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  • The Children's Board invests in partnerships and quality programs to support the success of all children and families in Hillsborough County.
  • The Children's Board of Hillsborough County has served children and families for 30 years by granting funding for programs and services.
  • Your Children's Board devotes 86% of each dollar to direct services for children in Hillsborough County.
  • Children's Board grants are awarded through a competitive process and are evaluated on a regular basis to ensure positive impact and fiscal responsibility.
  • The Children's Board invests dollars to fund a wide variety of programs designed to help children lead a healthy, safe, and productive life. And that, makes a difference for all residents of Hillsborough County.

*Important Announcement

Eviction Resources for children and families, please click here to learn more information

Letter from the Children’s Board, Board Chair: 

What’s New

Thank you Quality Early Education System (QEES) for the 2019-2020 video– showcasing the amazing work QEES is doing in Hillsborough County.  

Public Service Announcement: 

Hillsborough County lost three infants to drowning recently — Accidental drowning is the leading cause of preventable death for kids under the age of five.  Babies, toddlers, and children can drown when adults take their eyes off of them for as little as 20 seconds–even if they are nowhere near a pool.  Learn how to keep your kids safe by watching the video below and visiting www.preventneedlessdeaths.com.  Taking the appropriate steps can keep kids safe from accidental drownings:


How parents shape their children’s mental healthHow parents shape their children's mental health

Information about the Coronavirus is all over the news and children are aware. Here are some tips on how to talk with your children and fun activities that you can do with them to make them feel safe and cared for during the Coronavirus. 

All Children in Hillsborough County deserve to have the best start to their education.  Thank you to the Hillsborough Community College Foundation, Marni Fuente and her team for their continued dedication to giving children the best possible start in life. Please watch the video highlighting the work of one of our funded agencies!

Dedication Video to Doretha Wynn Edgecomb
Doretha Wynn Edgecomb Children’s Board
Family Resource Center in Temple Terrace

Children’s Board Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

We would like to thank our Board of Directors for their vision and support, the Children’s Board staff for their dedication to our mission, and, our funded providers for their hard work and unwavering commitment to our local children and families.  We couldn’t be more proud of our collective impact. View the full report here : FY2019 Annual Report

For the past 30 years, the Children’s Board has been investing in our most precious resource, our children. This video celebrates our history, addresses challenges our community is currently facing and looks into the future

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men”

– Frederick Douglass

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Contact Us

Children's Board of Hillsborough County
1002 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813-229-2884
Fax: 813-228-8122

Email: info@childrensboard.org

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