Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation: Preserving Our Environmental Oasis
The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation is committed to preserving the environmental oasis in the middle of Pinellas County. The 100-acre park offers guests a serene landscape to connect, learn, and relax. With the help of a PCF grant, the foundation’s board can focus its energy where it’s needed most.
Deaf Community Finds Advocacy, Connection, Engagement at Family Center on Deafness
The Family Center on Deafness offers essential services to deaf or hard of hearing children. Through local partnerships and a focus on togetherness, FCD sponsors events and programs that support the deaf community.
Community Members Find Hope, Connection at Voices of Hope for Aphasia Community-Based Center
With only about a dozen community-based aphasia centers across the country, Voices of Hope for Aphasia is one of the largest — and a PCF grant recipient since 2020. Through this partnership, PCF helps foster an environment where everyone is heard.
Trust-Based Philanthropy Through PCF Social Justice Fund
The PCF Social Justice Fund aims to increase Tampa Bay nonprofits’ capacity and hands-on impact through trust-based philanthropy. The fund focuses on organizations working around issues of injustice and equity.
PCF Launches Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Fund of Tampa Bay
Pinellas Community Foundation is a trusted vehicle for community donations to assist Ukrainians with their growing humanitarian needs.
See What’s Needed Now: Feeding the Hungry, Part 1
Because food insecurity is an ongoing concern, especially since the pandemic began, PCF supports organizations that are feeding the hungry in Pinellas County.
2021 Community Impact Highlights
During a year full of post-pandemic obstacles, PCF boasted positive community impact through remediation support and renewed hope for our health, environment, and growth.
See What’s Needed Now: Reviving Education
Students are struggling to be successful amid the pandemic. That’s why Pinellas Community Foundation supports the Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation in reviving education. SPPF programs provide families tools to help their children be successful despite the circumstances working against them. PCF and SPPF CEOs discuss challenges and wins in this interview.
Needed Now Fund Update — Winter 2021
The Needed Now Fund, designed to address our community’s most pressing needs, has distributed $20K to local nonprofits who feed the hungry and mitigate evictions in Pinellas County. As community needs change, so too will the fund’s focus areas. Learn more about the organizations serving the needs of Pinellas residents.
Giving From Retirement Asset Benefits Donor and Recipient
By making contributions through a required IRA distribution, Jim and Sue Petru support high-impact organizations, such as PCF and its nonprofit grantees, while maximizing their tax benefits.