Smith & Associates Real Estate Foundation | 2023-2024

Since its inception over fifty years ago, Smith & Associates Real Estate has been committed to its mission of positively impacting the Tampa Bay community. The organization is a recognized leader in giving time and resources to causes and organizations that the community and their employees find meaningful. To further formalize their dedication to contributing to non-profits, they launched the Smith & Associates Real Estate Foundation in the Spring of 2021. Beginning on March 1, qualified non-profits can apply online for a grant from the Foundation. 

To apply for a grant from the Smith & Associates Real Estate Foundation, the organization must

  • Be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code

  • Be based in or serving Hillsborough and/or Pinellas counties

  • Exhibit strong management and sound leadership

  • File an IRS form 990 from 2018 or later

Our Focus Areas:

  • Housing

  • Community Vibrancy

  • Positive Education/Mental Well-Being 


  • March 1, 2023: Application opens

  • March 31, 2023: Last day to submit application (closes at 11:59pm)

  • May 9, 2023: All applicants notified of outcome

  • May 12, 2023: Grant funds disbursed to recipients

Smith and Associates’ community giving program is designed to build strong partnerships with non-profit organizations, civic organizations, and other local organizations that are striving to make a difference, focusing on three elements: Housing, Community Vibrancy, and Positive Education/Mental Well-Being. For each element, funding priority will be given to at-risk, vulnerable, and special needs populations

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Please note, if you have not applied for a Community Foundation of Tampa Bay grant before, you will need to create an account before accessing the application. If your organization already has an account and you would like to be added as a contact, please contact Jessica Scites, Director of Nonprofit Relations at [email protected] or (813) 609-4865. The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (tax ID 59-3001853) is the custodian of the Smith & Associates Real Estate fund and assists in facilitating the grant process to minimize administration costs. If you have any questions, contact [email protected]. If you are experiencing technical issues on the application page, please contact Jessica Scites at [email protected] or 813-609-4865.

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