Charities

Growing, Sharing, Giving … Priceless

Since our formation in 1997, United Capital Funding has striven to make a difference in the lives of our clients, employees, partners and the communities that we live in. We accomplish this by using our capital, knowledge, skills, and resources to make a real difference in the community and people’s lives. In our profession and in our communities, we are dedicated to helping achieve growth and sustainability with our professional services.

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  • Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.

    Mother Teresa

volunteeringWhat we believe is what we do

At United Capital Funding, we believe that being an excellent and involved Corporate Citizen is one of the cornerstones for success. Corporate Citizenship is fundamental to us, and is the way that we operate our firm on a daily basis. Our statement of Cornerstone Positions confirms our belief that integrity is the most valuable asset we possess, and is reflected in the actions of our professionals. We strongly believe that we have not only an opportunity but an obligation to make a positive contribution to the communities we both work and live in. We are committed to our vision that the world we both work and live in will become a better place because we, as a company and as individuals, are helping to improve and support our clients, communities and those in need. We believe that we can make a difference in the lives of others and communities locally and globally. Through giving and volunteer efforts, our professionals find ways to contribute to the communities in which they live and work, as well as to people and communities in need of support. At United Capital Funding, we are committed to:

  • Volunteering
  • Pro-Bono Service
  • Nonprofit Board Service
  • Financial Giving
  • Employee Giving and Matching Program
  • Mentoring

Over the past 14 years, United Capital Funding and our employees have contributed over $400,000 in local, regional, national and global giving. In addition to these direct financial contributions, we have made significant pro bono contributions of time and United Capital employee skills to support our Corporate Citizenship program. In addition, our company matching programs allows us to leverage the impact of donations of our financial resources, skills and expertise of our people.

“Charity sees the need, not the cause.” – German Proverb

Some of the organizations we support at United Capital Funding

United Capital Funding also has supported a wide array of other organizations, schools, sports teams, Universities, fundraising efforts such as walk-a-thons, etc. too numerous to mention all. Here are just some of the other efforts we have supported over the past 15 years.

    • BMX Race for Life
    • Suncoast Baseball
    • Christian Community Golf
    • Mothers Against Cancer – Dallas, TX
    • Boca Ciega High School Baseball
    • CFA Education Foundation
    • Shriners East West Football game
    • The Myositis Association
    • Copperhead Champion Golf
    • Academy Prep
    • The Abbey Store
    • Arnold Hall Catholic Retreat
    • St. Pete K – Life
    • JFCS
    • Transition Retail Palm Harbor
    • AFA – Autism Contribution
    • All Children’s Hospital
    • QTEGO Auction
    • Remember Honor Support
    • Northeast Raiders
    • ICPA
    • Alpha House
    • University Toledo Foundation
    • Roy Graham Association
  • Cristo Rey Network

    The Cristo Rey Network provides a quality, Catholic, college preparatory education to young people who live in urban communities with limited educational options. Our mission is clear – college success for Cristo Rey Network students.

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is an American organization which combats muscular dystrophy and diseases of the nervous system and muscular system in general by funding research, providing medical and community services, and educating health professionals and the general public.

  • Boys& Girls Clubs of America

    Our Mission To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

  • VisionIt City Impact Foundation

    VisionIT was born from community activities. Prior to the start of VisionIT, David H. Segura began to volunteer his time on a weekly basis, teaching youth in Detroit about the field of technology and the growing trends of the Internet. This drive of being active in the community has continued and as VisionIT has grown,… Continue Reading VisionIt City Impact Foundation

  • THE LINKS FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED

    THE LINKS FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED The Links Foundation, Incorporated is the philanthropic arm of The Links, Incorporated, an organization of professional women of color located throughout the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The Foundation was established in 1979 to enhance and expand the philanthropic endeavors of The Links, Incorporated.… Continue Reading THE LINKS FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED

  • AMI Kids UC Funding Charity

    AMIkids

    About AMIKids At AMIkids Pinellas, we are not only proud of our students and staff, we are proud of the efforts exhibited by all in order to achieve success. One of those activities is that of following up on our students to make sure that they are doing well and to lend a hand if… Continue Reading AMIkids

  • PARC

    A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities to exercise their independence and experience life to the fullest. By creating and sharing, PARC is proud to provide over 40 services to over 800 children and adults with developmental disabilities. Through these miraculous stories, PARC supporters are able… Continue Reading PARC

  • DB55 Business Factoring Charity

    DB 55

    United Capital Funding is a Corporate Sponsor of the foundation established by former Tampa Bay Buccaneer football player, Derrick Brooks. Brooks was an eleven-time Pro Bowl selection he earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII. Brooks is well known for his charity work and his advocacy of the importance of… Continue Reading DB 55

  • Holy Family Catholic Church

    Holy Family Catholic Church

    Holy Family Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic parish in the City and Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida.They are dedicated to prayer, community, and education. Their goal as disciples is to continue the work of Jesus. All are invited and welcome to journey with them as members of God’s Holy Family.

  • St Pete Saints Baseball Club

    St. Pete Saints Baseball Club

    The mission of the St. Pete Saints Baseball Club is to provide a fun and exciting environment to learn the game of baseball. We seek to provide opportunities to compete at the highest level available while instilling discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship,and leadership. The St. Pete Saints teach players to respect the game, work hard, and play… Continue Reading St. Pete Saints Baseball Club

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD)

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD)

    Founded by a mother who lost her daughter in a crash, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. Their programs ensure that MADD achieves its lifesaving mission.

  • American Heart Association

    American Heart Association

    The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Suncoast Chapter

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Suncoast Chapter. The Florida Suncoast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. The Komen Florida Suncoast Affiliate’s services area covers all of Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota Counties.

  • Tampa Bay Rays

    Tampa Bay Rays

    The Tampa Bay Rays are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. They are currently a member of the American League East Division. Tropicana Field is their home venue.

  • St Petersburg Catholic High School

    St. Petersburg Catholic High School

    St. Petersburg Catholic High School: The mission of SPCHS is to educate and inspire all students to be god Christians and honest citizens. We collaborate to create a caring and safe environment which allows each student to grow spiritually, academically and socially.

  • Tampa Bay Lighting Business Factoring Charity

    Tampa Bay Lightning

    The Tampa Bay Lightning, based in Tampa Bay, is an official team of the National Hockey League. Members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the NHL, home games are played at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Go Bolts!

  • Humane Society of Tampa Bay

    Humane Society of Tampa Bay

    Leading the way because every life counts, the mission of The Humane Society of Tampa Bay is dedicated to ending animal homelessness and providing care and comfort for companion animals in need.

  • USF Business Factority Charity

    University of South Florida

    The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida’s spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal research expenditures. The university’s main Tampa campus is home to USF Health,… Continue Reading University of South Florida

  • Canterbury School of Florida

    Canterbury School of Florida

    Canterbury School of Florida educates and nurtures the whole child in mind, body, and spirit in preparation for college and an honorable life as a responsible steward of our world. Respecting the diversity of others and valuing the relationships uniting us as a school community, we inspire individual responsibility and a commitment to serve.

  • Tampa Preparatory School

    Tampa Preparatory School

    Tampa Preparatory School is a place to think, create, be yourself, aspire to excellence, and go beyond … more than just a college prep school … a preparation for life with a higher purpose than self.

  • Side Effects Inc

    Side Effects Inc.

    Side Effects Inc. Their mission is to develop and nourish relationships within communities while making a difference, serving Christ and positively affecting people’s lives. A generous percentage of company profit supports charities involving youth around the world. Their life passions stem from the company mission of giving people what they need – particularly youth.

  • Eckerd College Business Factority Charity

    Eckerd College

    The mission of Eckerd College is to provide excellent, innovative undergraduate liberal arts education and lifelong learning programs in the unique Florida environment, within the context of a covenant relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The governing board, administration, faculty, and staff share a commitment to sustaining and improving a college community that fosters a… Continue Reading Eckerd College

  • First Tee of St Petersburg

    First Tee of St Petersburg

    United Capital has provided financial support to The First Tee of St. Petersburg, Florida. The mission of The First Tee is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. For additional information, please go to www.thefirstteestpetersburg.org.

  • Wilderness Trail

    Wilderness Trail

    United Capital has provided financial support to Wilderness Trail, a 501 (C)(3) North Carolina nonprofit tax exempt organization that uses backpacking as a tool for discipleship. Wilderness Trail has week long summer events for youth between June and August each year, and during May, September and October it offers weekend experiences geared towards families. For… Continue Reading Wilderness Trail

  • Clothes to Kids Inc Business Factoring Charity

    Clothes to Kids, Inc.

    United Capital Funding has provided donations and support to Clothes to Kids, Inc. located in Clearwater, Florida. The mission of Clothes to Kids is to provide new and quality used clothing to low income, school age children in Pinellas County, Florida free of charge. Clothes to Kids envisions a community in which every school age… Continue Reading Clothes to Kids, Inc.

  • Suncoast Hospice

    Suncoast Hospice

    United Capital Funding has provided financial support to the Suncoast Hospice, located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Hospice was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. In 1977 they created a small, all-volunteer organization. Suncoast Hospice… Continue Reading Suncoast Hospice

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

  • DMG School Project

    DMG School Project

    The DMG School Project provides educational opportunities to both artists and community while contributing to the development of glass as a creative medium in both St. Petersburg and the international glass community. The DMG School Project will involve the public in all aspects of glass through master classes, demonstrations, and lectures.

  • Angels Against Abuse Inc

    Angels Against Abuse, Inc.

    The mission of the Angels is to build awareness and educate the community with regard to existing and/or potential neglect and abuse against children. To provide support, monetarily and through hands on volunteer hours to neglected and abused children who are removed from an abusive situation or are in danger of removal.

  • Ducks Unlimited

    Ducks Unlimited – Memphis Chapter

    Ducks Unlimited is the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. DU got its start in 1937 during the Dust Bowl when North America’s drought-plagued waterfowl populations had plunged to unprecedented lows. Determined not to sit idly by as the continent’s waterfowl dwindled beyond recovery, a small group of sportsmen joined together to form an… Continue Reading Ducks Unlimited – Memphis Chapter

  • Daughters of the American Revolution

    Daughters of the American Revolution

    Daughters of the American Revolution St. Petersburg Chapter St. Petersburg Promotes Patriotism. We are proud to support many worthy causes. We are also always interested in learning of opportunities to participate in meaningful service projects throughout the community in the areas of education, historic preservation, and patriotic concerns.

  • Roseaire Retreat

    Roseaire Retreat

    Roseaire Retreat encourages individuals to recognize and foster the unique contribution they make to society when they integrate their faith with their daily work, their family, friendships and social relationships. We offer spiritual retreats, workshops, summer camps and professional workshops to middle school, high school, and college students, as well as young professionals and men… Continue Reading Roseaire Retreat

  • Amigos de las Américas

    Amigos de las Américas

    Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) hosts programs for young adults to volunteer abroad. AMIGOS’ volunteer opportunities focus on youth leadership training and community development in Latin America. Amigos de las Américas, Houston, Texas

  • Abe Brown Ministries

    Abe Brown Ministries

    The mission of Abe Brown Ministries is to compassionately demonstrate the Love of Christ by helping offenders, ex-offenders and their families to achieve productive and fulfilling lives. They also help them develop spiritual disciplines, learn life skills and prepare for gainful employment, which gives hope for sustaining their personal, family and financial futures. The end… Continue Reading Abe Brown Ministries

  • Benedict Haven Inc

    Benedict Haven Inc.

    Benedict Haven Inc., founded in 1998, provides a permanent supervised home with compassionate care for adults who have a severe and persistent mental illness. Benedict Haven is a private non-profit residential treatment facility dedicated to providing the highest quality long-term care. By following a small “home-like” model, Benedict Haven has ended the “revolving door” cycle… Continue Reading Benedict Haven Inc.

  • Sacred Heart Catholic School

    Sacred Heart Catholic School

    The Sacred Heart Home & School Association is comprised of volunteer school parents who contribute their time, talent and treasures to reach our yearly fundraising goals in support of the education of our children at Sacred Heart Interparochial School. Our purpose is to facilitate good communication between parents and the school, to foster a positive… Continue Reading Sacred Heart Catholic School

  • Northeast Little League

    Northeast Little League

    Our league is about service, player development and family. What is more wholesome than Little League Baseball and Softball? Our cause is to have a part in creating quality young men and women while developing great game skills.

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    Community Service Foundation

    United Capital Funding has been a financial supporter of the Community Service Foundation, located in Pinellas County, Florida. The Community Service Foundation has been working since 1957 to provide families and individuals located in the Tampa Bay area an opportunity for a better life and experience through home ownership. Because of the relationships the Community… Continue Reading Community Service Foundation

  • Police Athletic League

    Police Athletic League

    United Capital has been a long time financial supporter of the Police Athletic League of Saint Petersburg, Florida. PAL’s mission is crime prevention through education, recreation and athletics. PAL was founded in 1960, and it offers young people opportunities to enrich their self esteem and team building skills in a structured, nonthreatening environment. Current owners… Continue Reading Police Athletic League

  • The Museum of Fine Arts

    The Museum of Fine Arts

    United Capital supports the mission of The Museum of Fine Arts, located in downtown Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Museum has the only comprehensive art collection, extending from antiquity to the present, on the Florida west coast. The Museum opened in 1965, and recently completed a $21 million expansion that more than doubled the size of… Continue Reading The Museum of Fine Arts

  • Chihuly Collection

    Chihuly Collection

    United Capital also supports the Chihuly Collection. The Chihuly Collection, presented by the Morean Arts Center, is located at 400 Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg. The Chihuly Collection is a permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork in a 10,000-square-foot setting designed by award-winning architect Albert Alfonso. For additional information, please go… Continue Reading Chihuly Collection

  • Morean Arts Center

    Morean Arts Center

    We are also proud to support the Morean Arts Center also located in our home town of Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Morean Art Center, with roots dating back to 1917 as the Art Club of Saint Petersburg focuses on an innovative, community oriented approach to art and art education. Their classes and outreach programs are… Continue Reading Morean Arts Center

  • Salvador Dali Museum

    Salvador Dali Museum

    As a Corporate Partner, we are proud to support the Salvador Dali Museum in our home town of Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Salvador Dalí Museum houses the largest collection outside Europe of the works of the artist Salvador Dalí and is located on the campus of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in downtown… Continue Reading Salvador Dali Museum

  • Tampa Bay Research Institute Inc

    Tampa Bay Research Institute, Inc.

    United Capital is a long time financial supporter of the Tampa Bay Research Institute, Inc., or TRBI. TRBI is a 501(c)(3) biomedical research organization located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. TBRI was established in 1981 as the first not-for-profit biomedical research organization of its kind in Florida, and scientists at TBRI pioneered the discovery of the… Continue Reading Tampa Bay Research Institute, Inc.

  • Community Action Stops Abuse

    Community Action Stops Abuse CASA

    United Capital is a proud supporter of CASA, or Community Action Stops Abuse. CASA’s vision is a community without violence so that home is a safe place. CASA’s mission is to raise our voices against violence through advocacy, empowerment, and social change. CASA was named “Nonprofit of the Year” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal… Continue Reading Community Action Stops Abuse CASA

  • Tampa Bay Watch, Inc.

    Tampa Bay Watch, Inc.

    United Capital Funding has been actively involved as a financial partner and Tampa Bay Watch, Inc. is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit stewardship program dedicated exclusively to the protection and restoration of the marine and wetland environments of the Tampa Bay estuary through scientific and educational programs. An owner of United Capital also currently serves on the… Continue Reading Tampa Bay Watch, Inc.

  • The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul

    United Capital has been a long time supporter of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The Society offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention,… Continue Reading Society of St. Vincent de Paul

  • Make a Wish

    Make a Wish

    Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation’s mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire communities. As the Foundation continues to mature, its mission will remain steadfast. Wish children of… Continue Reading Make a Wish

  • Relay For Life

    Relay For Life

    St. Petersburg, Florida: Each year, more than 4 million people in over 20 countries take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. During a Relay event, participants and survivors celebrate what they’ve overcome during the Survivors Lap. During the Luminaria Ceremony, we remember people lost to… Continue Reading Relay For Life

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    Childrens Dream Fund

    The Children’s Dream Fund was founded in 1981 with the single purpose of fulfilling dreams for children ages 3-18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Referrals are received from several hospitals on Florida’s west coast. Dreams vary greatly – from trips to Disney World, meetings with celebrities, computers, play sets, cruises and shopping… Continue Reading Childrens Dream Fund

  • Metropolitan Ministries

    Metropolitan Ministries

    Metropolitan Ministries faithfully reaches out to poor, hungry and homeless men, women and children in their time of need — providing life-changing answers. Within our care, people find food, clothing, shelter, and other vital services. But more importantly they find compassion and hope – hope for a brighter day and future. The need in our… Continue Reading Metropolitan Ministries

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

  • American Red Cross

    American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster relief, Supporting America’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood Drives, International Services, and Health and… Continue Reading American Red Cross

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