WhatGives? Newsletter

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WhatGives? Newsletter

Spring 2022, Volume 5

2021 Community Impact Highlights

During a year full of restructuring amid pandemic obstacles, Pinellas Community Foundation sustained its community impact through expanded partnerships, increased support, and renewed hope for our health, environment, and cultural institutions.

Needed Now Fund Focus 2022-2023

Through conversations with nonprofit partner agencies throughout Pinellas County, PCF identified three new focus areas for the Needed Now Fund 2022-2023 campaign.

Florida Botanical Gardens: Preserving an Oasis

For 22 years, the Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation has ensured the success and preservation of the 100-acre park nestled in Largo, the middle of urban Pinellas County.

“We Convene” ─ Let’s Talk Arts and Culture

PCF and Creative Pinellas co-created a forum to engage the community in a comprehensive conversation about arts and culture. Learn how to get involved.

Bay Area Legal Services ─ The Law Working for Community

Bay Area Legal Services is the largest nonprofit public-interest law firm in Tampa Bay. It has supplied free civil legal services to low-income residents since 1967. With operating grants from PCF, the firm has been able to expand its ability to serve low-income residents affected by evictions.

Pinellas Community Foundation Social Justice Fund: Trust-based Philanthropy

The PCF Social Justice Fund aims to increase Tampa Bay nonprofits’ capacity and hands-on impact through trust-based philanthropy by helping organization who work around issues of injustice and equity. Learn more about the fund.

Giving to Humanity: PCF Membership Program Is Philanthropy Without Barriers

As a Giving to Humanity member, your gift will combine with other members’ gifts to help charities better care for those they serve. Plus, PCF matches your donations dollar for dollar, and 100% of member gifts go to grant recipients in the donation year. Start your membership today!

Donor-Advised Fund: A simplified, Tax-Savvy Way To Invest in Your Community

There are many advantages to creating a donor-advised fund through Pinellas Community Foundation, including tax savings, a quick setup in just a day versus several months, and low startup and management costs. Now, you can complete your application online and get started right away.

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