Community Outreach

Our volunteer and grant applications are currently closed. Please check back in January for the next round of applications.

COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE Volunteer and Grant Requests

Community Action hosted 11 “Done in a Day” events providing 800 volunteer hours and $10,000 in funding 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 staffing for patient picnics to children’s grief awareness day to STEMapalooza. Charities included PACE Center for Girls, Ronald McDonald House, Ryan Nece Foundation, and The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.

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 provides Enabling Fund Grants to nonprofit organizations to provide financial support 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 a total of $30,000 in Enabling Fund Grants to 17 organizations. Organizations included Dress for Success Tampa Bay, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Hillsborough County Veterans Helping Veterans, and the MacDonald Training Center.

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