COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF TAMPA BAY EARNS $22,000 IN COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUNDING FROM UNITED WAY SUNCOAST

The UWS award, part of a $6.05 million investment in the community, will support LEAP An effort to increase the number of working age adults in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties with a degree or high-quality credentials to 60 percent by 2025 continues to thrive thanks to the collaborative nature of two of the area’s leading…

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LEAP TAMPA BAY RECEIVES NATIONAL $100,000 GRANT TO REVERSE COVID’S EFFECT ON LOCAL POSTSECONDARY ENROLLMENT

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla., Thursday, April 22, 2021 – LEAP Tampa Bay College Access Network (LEAP Tampa Bay), a network of more than 50 community partners committed to changing lives by connecting residents to education and training beyond high school, today announced it is a recipient of a $100,000 grant from the National College Attainment Network…

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Volunteers at a LEAP 4 College center

LEAP 4 College Centers Provide College and Career Resources to Tampa Bay Students

Opening today at Largo High School and later this spring at Armwood High School in Seffner, LEAP 4 College Centers will offer personalized college and career planning assistance to students. Trained volunteers will help students identify career interests and navigate the options for education and training after high school. Students can get help with tasks…

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Hillsborough Community College Receives Grant to Advance Racial Justice and Equity

Hillsborough Community College has been awarded a one-time grant from the Lumina Foundation, which will be used to bolster existing racial justice programming at the college. HCC is one of 19 colleges and universities that have demonstrated “significant work to advance equity on campus and in the broader community” and will receive individual grants worth $25,000…

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FUSE program Launch

Financially disadvantaged students get boost with new scholarship

“Begining December 1, 2017, financially disadvantaged students in the FUSE program that provides a pathway to the University of South Florida got a boost. Helios Education Foundation and USAmeriBank Foundation announced that they’ll be committing up to $2.5 million to kick-start a scholarship fund for those students in the “graduation pathway” program. The hope is…

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