The Rotary Club of Tampa

The Rotary Club of Tampa formed in Tampa in 1914 and currently has around 135 members representing the local business community. Rotary members and the public are invited to attend our event. Proceeds from the Gasparilla Bash benefit local charities through grants from the Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation.

 

The Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation partners with several local organizations each year, and the proceeds from the 2020 event allowed us to provide grants to these organizations, among others:

Academy Prep of Tampa

Chromebooks for students

Aging Solutions

Support for the Elves for Elders program

A Kids' Place

Wardrobe closets for children in residence

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay

Technology updates and redecorating of computer lab

The Centre for Women

Women Building Futures vocational training program

Clothes to Kids

Clothing for 5 classrooms of children in need

The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

Cognitive behavioral therapy for trauma victims

Exalted Warrior Foundation

At home yoga practice guide for veterans

Frameworks of Tampa Bay

Social and emotional learning in a remote world

Goodwill Suncoast

Job connection training for a Covid displaced workforce

Icon Prep

Laptops and training for remote learning

H.B. Plant Museum

Booker T. Washington at the Tampa Bay Casino exhibit

Heart Galley of Tampa

Birthday buddies for children awaiting adoption

Metropolitan Ministries

Emergency support for families facing homelessness due to Covid

Tampa Crossroads

Transportation to Success for homeless veterans

Telehealth Access for Seniors

Providing telemedicine access for low-income seniors

Veterans Alternative, Inc.

Accelerated resolution therapy for veterans

Wheels of Success

Vehicle for a frontline worker in need

Where Love Grows

Mobile cooking program for at-risk teens

Last year, the Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation invested over $85,000 and thousands of volunteer hours in programs that benefit children and families in the Bay area. The Foundation was formed in June 1983 and is registered with the State of Florida as an autonomous 501(c)(3) organization

 

THE ROTARY CLUB OF TAMPA FOUNDATION IS A 501 (C)(3) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, FEDERAL ID #59-2445906. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION # CH-1227