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Impact Story – Tampa Bay Watch

Impact Story – Tampa Bay Watch

"Tampa Bay Watch's large-scale environmental education program, Estuary EDventures, strives to empower Tampa Bay area students to act as stewards of the Tampa Bay estuary by providing field experiences that combine classroom resources with hands-on field experiences...

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Video Message and Save the Date for our Family Foundations

Video Message and Save the Date for our Family Foundations

Empowering Family Philanthropy Workshop - Save the Date: January 26, 2021 With average life spans increasing, there are now five generations above the age of 21 in most societies today. Families are no longer passing the baton from one generation to the next but,...

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Choosing the right giving vehicle for your philanthropy

Choosing the right giving vehicle for your philanthropy

The end of the year is quickly approaching, and many people are making charitable contributions to their favorite charities. For good reason: our community – and the nonprofits who serve it – continue to be significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For donors,...

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Impact Story – Best Buddies

Impact Story – Best Buddies

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with...

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Making smart choices in your charitable giving

Making smart choices in your charitable giving

In the U.S., the majority of all giving happens in the fourth quarter. In the fall, requests from hundreds of nonprofit organizations doing great work start to pour into mailboxes and inboxes. This year, the needs are particularly great. The COVID-19 pandemic has...

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Last Minute Reminders for Year-End Giving

Last Minute Reminders for Year-End Giving

Timing of Contribution to Existing Funds Checks: Postmarked on or before December 31, 2020. Wire Transfer (cash): Instruct your financial institution to wire your contribution on or before December 31, 2020. Please also check on deadlines set by your financial...

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Impact Story – Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Impact Story – Humane Society of Tampa Bay

"The Humane Society of Tampa Bay saves the lives of over 10,000 homeless pets each year. Our affordable hospital treats over 46,000 dogs and cats each year which helps owners keep their pets. Our organization not only helps our four legged friends, but also helps...

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Impact Story – Frameworks of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Impact Story – Frameworks of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Frameworks of Tampa Bay is a nonprofit organization that empowers educators, youth services professionals, and parents and guardians through training, coaching, and research-based resources to equip students with social and emotional skills. "Our emotions need to be...

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Giving Tuesday – December 1, 2020

Giving Tuesday – December 1, 2020

This Giving Tuesday, please consider supporting our Tampa Bay Rapid Response Fund which supports the pandemic related needs of our local nonprofits. There are currently 276 requests totaling almost $19 million on the Nonprofit Needs List...

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Impact Story – Bess the Book Bus

Impact Story – Bess the Book Bus

Bess the Book Bus "It has been quite an adventurous year. We have seen it as a true opportunity for growth and resilience. There has been an unexpected phenomenon of our work becoming even more personal on several levels. Some of our families that are now learning...

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Quick and Easy Year-End Giving Options for Your Clients

Quick and Easy Year-End Giving Options for Your Clients

Help your client create a Donor Advised Fund in just ten minutes! A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a charitable giving option that allows your clients to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants from the fund over...

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Pinellas Impact Story – Reach St. Pete

Pinellas Impact Story – Reach St. Pete

" Thanks to the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay we have been able to prevent over 400 families from going homeless and/or losing services due to the impacts of COVID 19. In addition we have served over 3,000 individuals and families by grocery delivery, clothing,...

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Pinellas Volunteer Story – Larry Fasan

Pinellas Volunteer Story – Larry Fasan

Laurence R. Fasan, Managing Principal at Sabal Trust Board of Trustees Chair, Pinellas Regional Council "The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is proactive in looking for ways to better our community. Through the council members, local issues and needs are identified...

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