Economic Impact: Glades County

Glades County Number of county students attending UF:
8
UF Alumni Residing in County:
27
Donor Giving:
$77,533
UF Employees by County of Residence:
2
IFAS Extensions:
View Glades County IFAS Report (PDF)
Artificial Reef Programs:
FSG explored the economic benefits of artificial reef-related activities and discovered that these activities generated more than $225 million in economic outputs and supported 2,600 full and part-time jobs.
UF/Sea Grant Regional Waterway Management System:
The red tape process has been cut and the process for canal dredging is in order, which has saved taxpayers an estimated 3 million dollars since 2006. This process would allow homeowners who would like to protect their waterfront property with "living shorelines."
UF PHHP Affiliations:
  • Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center, Punta Gorda
UF PHHP Research & Services:
  • SafeandMobileSeniors.org
    Transportation resources for seniors
  • Florida Office on Disability & Health
    State's first centralized program to coordinate Florida's disability programs & services.
  • AlzOnline
    National program for caregivers of people with dementia.
  • Right to Know
    Education & resources on breast cancer screening for women with disabilities.