Wilma Norton

2018 Regional Competitiveness Report shows where region excels, lags

2018 Regional Competitiveness Report shows where region excels, lags

The Tampa Bay Partnership Foundation, in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and United Way Suncoast, recently released the 2018 Regional Competitiveness Report. The report looks at how our region compares to a number of other cities on indicators of economic health and prosperity. Most importantly, it sets benchmarks so that we can […]

Inspired giving podcast with Michael Jalazo of PERC and Second Chance Tiny House Manufacturing

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 Tiny House Corporation. Ex-offenders train as construction workers while building tiny houses. The first […]

Grant to help St. Petersburg College expand its mental health awareness efforts on campus

Grant to help St. Petersburg College expand its mental health awareness efforts on campus

A $15,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay will allow SPC faculty and staff to undergo training to help them identify and support students with mental health issues. In addition, each SPC campus will have a designated mental health awareness ally who will serve as a liaison between students and campus and community […]

Inaugural episode of the Inspired Giving Podcast

Welcome to the Inspired Giving podcast. In this first episode, your Community Foundation of Tampa Bay hosts Wilma Norton & Matt Spence welcome Kila Englebrook of the Social Enterprise Alliance. Kila came to St. Pete from her headquarters in Nashville for Tampa Bay Start-up Week’s Social Enterprise track. She joins Matt & Wilma in the […]

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