How It Works


We work with you, your community group, your business, or your foundation to develop and award scholarships to students pursuing post-secondary education at universities, colleges, technical/vocational schools, or professional certification programs. Get started with an initial contribution of $100,000.

Scholarship funds are:

Personal & Customized

  • You name your scholarship at the Community Foundation Tampa Bay.
  • You can establish a scholarship in honor or memory of a loved one.
  • Your company can establish a scholarship for employees and their family members.
  • You choose the basic eligibility criteria for your scholarship.
  • You enjoy learning about the students your fund is helping.

Administered with Care & Expertise

  • We utilize the best approach for administering your scholarship.
  • We facilitate the committee review process to select recipients.
  • We apply best practices and adhere to all legal guidelines and regulations.
  • We ensure that your charitable intent is maintained for generations to come.

Other ways to support scholarships :

Give to the FUSE Scholarship

  • Your contribution is matched 1:1, doubling the impact.
  • We provide renewable scholarships for low-income students at local colleges.
  • Recipients seamlessly transition from local Tampa Bay community college to 4-year universities.
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