The Second Chance of Florida Foundation The Second Chance of Florida Foundation

The Second Chance of Florida Foundation

William Umansky, Central Florida attorney and founding partner of Umansky Law Firm, recognized the importance of education in breaking the cycle of poverty. While operating a successful law practice focused on giving individuals second chances, he saw children suffering as a result of their parents’ mistakes and subsequent incarceration. He knew their chances of going to college were slim to none.

Wanting to give back to his community, in 2011 Umansky, established the Second Chance of Florida Foundation. He is particularly compelled to help those students who continue doing well in school despite lifes hurdles.

Funding college tuition and book scholarships for students who demonstrate academic excellence, despite personal, economic and financial hardships.

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The Second Chance of Florida Foundation (SCFF) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization established to fund college tuition and book scholarships for students who are demonstrating academic excellence despite personal, economical and financial hardship.

SCFF funds these scholarships each year though grants, social fundraisers, and other activities. It also partners with other like-minded, non-profit organizations to reward exceptional youth and give them the second chance they deserve.

We want to reward those kids that still strive to be the best despite the difficult circumstances they face and that they did not create. Everyone deserves a second chance and kids who can succeed despite personal hardship deserve it even more. William Umanksy

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According to Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA)
10,719,440 students were eligible for the pell grant during the 2017/2018 Grant Cycle.

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The Umansky Law Firm was founded by former prosecutor William D. Umansky. Mr. Umansky was later joined in the practice by his wife, former prosecutor Zahra S. Umansky.

WILLIAM UMANSKY

WILLIAM UMANSKY

Bill  “The Lawman” Umansky as he is known by other lawyers in Florida  has over thirty years of experience offering...

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ZAHRA UMANSKY

ZAHRA UMANSKY

Zahra Umansky was a former Assistant Public Defender in the 18th judicial circuit in Brevard and Seminole Counties. As a...

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BRICE AIKENS

BRICE AIKENS

Brice Aikens is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer dedicated to representing those facing criminal accusations in the Greater Orlando...

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BRADFORD FISHER

BRADFORD FISHER

A graduate of the University of Florida and practicing law since 1998, he spent three years in civil litigation in...

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RACHEL MATTIE

RACHEL MATTIE

Rachel Mattie is a criminal defense attorney in the Orlando area. Ms. Mattie is a former Assistant Public Defender for...

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CANDACE COLETTI

CANDACE COLETTI

Candace Coletti is an attorney and Director of our Client Relations department. Prior to joining our firm, Attorney Coletti handled...

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LEROY COSTNER

LEROY COSTNER

LeRoy Costner is a Death Penalty Certified and experienced trial lawyer. LeRoy Costner understands when you start something, you must...

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