Community Assistance Grants

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.

Applications for Enabling Fund and Community Action grants are now live on Agency Profiles. Applications close February 8th.

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COMMUNITY ACTION Volunteer & Grant Requests

Community Action host “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.

This year’s events included Tampa Museum of Art’s Family Fun Day, revitalizing Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful’s Florida Learning Garden, decorating Emergency Housing with Created Women Inc., and more.

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

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 Grant Requests

The Junior League of Tampa Enabling Fund Grants provide financial support to nonprofit organizations where our trained volunteers may not be needed. Financial assistance may be provided to an agency providing a community need outside one of the issues areas of the League, which are education and child welfare.

This year we provided over $40,000 in Enabling Fund Grants to nonprofits in Hillsborough County. Organizations included Bay Area Legal Services, University Area Community Development Center, U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking, Starting Right Now, Northside Mental Health Center, New Life Village, and more.

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 or any agency that who received an Enabling Fund Grant for 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 Volunteer Requests

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.

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.

Apply for Volunteers at Large Assistance