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SPIRIT OF HUMANITY AWARD

The Spirit of Humanity Award was created to honor non-profit corporations that provide extraordinary assistance to Tampa Bay residents with special needs. Since April 2002, 50 organizations have been recognized for their contributions to the community.

To qualify for the Spirit of Humanity award, the organization must have a 501 (c)(3) designation from the IRS. To nominate a deserving non-profit organization for the Spirit of Humanity Award, click on Nomination. Non-profits may also nominate themselves for the award.

COMMUNITY GRANTS

The Community Grant program was established to provide financial support once annually to non-profit, grass roots organizations in need of assistance to achieve their goals. Since 2001, the Foundation has awarded more than 100 organizations with grants.

Our 2017 Community Grants Cycle is now open. If you are interested in requesting an application, please email your request, along with your organization’s mission to Melissa Johnson at mjohnson@debartoloholdings.com. Please be sure to include your organizations Mission in your email.

AT THIS TIME THE FOUNDATION IS FOCUSING THEIR GIVING EFFORTS IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA ONLY

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The Scholarship program was established in 2001 to recognize Tampa Bay area high school graduating seniors who have achieved academic excellence despite financial obstacles and are committed to continuing their education. A one-time scholarship award is made to students prior to the start of their freshman year of college and can be used for any college-related expenses.

Students being awarded with a scholarship will be notified by letter via USPS no later than May. Names will also be posted below following letters being sent out.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Johnson at 813.964.8302 or e-mail her at mjohnson@debartoloholdings.com.