Let’s Make Change Happen

There are several great reasons to make Community Foundation Tampa Bay your partner in philanthropy including: 1) our deep roots and local expertise ensure that your gifts have maximum impact, 2) we handle all the administrative details so you can concentrate on your joy of giving, and 3) community foundations enjoy a number of tax benefits unavailable to private foundations.

5 Easy Steps to Establishing a Fund


Tell Us Your Passion
Our giving specialists will work with you to select the causes and organizations you wish to support.


Develop Your Plan

Establish a fund immediately or defer your gift through a will. We’ll work with you to develop a plan that achieves all of your giving goals.


Choose What to Give

Of course, you can open or add to your gift with cash. But you also can contribute appreciated stocks, retirement account assets, real estate, cryptocurrency, life insurance, business interests and other complex assets.


Select Type of Fund

Donor advised fund or a corporate foundation? Family foundation, endowment or legacy gift? Our giving specialists will walk you through all of the available options.


Begin Your Legacy

We will assist you with — or handle entirely—all of the necessary paperwork to complete your fund. Your legacy will be with the people and community you love!

Give Now

Want to make an immediate impact? Donate today to an existing fund. Together, we are doing good for great causes.

The Hill Ward Henderson Scholarship supports high school seniors graduating from H.B. Plant High School with 4-year renewable scholarships. Recipients are selected based on financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, moral and ethical character, and demonstrated leadership abilities.

We created the Harrison Bruce Boonstoppel Memorial Fund in honor of a courageous, funny, loving young man whose presence here made the world a better place. Money from our fund will be donated to organizations that focus on the health and safety of children and that help and support families dealing with unimaginable loss like ours. Eventually, we plan to create a campaign to encourage kindness to make our world better. We want to make a difference and we are grateful for your support in this mission. “Let Kindness Win”

This memorial fund's goal is to give every child in Pinellas County the opportunity to learn to swim.

The RAN Foundation for for Sarcoma Research & Awareness is dedicated to keeping Richard Allen Nash's focused and integrous spirit alive through the collaboration of the community.

Our community has the unique opportunity to enhance our criminal justice system with innovative policies and practices that reduce harm to children, families, and communities while acknowledging the debt and protecting the rights of victims.

This fund will provide grants to support healthy communities and their institutions in Greater St. Petersburg. Created in memory of Mark O. Howerton, 63, who believed in the transformative impact of community on individuals' lives, including his own.

Spark Pasco Hernando is a cross-sector network with 16 organizations representing the business, education, government, and philanthropic sectors. Spark is focused on igniting collaboration across our communities where everyone naturally discovers and connects with resources and opportunities to foster the ideal place where we all live, work, and grow.

This fund supports gifts in memory of Delane Olivier.

This fund supports the continued mission of the Sun City Center Audubon Club to promote an understanding of and interest in all wildlife and the environment that supports it; to maintain and improve the Sun City Center Nature Trails; and to further the cause of conservation of natural resources for the benefit of posterity.

The Sun City Center Community Association Future Facilities Fund is for today, tomorrow and forever.

This fund supports nonprofits’ efforts to provide scholarships for CodeBoxx training with the goal of closing the opportunity gap.

The Caroline and Barrett Foundation identifies and supports Tampa-area organizations that help the post-school-age intellectually and developmentally disabled population.

Our Competitive Grants

Interested in applying for a grant? Please visit our grants page for more information and schedules.

Make an Appointment

Schedule an appointment with a giving specialist — online or in person. They will answer any questions or walk you through the entire process.

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