Community Foundation Tampa Bay awards $1.7M in grants to local nonprofits

Funds will support 58 projects that address regional needs

Tampa, Fla. (May 1, 2023) — The Community Foundation Tampa Bay has selected 58 projects from local nonprofits to receive a total of $1,706,006 through its competitive grant process including $1,313,182 for the FY23 competitive grant process and 9 organizations being awarded multi-year opportunities totaling $392,824 in additional investments.

Nonprofits selected for grants focus on five areas—community vibrancy, economic mobility, empowering women and girls, mental well-being, and positive education. The Community Foundation has focused its funding in these five areas since 2019 to make maximum impact in creating an even stronger community.

This year’s process was highly competitive and resulted in the Community Foundation awarding the most funding through competitive grants in its over 30-year history. The Community Foundation received more than 235 letters of intent from local nonprofits.

The Community Foundation reviewed the full proposals from 108 organizations, 58 of which were awarded funding through the competitive grants cycle. Awarded amounts range from $6,000 to $50,000 for each project.

To learn more about the competitive grant process and how to apply visit:

About the Community Foundation Tampa Bay
Founded in 1990, the Community Foundation Tampa Bay connects donors, nonprofits, community and business leaders, professional advisors, volunteers and residents to make the maximum positive impact in the Tampa Bay region. For more than 30 years, the Community Foundation Tampa Bay has been dedicated to making giving easy and meaningful for donors as a way to strengthen nonprofit organizations and build a better, more vibrant community. Since its inception, its donors have enabled the Community Foundation Tampa Bay to award more than $355 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across the country.

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