The Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) is committed to helping children in Central Florida realize their full potential, especially those most at risk, by supporting programs and partnerships that empower families and change lives.

Support OMYF at Our Live Events

Orlando Wine Festival & Auction

The Orlando Wine Festival and Auction, benefiting OMYF, is the premiere fundraising event you don't want to miss!

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OMYF Open Golf Tournament

The OMYF Open Golf Tournament is a legendary Central Florida fundraising event featuring renowned sponsors, more than 200 golfers and Orlando Magic talent.

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Online Auctions

Jersey Off Our Backs Auction

Jersey Off Our Backs Auction

During the season, the OMYF hosts jersey auctions where fans can bid to win autographed game-worn jerseys, two courtside or ultimate seats and more!

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In-Game Auction

In-Game Auction

At each Magic home game, the OMYF hosts an in-game and online auction featuring sports memorabilia autographed by Magic players and other NBA superstars.

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Upgrade Your License Plate

License Plate

Show Your Magic Spirit with a New License Plate

The Orlando Magic specialty license plate is available for purchase, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF). The plate can be purchased in-person at your local Motor Vehicle Service Center! Learn More

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OMYF is committed to helping children in Central Florida. With all administrative costs covered, 100% of your gift goes directly to benefit at-risk youth right here in our community.

For more information:

Email: omyf@orlandomagic.com

Phone: 407.916.2644

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Eligible organization/programs will:

  • Have 501(c)3 federal tax-exempt status
  • Demonstrate one full year of program services and outcomes
  • Demonstrate a strong financial position
  • Serve youth in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties
  • Report strong measurable outcomes and meet grantmaking criteria in one of the areas of focus listed above

Ineligible funding requests:

  • Capital campaigns, endowments or other reserve funds
  • Public or private schools
  • Government agencies
  • Programs that do not fit funding guidelines or grantmaking strategies

Pillars

Education

This funding area supports agencies with established academic intervention program strategies in select transition stages that directly serve underperforming children and youth. Priority is given to programs that track student's GPA, attendance, and standardized test scores. Areas of focus include early learning, K-3 grade reading proficiency, middle-to-high school transition, postsecondary access, and postsecondary persistence

The Arts

This funding area promotes arts agencies that have dynamically shown the ability to improve and enhance overall academic performance for their participants. Preference will be given to non-profit organizations that specifically introduce at-risk and/or underserved children to programs that involve music, dance, and theatre. Areas of focus include early childhood enrichment and arts education (with metrics) as an essential component to enhance general education.

Health & Wellness

This funding area supports programs that reduce the risk of childhood obesity, promote healthy eating, and physical activity that improves the lives of children and youth. Programs must be tracking BMI in the youth they serve. Areas of focus include childhood obesity prevention and/or treatment programs, hunger - food banks and childhood hunger relief, and nutrition and exercise.

Homelessness

This funding area supports prevention services and/or long-term housing strategies with multiple wrap-around services for individuals and families. Areas of focus include homelessness prevention programs and permanent supportive and transitional housing for Youth.

By The Numbers

More than $25 million distributed to local nonprofits through OMYF

Impacting an estimated 100,000 youth each year

30 years of community support

500 local agencies funded by OMYF

More than 7,000 staff volunteer hours annually

OMYF Board Members

The OMYF Board of Directors consists of individuals with diverse backgrounds, a broad range of expertise, and a shared passion for helping our community.

  • Dan DeVos Chairman,
    OMYF Chairman,
    Orlando Magic

  • Linda Landman Gonzalez President and Secretary, OMYF VP of Social Responsibility, Orlando Magic

  • Jim Fritz Treasurer Chief, OMYF Financial Officer, Orlando Magic

  • Pamella DeVos Orlando Magic Ownership Group, Orlando Magic

  • Alex Martins Chief Executive Officer, Orlando Magic

  • Charlie Freeman President of Business Operations, Orlando Magic

  • Ryan DeVos Director, Magic Gaming

  • Joel Glass Chief Communications Officer, Orlando Magic

  • Shelly Wilkes President, Lakeland Magic

  • Chris Heller President, Orlando Solar Bears

  • Bill duPont Investments

  • Judge Belvin Perry Jr. Former Chief Judge - Florida’s 9th Judicial Circuit Attorney GrayRobinson

  • Mayanne Downs Shareholder and General Counsel, Morgan & Morgan

  • Maribeth Bisienere Senior Vice President, DSE Emerging Businesses

  • Derek Lewis President, South Division for PepsiCo Beverages North America

  • Dr. Beena Parikh Practice Administrator, Premier Cardiology & Vascular Associates

  • Eric Van de Zilver President, Dynasty Sports & Entertainment

  • Thomas Ruggie Founder & CEO, Destiny Family Office

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