THE VILLAGERS, INC. raises funds through house and garden tours with boutiques featuring homemade items such as an annual quilt, holiday ornaments, plants, and many other items. Other fundraisers include the Historic Hunt and auctions. The organization funds scholarships to students interested in an aspect of historic preservation. In addition, members act as advocates for the value of preservation that gives the community a sense of place. By educating, advocating, fundraising, and documenting, The Villagers, Inc. continues to this day dedicated to the restoration and preservation of historic sites in the Greater Miami area.
The Villagers have announced their 2020 grant recipients. Eight organizations will share more than $45,000 in funding. Grantees for 2020 are Actor’s Playhouse, Coco Plum Woman’s Club, Curtiss Mansion, Dade Heritage Trust, Montgomery Botanical Center, Tropical Audubon Society, Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens.
Courtroom 6, Miami-Dade County Courthouse
Old Schoolhouse, Miami
Montgomery Botanical Center