

As we gear up for our required annual audit, here's two numbers to show your donated funds at work: The Corrections Foundation assisted 341 FDC officers and employees with $384,050 in financial assistance during life’s most difficult times including critical health, accidents, house fires, hospitalizations, natural disasters and more. Because of the support of FDC […]

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Why Join the Corrections Foundation?

Through membership donations of FDC officers, staff, and contractors, the Corrections Foundation is able to take care of all FDC employees. While we offer financial assistance for non-members, those who join and qualify for financial assistance benefit in a greater amount. 


Medical emergencies - $100
House fires - $100
Disaster Relief - $100
Travel for funeral or to provide care for immediate family members - $100
$100 maximum
Up to five times in a lifetime with 18 months between requests for assistance. No minimum time required for disaster relief requests.


Medical emergencies - up to $1,500
House fires - up to $1,000
Disaster Relief - up to $1,000
Travel for funeral or to provide care for immediate family members - $500
Up to $1,500 and a minimum of $500
Up to five times in a lifetime with 18 months between requests for assistance. No minimum time required for disaster relief requests.


What Florida Department of Corrections officers, staff, and contractors say about the Corrections Foundation.

Thank you for all the assistance that you and the foundation have given. I have several employees that work for me that have benefited from the foundation.  The foundation is an excellent program  with outstanding people, and I just wanted to take the opportunity to say “Thank You” to all of you and let you […]

Training Manager

Marion Correctional Institution would like to thank all the members of the Corrections Foundation for their assistance to staff. As usual, this assistance came at the perfect time to adequately address an immediate need that was unmet until the assistance arrived.  The Foundation continues to meet the needs of our staff in times when all […]

Warden Shannon Varnes

I just wanted to say thank you, again, for the assistance the Foundation has recently given me. It will certainly help and has already taken some weight off of my shoulders. You all work very hard to take care of our people. It is tremendously appreciated!

Central Office

Thank you to you and everyone else who made it possible for my family and me to receive this assistance.  I am eternally grateful and can’t say thank you enough.

Secretary, Franklin CI

For over 10 weeks, I was out of work, dealing with some of the worst pain in my life. Being out that long put my family in financial straits. One day my boss dropped by and gave me a very generous check from the Foundation.  I realized that I was a member of a FAMILY!

Academic Teacher - Hamilton C.I.

Great organization!

Al Shopp, PBA

I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart, who took the time to help my family. I appreciate this so much. I even have enough for me to start taking my baby to the specialist

Staff Assistant

What they do for our Prison Shelter Dog Programs is Awesome!!!!

Gail Irwin

As the Director of the Pawsitive Direction program at Okeechobee CI, I can say with sincere gratitude that the Corrections Foundation has been incredibly helpful. Not only has the help come in the form of supplies when needed, but support and guidance, as well.

Nicole Ardent

 I just want to say Thank You for the assistance you provided to my baby girl! I’ve always been an avid supporter of the foundation but now that it’s blessed my family personally, I’m an even bigger advocate! Thank you doesn’t even begin to express the gratitude in my heart right now!

Karlene Marchant

Recommended Service

The Corrections Foundation frequently receives calls asking if we help cover legal expenses. While we do not, we recommend signing up for US Legal Services, which may be able to help cover fees for attorneys.*

Our Sponsors

Thank you to all the individuals, companies, and agencies supporting the Corrections Foundation.
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