As a social impact consultancy, the St. Petersburg Foundation builds capacity at the organizational and community level for social impact. We are an engine for social good, leveraging business acumen and donations to fund a new type of philanthropic endeavor, a platform for entrepreneurial thinking and expert execution in the nonprofit space. We help people who have dedicated their lives to social impact develop the systems, tools and processes that advance missions and increase effectiveness.
The St. Petersburg Foundation invests in and accelerates innovative, scalable, and sustainable organizations and ideas, creating cycles of success by providing resources and support systems that help nonprofits conquer our community’s biggest challenges. We fortify our region’s leading change-makers with capacity building grants and seed capital, shared services and expert guidance, and research-driven leadership education.
In order to tackle head-on the gaps that exist between identified community needs and concrete community solutions, we activate our expert network around alliance-building, awareness-enhancement and organizational transformation.
NONPROFITS WITH ASSETS ABOVE $10K
$500K+ IN ASSETS
WE BELIEVE OUR COMMUNITY’S PASSION AND VISION IS STRONG AND THAT WE CAN HELP UNLEASH THAT STRENGTH.
Economic vitality and equity. Workforce development. Innovation and infrastructure. Civic quality.
Time and again, data show that these are the critical challenges facing not only St. Petersburg but communities across the nation. Immeasurable resources are spent analyzing the trends and inputs that drive these issues. And the recommendations to address these challenges are remarkably similar: convene community conversations. Identify national best practices. Seek opportunities to collaborate.
Yet too often these actions do not yield the solutions we need.
We believe that it takes real work to create the conditions that ensure that all citizens can thrive. Here’s how the St. Petersburg Foundation connects the dots to help solve our community’s biggest problems:
We work with, within, and between nonprofits and civic entities to tackle head on the gaps between community needs and concrete solutions.
WE ‘RE READY TO DO THE WORK
We’ve gathered a core team of professionals and partners with the know-how to help our community tackle critical issues. This talented stable of leaders is ready to partner with social sector innovators to drive change.