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New foundation to advance cancer research launches with $3 million gift

New foundation to advance cancer research launches with $3 million gift ORION

M2Gen, a health informatics solutions company focused on accelerating the discovery, development and delivery of precision medicine, announced today a $3 million donation to fund seven team science research projects as part of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network® (ORIEN) New Oncologic Visionary Awards (NOVA) program. Each project will bring together researchers from a variety […]

Foundation VP joins Mayor’s workforce advisory team

Foundation VP joins Mayor’s workforce advisory team

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announced her Workforce Development Advisory Team on July 24, the third of her five-part “Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow” transition advisory teams. The Workforce Development Advisory Team is co-chaired by Tim Marks, President and CEO of Metropolitan Ministries and Dr. Ginger Clark, HCC Ybor Campus President and Vice President of Workforce Training. The […]

Nominations open for National Philanthropy Day awards

Nominations open for National Philanthropy Day awards

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay underwrites $10,000 Award for Philanthropist of the Year honoree to provide to charity of their choice The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Suncoast Chapter is now accepting nominations for its National Philanthropy Day awards to recognize outstanding philanthropists and volunteers in our community. In honor of the 30th anniversary of […]

Community Foundation presents free Florida Orchestra concert for Sun City Center-area residents

Community Foundation presents free Florida Orchestra concert for Sun City Center-area residents

For the second year, the Foundation’s South Shore Council hosted a free concert by the Florida Orchestra in the Sun City Center area as a way to thank area residents for their past generosity and to call attention to the efforts of the Foundation in the area. About 750 people attended the May 9 afternoon […]

Mary Petro Fund moves to the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center

We are pleased to announce that the Mary Petro Food and Medicine Fund moved to the campus of the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center on May 2. The office had been located at the United Community Church for 8 years. The Mary Petro Fund, under the auspices of the Community Foundation of Tampa […]

Inspired Giving podcast with Eleanor Saunders, ECHO of Brandon

Inspired Giving podcast with Eleanor Saunders, ECHO of Brandon

Listen to the latest edition of the Inspired Giving podcast to hear about how ECHO of Brandon bridges the gap between crisis and stability by teaching job skills and recycling clothing into products whose sales support its programs for the homeless and hungry. https://stpetecatalyst.com/podcast-episodes/inspired-giving-podcast-eleanor-saunders-echo-of-brandon/  

We’re celebrating! Bringing the Fuse Scholarship Fund to $3 million

We’re celebrating! Bringing the Fuse Scholarship Fund to $3 million

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.10″] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.10″] We’re celebrating! Almost a year ahead of schedule, we and our LEAP Tampa Bay partners have successfully met a challenge from the Helios Education Foundation. We raised $500,000 and Helios is contributing $1 million to bring the Fuse Scholarship Fund to $3 million. This is a major milestone in […]

Update on Give Day Tampa Bay and support for nonprofits

Update on Give Day Tampa Bay and support for nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has hosted Give Day Tampa Bay to raise the profile of philanthropy and the important work that Tampa Bay area nonprofits do in the community. Give Day Tampa Bay raised nearly $9 million for area nonprofits from 2014 to 2018. Beyond the funds raised, the 24-hour giving challenge helped […]

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