Grant Recipient Directory

Your generosity is changing lives and improving life in Pinellas County through grants and distributions made to a wide array of non-profit entities. The diversity of community causes speaks to the deep and varied charitable visions shared by you and your fellow donors.

The following list reflects grants awarded through Pinellas Community Foundation during the calendar year 2021. The following list is a combination of:

  • grants awarded through discretionary grant programs
  • field of interest grants
  • distributions from both designated and agency endowment funds
  • distributions from Donor Advised Funds
1st Presbyterian Church/ MT 25 Homeless Ministry

211 Tampa Bay Cares


Abe Brown Ministries Inc.

Abilities Inc. dba ServiceSource Florida

Academy of Ballet Arts Inc. / St. Petersburg Ballet Company

Academy Prep Center of Tampa

Achieve Plant City

Adonai’s Second Chance

Adoption Related Services of Pinellas

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action – LIV-UP

Advantage Village Academy

Agnes Scott College

AIDS Service Association of Pinellas Inc. dba EPIC

A Kids Place of Tampa Bay

Albany Academy

All Kidney Patient Support Group Incorporated

Alpha House of Pinellas Inc.

ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

American Cancer Society Inc.

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Inc.

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

American Stage Theatre


Arthritis Foundation

A.T. Still University

Audubon of Florida


Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg

Bay Area Legal Services Inc.

Beach Art Center

Bees Learning Inc.

Bess the Book Bus

Beth-El Farmworker Ministry

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay Inc.

Billy Graham Association

Blessed Trinity Catholic Church

Bok Tower Gardens Inc.

Boley Centers Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast Inc.

Bright Community Trust

Brookwood Florida Inc.


CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse) Inc.

Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg

Catholic Relief Services Inc.

CEC Seabee Historical Foundation

The Centre for Women

Champions for Children

Chautauqua Foundation Inc.

Chautauqua Women’s Club Inc.

Citizens Alliance for Progress Inc.

City of Largo

City of St. Petersburg

Clearwater Audubon Society

Clearwater Free Clinic Inc.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation Inc.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center Coalition Inc.

Clothes to Kids Inc.

College Fund of Pinellas County Inc.

Community Dental Clinic

Community Development and Training Center (CDAT)

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Community Law Program

Coptic Orthodox Charities Inc.

Creative Clay

Cross & Anvil Human Services Inc.

The Crossnore School

Crystal Beach Youth Center


DAB Community Services Inc.

DACCO Behavioral Health Inc.

Dawning Family Services Inc.

Daystar Life Center

The Deuces Live Inc.

Directions for Living

Disability Achievement Center

DMG School Project

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum

Dunedin Cares Inc. (Food Pantry)

Dunedin Fine Art Center


Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County Inc.

ECHO of Brandon

Eckerd Connects


Episcopal Church of the Ascension

Equality Florida Institute Inc.


The Family Healthcare Foundation

Family Promise of Pinellas County

Father Flanagan’s Boys Home


Feeding America Tampa Bay Inc.

First United Methodist Church of Clearwater Inc.

First United Methodist Church – St. Petersburg

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Bahamas Synod – Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation Inc.

Florida Consumer Action Network Foundation Inc.

Florida Craftsmen, DBA Florida CraftArt

Florida Dream Center

The Florida Holocaust Museum

The Florida Orchestra Inc.

Florida Resurrection House Inc.

Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches Inc.

Florida State University

freeFall Theatre Company

Friends of Strays

Front Porch CDA Inc.

FYI Community Partnership Inc.


The Gathering of Women Inc.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Girls Inc. of Pinellas

Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay

Golden Generations Inc.

Good Samaritan Church

Goodwill Industries – Suncoast Inc.

Greater Largo Library Foundation

Greater Mt. Carmel Development Corp

Greater Ridgecrest Area Youth Development Initiative

Greater Tampa Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America Inc.

Greater Tampa Bay Area Orff Chapter

Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay

Gulf Coast Dental Outreach

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Gulfcoast Legal Services Inc.


Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties

Harvard University

Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas Inc.

Heels to Heal Inc.

H.E.L.P. Ministries Inc.

High Point Neighborhood Family Center

Hispanic Outreach Center

Homeless Empowerment Program / HEP

Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas Inc.

House Of Mercy and Encouragement Foundation

Humane Society of Pinellas

Humane Society of Tampa Bay


Immanuel Lutheran Church & School

Indian Springs School

Inspire Equine Therapy Program Inc.

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of St. Pete

The Institute at Renfrew Inc.

In Touch with Communities around the World Inc.


Jewish Burial Society of Pinellas County Inc.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation Inc.

Junior League of St. Petersburg FL Inc.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund Winter Park Chapter


Keep St. Pete Lit

The Kind Mouse Productions Inc.

Kinhaven Music School Inc.

The Kirk of Dunedin


League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund Inc.

Lealman & Asian Neighborhood Family Center

Learning Empowered

Lees-McRae College Opportunities School for Women

Leila G. Davis Elementary School

Life-Skills, Empowerment And Development Services (LEADS)

Lighthouse of Pinellas

Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas Inc.

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary


The Make It Out Foundation Inc.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida Inc.

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Metropolitan Ministries Inc.

Ministerio Voces Angelicales

Morean Arts Center

Morton Plant Mease Foundation Inc.

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg


NAMI Pinellas County Florida Inc.

Neighborly Care Network

New Beginnings of Tampa Inc.

New Faith Free Methodist Church Inc.

New Visions of the Well

The Next STEPP Center

NOMADstudio Inc.

Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay Inc.

NorthBay Christian Academy


Operation Par Inc.

Orange Schools Foundation

The Outreach Clinic Inc.


PACE Center for Girls

Palm Harbor Historical Society Inc.


Pasadena Community Church Inc.

Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services Inc. (PEMHS)

Pinellas County Animal Foundation Inc.

Pinellas County

Pinellas County Urban League Inc.

Pinellas Education Foundation

Pinellas Ex Offender Re Entry Coalition Inc. (PERC)

Pinellas Genealogical Society

Pinellas Opportunity Council

Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League Inc. (PAL)

Pinellas Youth Symphony

Placement Works II Inc.

Planned Pethood of Pasco

Police Athletic League of St. Petersburg Inc.

Positive Spin Inc.

Poynter Institute for Media Studies Inc.

Community Preschool


Project LINK Inc.


Quantum Leap Farms


R’Club Child Care Inc.

Ready for Life Inc.

Recover Pinellas Inc.

The Red Tent Women’s Initiative Inc.

Religious Community Services Inc.

Rhythm Changes Inc.

Ringling College of Art and Design

Ruth Eckerd Hall

Ruth’s Promise


Safety Harbor Art and Music Center

Safety Harbor Neighborhood Family Center Inc.

SAGES Theater Inc.

Sailability Greater Tampa Bay Inc.

Salt of the Earth

The Salvador Dali Museum Inc.

Salvation Army Clearwater Corps

Salvation Army St. Petersburg Corps

Saving Our Seniors

Schenectady County Historical Society

Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay Inc.

Senior Sunshine Series Inc.

The Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation

Shriners Hospital for Children

Simmons University

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Inc.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Light of Christ Conference

Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc.

South Central Community Action Program Inc.

Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc.

SPCA Tampa Bay

Speakeasy Media Foundation

St. Anthony’s Hospital

Starting Right, Now

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church Inc.

St. Brendan the Navigator Parish

Stetson University

Stetson University College of Law

St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation Inc.

St. Pete ArtWorks

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance

St. Petersburg Ballet Conservatory

St. Petersburg Bar Foundation Inc.

St. Petersburg College

St. Petersburg College Foundation

St. Petersburg College School of Nursing C/O St. Petersburg College Foundation

St. Petersburg Foundation Inc.

St. Petersburg Free Clinic

St. Petersburg Innovation District

St. Petersburg Museum of History

St. Pete Women’s Collective (dba Venus)

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

The Studio@620

St. Vincent de Paul Community Kitchen & Resource Center

Suncoast Center Inc.

Suncoast Hospice Foundation

Suncoast Jazz Festival

Suncoast PACE Inc.

Suncoast Performing Arts Center Inc.

Suncoast Voices for Children Foundation Inc.


Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation

Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative

Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger

Tampa Bay Research Institute

Tampa Bay Symphony Inc.

Tampa Bay Watch Inc.

Tampa Family Health Centers Inc.

Tampa Jewish Family Services

Tampa Korean United Methodist Church

Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA Inc.

Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center

The ARC Tampa Bay Inc.

Theatre eXceptional

The Harbor Dish Inc.

The Tiffin School Foundation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tides Foundation

Trine University

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

TurningPoint – Breast Cancer Rehabilitation


United Food Bank and Services of Plant City

United Way Suncoast

University Area Community Development Corporation Inc.

University of Central Florida

University of Florida

University of Florida College of Medicine

University of Miami

University of South Florida

University of South Florida Foundation

Up With Life Ministries

USF School of Aging Studies


Voices of Hope for Aphasia


Warehouse Arts District Association


Wheelchairs 4 Kids Inc.

Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center Inc.

WUSF Public Media


YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Inc.

YMCA of the Suncoast Inc.

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David Bender

David Bender

Director of Grants and Operations