Arts & Culture

Greater Miami has invested heavily in growing its artistic and cultural landscape.


Civic Engagement

Civic participation shows a community’s willingness to address the unmet needs of its residents.



Miami’s economy has recovered faster than most other cities across the US.



Miami-Dade’s education system has made incredible strides.


Environment & Public Space

Our natural environment is one of Miami’s most treasured assets.


Health & Safety

Miami’s quality of life depends heavily on the well-being and safety of its residents.


Housing & Affordability

The economic stability of Miamians is a major factor in how comfortably they can live here.



Transportation and urban mobility are key to a growing metropolis like Miami.


Blog & News

  • Advancing Miami’s Civic Change: 2014 Report Sets Agenda for Miami’s Future

    The signs of Greater Miami’s progress and promise are all around us: building cranes reappearing along the skyline, world-class museums anchoring a signature bayside park, growing networks of parks and greenways, colleges and universities expanding in size and stature, and national accolades for our public school district’s achievements. Equally visible is evidence of the important […]

  • The Our Miami Report: A Foundation for Collective Action

    “The Foundation for people who are passionate about Miami.”  It’s who The Miami Foundation has been for almost 50 years. Partnering with hundreds of philanthropists, individuals, organizations and agencies relentlessly pushing this city to the brink of excellence has been our privilege.  We have helped to fuel the philanthropic passions of our fundholders and ignited […]

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    The Miami Foundation

    October 16
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    Accessible Housing: One Solution to Miami’s Affordability

    There are several different components to housing affordability and many are market specific:  cost of land, supply and demand, availability of financing, employment opportunities, wages, education levels of the work force population, land use zoning, government approvals needed to construct or rehabilitate housing, and the list goes on. There is no silver bullet solution, but […]

About Our Project


The Our Miami Report is a snapshot of our city’s quality of life indicators. It combines secondary research in eight issue areas key to Miami’s vitality, showing our greatest challenges and opportunities. The Miami Foundation, along with experts and advisors, compiles the report every two years to serve as a data-focused picture of Miami’s quality of life, a roadmap to drive community impact initiatives, and ultimately, a collective vision for our future.