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 through the end of calendar year 2022:

  • grants awarded through discretionary grant programs
  • field of interest grants
  • distributions from both designated and agency endowment funds
  • distributions from Donor Advised Funds

PCF links to websites of grantees as a convenience and is not responsible for the content on their webpages.

1st Presbyterian Church/ MT 25 Homeless Ministry

2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares


A Door of Hope

A Kids Place of Tampa Bay

A Mother’s Arms Inc.

A.T. Still University

Abe Brown Ministries Inc.

Abilities Inc. dba ServiceSource Florida

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

Academy Prep Center of St Petersburg

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

Advocare Trust Inc.

AEDI Foundation

African-American Heritage Association of St Petersburg FL Inc

Agency for Community Treatment Services Inc (ACTS)

Agnes Scott College

AIDS Service Association of Pinellas Inc. dba EPIC

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

AMIKids Pinellas Inc.


Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas Inc. (AAAPP)

Arthritis Foundation

Artz 4 Life Academy Inc.

Audubon of Florida


Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg

Barber Shop Book Club Inc

Bay Area Legal Services Inc.

Bayside Community Church of Sarasota, Inc.

Beach Art Center

Bees Learning Inc.

Benevolence Farm

Bess the Book Bus

Beth Dillinger Foundation Inc.

Beth-El Farmworker Ministry

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay Inc.

Billy Graham Association

Blessed Trinity Catholic Church

BLI Learning Labs

Bok Tower Gardens Inc.

Boley Centers Inc.

Boxer Rescue Angels of Florida Inc

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast Inc.

Bridging-AZ Furniture Bank Inc

Bright Community Trust

Brookwood Florida Inc.

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, Inc.

Broward College


C&C Lemonade Factory Inc

Caring for Girls Academy Inc

Caruthers Institute Inc.

CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse) Inc.

Cathedral of All Souls

Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg

Catholic Relief Services Inc.

CEC Seabee Historical Foundation

Celebrate Outreach Inc

Centennial Elementary School

Centertown Community All Stars Inc

Champions for Children

Changing the Game for a New Generation Inc

Charity Works Inc.

Chautauqua Foundation Inc.

Chautauqua Women’s Club Inc.

Christ United Methodist Church

Citizens Alliance for Progress Inc.

Citrus County Harvest

City of Dunedin

City of Indian Rocks Beach

City of Largo

City of St. Petersburg

Clearwater Audubon Society

Clearwater Community Gardens Inc

Clearwater for Youth Inc.

Clearwater Free Clinic Inc.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation Inc.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Martin Luther King JR Neighborhood Center Coalition Inc.

Clearwater Neighborhood Family Center Inc.

Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services Inc.

Clothes to Kids Inc.

Cloud Nine Outdoors

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina Inc.

College Fund of Pinellas County Inc.

College of Central Florida

Community Dental Clinic

Community Development and Training Center (CDAT)

Community Foundation of North Florida Inc.

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Community Law Program

Community Preschool

Community Service Foundation

Coptic Orthodox Charities Inc.

Creative Clay

Crescent of Hernando Inc/Crescent Community Clinic

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

Cross & Anvil Human Services Inc

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CRUM Community Outreach Inc.

Crystal Beach Community Church

Crystal Beach Youth Center

Cultured Books Literacy Foundation


DAB Community Services Inc.

DACCO Behavioral Health Inc.

Dawning Family Services Inc.

Daystar Life Center

Directions for Living

Disability Achievement Center

Divine Bliss International Inc

DMG School Project

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum

Dunedin Cares Inc. (Food Pantry)

Dunedin Fine Art Center

Dunedin Public Library Foundation Inc

Durham University


Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County Inc.

ECHO of Brandon

Eckerd Connects

Eliada Homes, Inc.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Empowered To Change Inc.


Episcopal Church of the Ascension

Equality Florida Institute

Erin Kay Flatley Memorial Foundation


Family Center on Deafness

Family Promise of Pinellas County

Family Resources Inc.

Father Flanagan’s Boys Home


Feeding America Tampa Bay Inc.

First United Methodist Church – St. Petersburg

First United Methodist Church of Clearwater Inc.

Five Towns College

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

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

Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Native Plant Society

Florida Polytechnic University

Florida Resurrection House Inc.

Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches Inc.

Florida State Parks Foundation

Florida State University

Florida United Methodist Children’s Home

FLUFF Animal Rescue Inc

freeFall Theatre Company

Friends of Strays

Friends of WNC Nature Center

Front Porch CDA Inc.

FYI Community Partnership Inc


Generations Christian Church at Trinity Inc

Georgia Institute of Technology

Girls Inc. of Pinellas

Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay

Girls Rock St. Pete

Golden Generations Inc.

Good Samaritan Church

Goodwill Industries – Suncoast Inc.

Greater Largo Library Foundation

Greater Mt. Carmel Development Corp

Greater Naples YMCA Inc

Greater Ridgecrest Area Youth Development Initiative

Greater Tampa Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America Inc.

Greater Tampa Bay Area Orff Chapter

Green Book of Tampa Bay

Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Gulf Coast Artists’ Alliance dba St. Pete ArtWorks

Gulf Coast Dental Outreach

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services

Gulf Coast State College

Gulfcoast Legal Services Inc.


H.E.L.P. Ministries Inc.

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties

Harvard Business School

Harvard University

Harvard University Student Accounts Office

Hazley Music School

Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas Inc.

Heels to Heal Inc.

Henry B. Plant Museum

High Point Community Pride Inc.

High Point Neighborhood Family Center

Hispanic Outreach Center

Homeless Empowerment Program / HEP

Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas Inc.

Hooked on Hope Inc.

Hope Villages of America Inc.

House Of Mercy and Encouragement Foundation

Humane Society of North Pinellas Inc.

Humane Society of Pinellas

Humane Society of Tampa Bay


Immanuel Lutheran Church & School

In Touch with Communities around the World Inc.

Indian Rocks Rotary Foundation Inc.

Indian Springs School

Inspire Equine Therapy Program Inc.

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of St. Pete


Jewish Burial Society of Pinellas County Inc.

Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America Inc.

John Morroni Legacy Foundation Inc

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation Inc.

Junior League of St. Petersburg FL Inc

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund Winter Park Chapter


Kathleen Monahan Foundation Inc.

Keep St. Pete Lit

Kinhaven Music School Inc.


League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund Inc.

Lealman & Asian Neighborhood Family Center

Learn Tampa Bay Inc./dba Achieve Plant City

Learning Empowered

Learning Independence For Tomorrow Inc. (LiFT)

Lees-McRae College Inc

Lees-McRae College Opportunities School for Women

Legacy-56 Inc.

Leila G. Davis Elementary School

Life-Skills, Empowerment And Development Services (LEADS)

Lighthouse of Pinellas

Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas Inc.

Louise Graham Regeneration Center Inc.

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary


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

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Suncoast Regional Office

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Tampa Bay Regional Office

Man Up and Go

Massachusetts General Hospital

Meals on Wheels of Tampa

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Metropolitan Charities Inc.

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.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – St. Petersburg Branch #5130

National Vietnam War Museum Inc

Neighborly Care Network

New Beginnings of Tampa Inc.

New Faith Free Methodist Church Inc.

New Visions of the Well

NOMADstudio Inc.

nonPareil Institute

Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay Inc.

NorthBay Christian Academy

Northeast Ohio Center for Choreography

Northside Baptist Church Inc of St. Petersburg


Oldsmar Cares Inc

Operation Par Inc.

Orange Schools Foundation


PACE Center for Girls

Palm Harbor Historical Society Inc.


Pasadena Community Church Inc.

Pasco-Hernando State College

PCF (Pinellas Community Foundation)

PEO Foundation

Personal Enrichment Through Mental Health Services Inc. (PEMHS)

Pinellas County

Pinellas County African American History Museum

Pinellas County Animal Foundation Inc.

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

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.

Presbyterian Towers Inc.

Preschool Experience (dba Community Preschool)

Preserve Vision Florida Inc.

Project Lilac

Project LINK Inc.

Project Prosper Inc.



Quantum Leap Farms

Quis for Life Inc.


R’Club Child Care Inc.

Reach Services

Ready for Life Inc.

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay

Recover Pinellas Inc.

Religious Community Services Inc.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rhythm Changes Inc.

Ringling College of Art and Design

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay Inc

Rose Cemetery Association Inc

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

Salt of the Earth (through National Philanthropic Trust)

Salvation Army Clearwater Corps

Salvation Army St. Petersburg Corps

Saving Our Seniors

Schenectady County Historical Society

Second Chance Empowerment Foundation Inc

Seeds of Promise Community Development Corporation

Senior Sunshine Series Inc.

Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay Inc.

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida Inc.

Services for the Home Bound of Franklin County Inc.

Shaping the Early Mind

Shepherd’s Village

Shihan School of Survival

Shriners Hospital for Children

Simmons University

Sing Out and Read

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Inc.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc.

South Central Community Action Program Inc.

Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc.

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

SPCA Tampa Bay

Speakeasy Media Foundation


St Petersburg Shakespeare Festival Inc

St. Anthony’s Hospital

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church Inc.

St. Brendan the Navigator Parish

St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation Inc.

St. Patrick Catholic School

St. Pete ArtWorks

St. Pete Women’s Collective (dba Venus)

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance

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 in the World Inc.

St. Petersburg Innovation District

St. Petersburg Museum of History

St. Petersburg Pregnancy Center Inc. dba The Next STEPP Center

St. Vincent de Paul Community Kitchen & Resource Center

Starting Right, Now

Stetson University

Stetson University College of Law

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Suncoast Center Inc.

Suncoast Classic Jazz Inc.

Suncoast Hospice Foundation

Suncoast Jazz Festival

Suncoast PACE Inc.

Suncoast Performing Arts Center Inc.

Suncoast Voices for Children Foundation Inc.


Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corporation Inc

Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts

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 Korean United Methodist Church Inc

Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA Inc.

Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center

Temple Beth-El of St. Petersburg Florida Inc.

The ARC Tampa Bay Foundation

The ARC Tampa Bay Inc.

The Centre for Women

The Crossnore School

The Deuces Live Inc.

The Dysautonomia Project Inc

The Family Healthcare Foundation

The First Tee of Greater Miami Valley

The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Holocaust Museum

The Florida Orchestra Inc.

The Gathering of Women Inc.

The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy Inc

The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation Inc.

The Harbor Dish Inc.

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast Inc.

The Institute at Renfrew Inc.

The Kind Mouse Productions Inc.

The Kirk of Dunedin

The Local Community Housing Corporation

The Long Center Foundation Inc

The Make It Out Foundation Inc.

The Next STEPP Center

The Off-Central Players

The Outreach Clinic Inc.

The Phyllis Wheatley Rise to Read Campaign Inc.

The Red Tent Women’s Initiative Inc.

The Salvador Dali Museum Inc.

The Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation

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

The Studio@620

The Tiffin School Foundation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of Vermont Foundation

Theatre eXceptional

Tides Foundation

Trine University

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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 Florida Foundation Inc.

University of Miami

University of North Florida

University of South Florida

University of South Florida Foundation

University of South Florida Research Foundation Inc

Up With Life Ministries

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute

USF School of Aging Studies


Valencia College

Victory Ship Inc

Voices of Hope for Aphasia


Warehouse Arts District Association


Wesley United Methodist Church

WestCare GulfCoast-Florida Inc.

Westminster Retirement Communities Foundation Inc.

Wheelchairs 4 Kids Inc.

Willa Carson Health and Wellness Center Inc

Wounded Warrior Project Inc.

WUSF Public Media


XO Factor Inc.


YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Inc.

YMCA of the Suncoast Inc.

Young Kings & Queens College Prep & Mentoring

Youth Development Initiatives Inc.

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