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2018 Fast Pitch Tampa Bay Winner

"Shepherd's Village wins Shark-Tank style competition, Fast Pitch Tampa Bay this year! The charity was among dozens of hopefuls and the final 10 selected to compete in the unique event hosted by SVP Tampa Bay and Community Foundation of...

Give more for less

Those who are 70 ½ or older must take a minimum distribution from their IRA each year. And it counts as taxable income. There’s good news, however. The IRS allows you to donate up to $100,000 of your required minimum distribution  from an IRA directly to a nonprofit...

Big Idea Grant: Civility awarded to OPEN

The third annual $50,000 Big Idea Grant, this year focused on civility, goes to the Open Partnership Education Network (OPEN), operated under University of South Florida St Petersburg. OPEN’s focus is to build a smarter, better connected community by making it easier...

Now accepting grant proposals.

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is now accepting grant proposals relating to education, arts, and culture. The deadline for education and arts and culture proposals is October 1, 2018 All Community Foundation of Tampa Bay grant proposals should be completed on...

Wimauma Jump Start program for kindergarten students

Wimauma Elementary Principal Interview In late 2016, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay brought together a large group of organizations and individuals with a question: What can we do collectively to give the residents of Wimauma – adults and children – more...

The second episode of our Inspired Giving podcast is a conversation with Michael Jalazo, executive director of the Pinellas Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition. PERC was awarded our $50,000 Big Idea grant last year, which provided the start-up funds for the Second Chance...