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Big Idea Grant – Second Chance Tiny House Manufacturing Company

Big Idea Grant – Second Chance Tiny House Manufacturing Company

Pinellas Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition (PERC), which provides job training and support to help keep clients from returning to jail, saw a gap and a way to fill it – and make money to support its mission all at the same time. The need: Ex-offenders need training for jobs that pay more than minimum wage so […]

The Mary Petro Food and Medicine Fund

The Mary Petro Food and Medicine Fund

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”4.3.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” hover_enabled=”0″] Mary Petro was one of those people you sometimes hear about. She lived quietly and frugally in Sun City Center. Now her name is well-known among residents of Sun City Center who have difficulty affording proper […]

Wimauma Initiative

Wimauma Initiative

Wimauma Community Education Partnership: Helping Children be Ready to Succeed in School 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 opportunities to prosper. The area […]

LEAP Tampa Bay

LEAP Tampa Bay

Community leaders knew that the area had a growing gap in the workforce pipeline: To meet the workforce needs in the coming decades, more of the adults who live here are going to need college degrees and industry certifications. Lots of organizations were addressing the issue, but there was no unified effort. Enter the Community […]

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