The value of a Foundation to its community goes beyond financial contributions. A Foundation provides faith and supports the dreams of it recipients. Since 2001, the DeBartolo Family Foundation has given hope to many less fortunately individuals and groups in the Tampa Bay area and beyond. The devotion to our community remains steadfast and strong. From time to time, each of us has an opportunity to reach out and make a difference in our community. We are proud of the contributions our Foundation has made.

The Spirit of Humanity Award

The Spirit of Humanity Award honors non-profit organizations that provide extraordinary assistance to Tampa Bay residents.
In 2008, the DeBartolo Family Foundation increased the awards value from $10,000 to $25,000. Since April 2002, a total of 51 organizations have been recognized for their service to the community. If you feel that your organization, or an organization that you support would be candidate for the award, please download our nomination form HERE, fill it out and email it, along with the organization’s most recent 990 to

Have an upcoming event? Please send your sponsorship package to at least 30 days prior to your event.

The 2017-18 Scholarship Application is Now Available

Additional questions can be directed to Melissa Johnson at 813.964.8302 or


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