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Support Solutions-directed Public Policy Programs

The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions welcomes support from individuals and businesses in the community.  Your gift will help sustain our mission to advance academic excellence, community engagement, economic vitality, and public understanding through high-quality, and solutions-directed public policy programs. 

Mentor in Pinellas County Schools

5000 Role Models of Excellence Promotes youth development through relevant activities and experiences that help youth develop social, ethical, emotional, physical, and cognitive competencies.

Help Prevent Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Use our markers to add a pollution prevention message to your neighborhood storm drains. Kits include the markers, maps and the tools needed to attach the markers to the storm drain covers.   Email for a kit!

Build a better YOUth!

To have professionals working collaboratively in advancing their own business enterprises while helping the children and families that Eckerd Connects serves. The Connectors will serve as community champions for change for future generations. Being a Connector will give you the opportunity to: Grow your business with like-minded professionals. Strengthen the lives of those less fortunate in our community. Build a better YOUth!

Open your home to a foster youth

Prospective foster parents work with local community organizations to complete the licensing process, below are some of the steps they will take you on your journey to becoming a foster parent. You can always call 1-83-FosterFL or 1-833-678-3735 to get more of your questions answered and to be connected with local resources. To qualify as a potential foster parent you must: Attend an orientation. Complete FREE foster parent educational resource hours. Have a child abuse and fingerprint-based, criminal background check. Participate in a home inspection. Participate in a home study to review your readiness for fostering in your home.

Bright Futures Scholarship Program Volunteers

Pinellas County is proud to offer opportunities for high school students to meet the requirements for a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. Our simple service projects teach young people responsibility and leadership, plus reinforce positive values and good citizenship.

Tech Coaches Needed

Are you good at social media, design, or tech? We need volunteer "Tech Coaches" to help our low-income aspiring entrepreneurs succeed at our start-up Bootcamps. You'll work 1-on-1 with a student to help them build a simple website on Weebly, design a business card on Canva, start a LinkedIn profile, and launch a Facebook page. If you're good in ANY of these areas we can use your help!  The volunteer commitment is for 10 very flexible hours over a two-week period between 4/12 and 4/25.

Calling all Artists!

Artists! Teach a painting class with a soothing and comfortable atmosphere. Every Tuesday, 6 - 7:30 pm. Not required every week; willing to have multiple teachers to fit varying schedules. adults (18+),21+,55+,individuals,weekly,monthly,occasional,skilled,indoor,evenings,weekdays

Need Community Impact? Submit Your Opportunity

A collection of carefully selected thought leaders who are pushing the boundaries of local community impact to be better.

The St. Pete Catalyst

The Catalyst honors its name by aggregating & curating the sparks that propel the St Pete engine.  It is a modern news platform, powered by community sourced content and augmented with directed coverage.  Bring your news, your perspective and your spark to the St Pete Catalyst and take your seat at the table.

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