Submit Your Story
This is a place where you can submit stories about philanthropists, nonprofit organizations, and fundraisers who are making a difference in Tampa Bay.
2023 Story Submission Deadline is September 30th
Can I submit more than one story?
Yes! You may submit multiple stories, and we encourage it.
What are the criteria for story submissions?
Stories should be about people, projects, and activities that have taken place in 2023. Each submission must include a story title and a contact person. Within each submission form, you will see character limits. Stories must be about a non-profit organization, a philanthropist, a volunteer, or a fundraiser. Any story that does not speak to the spirit of philanthropy will be removed from the site. Please keep stories to no more than 2,000 characters.
I submitted my story but it’s not searchable on the website.
It may take up to 48 hours for your story to be searchable on the website.
What kind of stories are you looking for?
We are looking for stories that highlight innovation, resiliency, leadership, or generosity that took place in 2023. Stories can be about a pivot within your organization, an innovative project, an exceptional fundraiser, a volunteer who rolled up their sleeves, or a philanthropist who went above and beyond to address a new community need.
How are stories selected to become videos?
A collective of AFP members and community leaders will select stories that exemplify the spirit of philanthropy in Tampa Bay. By loosening the reigns on firm criteria, our hope is to create a more inclusive environment that showcases the diverse elements of our nonprofit sector. We will only be considering stories for video feature that are submitted before 11:59PM on Friday, September 29th, but please continue to submit them to be included on the website!