Community Partners

Carnival's philanthropic efforts primarily focus in four areas, particularly those organizations that benefit youth. Those areas include:

  • Arts/Culture
  • Community Affairs(human/social needs and children/social welfare)
  • Education
  • Health/Human Services

Below is a partial list of some of the many organizations Carnival supports:


  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • City Theater
  • Florida Grand Opera
  • Miami Children's Museum
  • Miami City Ballet
  • Miami Theater Center
  • Museum of Discovery & Science
  • National YoungArts Foundation
  • New World Symphony

Community Affairs(human/social needs and children/social welfare)

  • Best Buddies International
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Broward Partnership for the Homeless
  • Camillus House
  • Chapman Partnership
  • CHARLEE Homes for Children
  • Children's Home Society of Florida
  • Feeding South Florida
  • Goodwill Industries of South Florida
  • Honey Shine
  • Kids in Distress
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
  • The Painted Turtle Gang Camp Foundation
  • Special Olympics
  • United Way of America
  • YMCA


  • Academy of Hospitality & Tourism
  • Academy of Information Technology
  • Breakthrough Miami
  • Coast Guard Foundation
  • Communities in Schools
  • Council for Educational Change
  • F.I.U. School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Florida Prepaid College Foundation
  • Junior Achievement
  • Miami HEAT Charitable Fund/HEAT Academy
  • Overtown Youth Center
  • St. Thomas University
  • Teach for America
  • United Negro College Fund
  • Zoological Society of Florida


  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis 
  • Camp Boggy Creek
  • Cancer Support Community Greater Miami
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Diabetes Research Institute
  • Jackson Memorial Foundation
  • Liga Contra El Cancer/ The League Against Cancer
  • March of Dimes
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure