St Petersburg Women’s Chamber of Commerce is a 501(C)3 organization incorporated in the State of Florida and in 2016 the proceeds from our fundraiser benefited the following:

  • Boyd Hill – Invest in preserving & protecting native wildlife and plants.  The mission of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve (BHNP) is to preserve, protect, maintain, and promote the preserve and its native wildlife and plants for the enjoyment and education of the community.
  • Vincent House - Invest in a Life.  The Sponsor a Life Program connects caring individuals from the community to Vincent House members seeking to recover from mental illnesses. As a Sponsor, you will help cover the cost of rehabilitation services for a person living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or major depression. It’s an opportunity to change the course of someone’s life.
  • Waterfront Parks Foundation – Invest in our community.  Their mission is to support the preservation & enhancement of the historic waterfront parks & to ensure their future for the enjoyment of residents & visitors.
  • Creative Clay - Invest in a Person, arts for people with obstacles to arts access.  Their mission is to provide educational, expressive and vocational opportunities in the arts for people with obstacles to arts access. They serve people with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, as well as people in healthcare settings, children, veterans, and provide outreach art experiences in our community.

We, the Women of the St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce are very proud of our commitments and successes for our community.  If your organization is interested in funding, you can download our funding application here.

Accomplishments

The Women’s Chamber of Commerce Funded Projects Include:
• St. Petersburg Little Theatre New Roof Fund
• The Salvation Army – New Sallie House Fund
• West Central Early Steps at All Children’s Hospital to benefit families affected by Autism
• Refurbishment of plaque at the Gizella Kopsick Arboretum
• Fabrication and Installation of the replacement of Scenic Drive signage
• Palm Arboretum Guide Maps
• City of St. Petersburg Beautification for Mirror Lake Complex
• Museum of Fine Arts – The Monet Exhibit Catalog
• USF Women’s Sailing Team of St. Petersburg
• Royal Theater Lighting
• St. Petersburg Museum of History Landscaping Project
• The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce Women’s Council
• Sunken Gardens – Post Hurricane Project
• Marine Science USF Girls Camp
• PARC: Tyrone Boulevard landscaping beautification project
• Boyd Hill Nature Trail
• Brick for St. Petersburg Country Club
• Brick for Museum of Fine Arts Plaza
• Bricks for the Palm Arboretum
• Brick for Salvation Army Sallie House Brick Campaign
• Bricks for Williams Park Fountain
• Garden rest area plaque at St. Petersburg Times
• Garden rest area plaques in downtown area parks from previous Presidents’ projects (Palm Arboretum)
• Gazebo on Snell Isle Boulevard NE
• Green Thumb Festival Tent
• Sunken Gardens Butterfly Aviary
• St. Petersburg Woman’s Club New Roof Fund
• St. Petersburg Museum of History Capital Campaign Building Expansion
• St. Petersburg Woman’s Club: Snell Isle Boulevard landscaping beautification project
• New mower and shelter at Senior Citizens Center
• An irrigation system installed off I-275 at 4th Street North
• St. Petersburg Woman’s Club Restoration Fund

We Provided Volunteer Support To:
• Festival of States
• Chamber of Commerce Business Showcases
• Hospice Gift Wrap Booth
• St. Petersburg Annual Tree Giveaway
• St. Petersburg Green Thumb Festival
• Florida Orchestra Guild Designer Showhouse
• St. Louis Cardinals “Kids Night Out”
• Annual Judging at City’s Halloween Party
• Boys & Girls Clubs, Inc. Designer Showhouse
• Salvation Army Bell Ringers