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.

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.

Parker Williams will be raising money for underprivileged wrestlers who can not afford the entry fee to wrestle in the 2023 US Marine Corps Junior Nationals Wrestling Tournament in Fargo, ND, which is where college wrestling coaches scout high school wrestlers for wrestling scholarships.

he Beth Waters Friendship Fund is named in honor of Elizabeth Ann Waters: a devoted mother, a passionate friend, and the ultimate advocate. Beth lived her life in service to others and during her time in Tampa she gave back to her community in various ways, always championing women’s rights.

Inspired by the love, tenacity, and fight of Kristy Blaine Boss, the Lightning in a Bottle Fund was created to help support the financial, medical, and emotional needs of families fighting cancer.

Established 2022 Great news—between now and April 10th, a $25,000 match from Jane Williams is being offered as a dollar for dollar match into Jerry’s scholarship fund. Give Now! “DePauw will be a new model for a 21st Century Liberal…

Tampa Bay Community Fund for Mental Health, created in 2022 to continue the work of the Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health, is dedicated to raising funds for mental health efforts including the support of other nonprofit organizations, advocacy, and education programs. The Tampa Bay Community Fund for Mental Health promotes the acceptance and inclusion of those dealing with mental health-related issues by improving support for this population throughout the Tampa Bay Area.

WEDU PBS signed on the air October 27, 1958, and has a rich history of excellence in local storytelling.

As the largest PBS station in Florida, WEDU broadcasts 52,560 hours of commercial free television annually across six channels that reach 6.4 million Floridians, and countless opportunities for digital engagement through video streaming, web and social media, and robust educational resources.

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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