People’s Trust Insurance Continues Commitment to Education with $1.25 Million Donation for Scholarships

on March 12, 2024
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DEERFIELD BEACH, FL: People’s Trust Insurance reaffirms its dedication to supporting education by announcing a significant contribution of $1.25 million to Step Up For Students. This generous donation will fund scholarships for the 2023-24 school year, empowering K-12 students across Florida to access quality education opportunities. Through the state’s Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program in the 2023 tax year, People’s Trust Insurance extends its longstanding commitment to fostering educational growth in the community.

People’s Trust Insurance Company maintains a steadfast partnership with Step Up For Students, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering parents, guardians, and students through educational scholarships. This contribution reflects People’s Trust’s ongoing mission to provide children with the resources they need to thrive academically.

“Our investment in education today lays the foundation for a brighter tomorrow, not only for the students but for the entire community,” says George Schaeffer, Chief Executive Officer and President of People’s Trust Insurance. Schaeffer’s dedication to education spans years of commitment, including ongoing support for educational programs and students in Florida. George’s belief in the transformative power of education continues to drive People’s Trust Insurance’s efforts to impact students’ lives positively statewide.

Step Up For Students administers Florida’s education choice scholarships, including the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship, the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (FES-UA), and the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options (FES-EO), providing essential financial assistance to students and families in need. Since its inception, Step Up has awarded scholarships to nearly 2 million students over 20 years, fostering educational equity and opportunity across Florida.

About People’s Trust Insurance

Founded in 2008, People’s Trust Insurance is a leading home insurance provider in Florida, committed to offering affordable rates and unparalleled benefits to homeowners. Recognized with the Enterprise Florida Governor’s Innovators in Business Award, People’s Trust Insurance provides comprehensive coverage and unwavering support to nearly 100,000 policyholders throughout Florida. With a dedicated team of more than 350 employees, People’s Trust Insurance remains a reliable ally for homeowners in times of need.

About Step Up For Students

Step Up For Students is a nonprofit organization that administers the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, empowering K-12 students to access quality education options. Since its inception in 2001, Step Up has awarded nearly 2 million scholarships, significantly impacting educational equity and access across Florida.


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