Schedule a Meeting with Foundation Staff for Advice on Community Needs
  • Whether you want to make short-term plans or are considering a long-term strategy, our team can share knowledge about our local nonprofits and the needs in our community.
  • To schedule a meeting or phone call, contact Nicolette Rea, Director of Donor Relations, at nrea@cftampabay.org or 813-609-4855.
Make a Gift to Your Fund by These Dates for Donations to be Considered a 2021 Gift
  • Checks: Postmarked on or before December 31st.
  • Wire and ACH Transfers (cash): Instruct your financial institution to wire your contribution before December 31st. Please also check on deadlines set by your financial institution.
  • FEDEX or UPS deliveries: Received in hand by staff before December 31st. Office closed on December 31.
  • Online Donation: Midnight EST, December 27th.
  • Stock: Check with your financial institutions for their deadlines. The majority of stock transfers take 3-5 business days. 
If You Have a Donor Advised Fund, Make a Grant to Your Favorite Nonprofits
  • Thanksgiving: To ensure the organizations receives the check by Thanksgiving Day, please submit grant recommendations by Tuesday, November 16th at 4:00 p.m.
  • End of year: To ensure that an organization receives a grant by the end of the year, please submit grant recommendations by December 20th at 12:00 p.m. (noon). 
Check Out New Opportunities for Charitable Giving
  • Looking for ideas to help local nonprofits with urgent needs? Check out the Critical Needs List at cftampabay.org/criticalneedslist/
  • Discuss with your trusted advisor(s) whether a gift of appreciated stock is appropriate for your end-of-year plan.
We hope to be your Partner in Generosity and are just a phone call or e-mail away! Thank you for choosing to work with us and for your support of the community.