Community Assistance Grants

 

We believe in supporting other change-makers.

The Junior League of Tampa offers support to nonprofit agencies operating in Hillsborough County through Community Action assistance, Enabling Fund assistance, and Volunteers at Large assistance.

COMMUNITY ACTION

Community Action hosts “Done in a Day” events by providing volunteers and funds, up to $1,225, to local nonprofit agencies. The Done in a Day program manages requests for volunteers on short-term projects of charities and community organizations.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Non-profit 501(c)3 status
  • Proof that they have been in existence in Hillsborough County at least two years
  • Funds must be spent in Hillsborough County
  • Requests shall not be considered for current project partners with the League with a MOA designating the League is spending at least $2,500 on the project

The application for Community Action grants is open biannually. More details coming soon. 

Spring 2023 Projects/Events

Applications Open September 14, 2022 – November 23, 2022.
Notification: December 2022/January 2023
Project Completion: January 2023 – May 2023

Fall 2023 Projects/Events 

Applications Open January 1, 2023 – March 15, 2023
Notification: May/June 2023
Project Completion: August – December 2023

For questions about our Done in a Day projects, volunteer requests and/or to be placed on the community mailing list, please send an email to: communityaction@jltampa.org.

 

ENABLING FUND

The Junior League of Tampa Enabling Fund Grants provide financial support (up to $3,000) to nonprofit organizations in Hillsborough County. The Junior League of Tampa focus areas are education and child welfare, but may provide financial assistance to an agency providing a community need outside of one of these issue areas.

Apply for an Enabling Fund Grant

Eligibility Requirements

  • Non-profit 501(c)3 status

  • Proof that they have been in existence in Hillsborough County at least one year

  • Funds must be spent in Hillsborough County.

 

2022-2023 Enabling Grant Application Timeline

  • November  2022: Grant application Opens

  • January 27, 2023: Grant application closes at midnight

  • February-March 2023: Application review and site visits

  • April 2023: Notification of selection or declination

Please note: Requests shall not be considered for any agency that received an Enabling Fund Grant in the prior fiscal year.

For questions about Enabling Fund Grants or to be placed on the community mailing list, please send an email to: enablingfund@jltampa.org.

VOLUNTEERS AT LARGE

The Junior League of Tampa provides volunteers to nonprofit organizations where grant funds are not needed. The new Volunteers at Large Committee manages requests for volunteer support on short-term projects in the community.

Applications should be submitted at least eight (8) weeks in advance.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Non-profit 501(c)3 status
  • Proof that they have been in existence in Hillsborough County at least two years
  • Project must be located in Hillsborough County. Requests shall not be considered for current project partners with the League with a MOA designating the League is spending at least $2,500 on the project

For questions about the Volunteers at Large Committee or to be placed on the community mailing list, please send an email to: atlargevolunteer@jltampa.org.