Through PCF grants and other donations, the Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation offers South St. Petersburg students educational support.
Articles on Children & Youth
Keep St. Pete Lit is an afterschool program that offers weekly writing classes at local elementary schools. The program provides students with an outlet for creative expression through the literary arts.
Youth Development Initiatives offers a comprehensive intergenerational youth development program serving young people ages 10-18. Designed to promote health and wellness, build self-esteem, and develop leadership skills, the organization is in its 18th year serving...
Advantage Village Academy (AVA) is a 501(c)(3) organization in south St. Petersburg providing educational and wealth-building education for youth and families. With a brand new website through Venture Philanthropy shared services support, AVA wants to let more clients...
Martial Artist Walter Evans’ Shihan School of Survival Teaches Youth Self-Control and Physical Fitness
Shihan School of Survival teaches martial arts and discipline to more Pinellas youths thanks to VenturePF.
With funds from private donors and the PCF Venture Philanthropy Fund, Justice Studio offers a visual arts education to students who are detained at the Pinellas Regional Juvenile Detention Center. Besides meeting educational needs, the program often has a therapeutic effect on the students by offering an artistic outlet for them.