The Bank of Tampa
Impressed by the dedication of SPC faculty and staff, The Bank of Tampa began supporting the Foundation’s Innovation Grants Initiative in 2015. The Bank has an extraordinary reputation for supporting educational projects and services throughout the Bay area. With its investment in SPC faculty and staff, The Bank of Tampa is promoting student engagement that leads to higher academic achievement.


The Bank of Tampa Chairman, Jerry Divers and team visit with President Law
SPC Foundation Board Chair & Senior Vice President – Trust Director at The Bank of Tampa, Beth Horner (far left) poses with Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Duke Energy
As a long-time partner of the SPC Foundation, Duke Energy is a champion of education and workforce development in Pinellas County. In the 2018-19 academic year, Duke provided $30,000 to underwrite scholarships for First Generation students attending SPC’s Midtown and Downtown campuses. Demonstrating its commitment to veterans, in 2016 Duke also awarded $7,500 to the Foundation’s Veterans Bridge Fund Initiative that provides essential financial assistance to veteran students at SPC. Duke has been a prominent sponsor of the Foundation’s Distinguished Speaker Series and is active with numerous other programs at the College.

First Generation Students and Duke Energy Community Affairs Manager Gregory Wright gather at Midtown Campus