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DeBartolo Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-17

At A Glance

DeBartolo Family Foundation

15436 N. Florida Ave., Ste. 200

Tampa, FL United States 33613-1226

Telephone: (813) 964-8302


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-01-31)

Assets: $3,506,116

Total giving: $643,153






Established in 2001 in OH; reincorporated in 2003 in FL - Founded by Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr. and members of his family. Edward J. DeBartolo, Jr. is a businessman who developed shopping malls as part of his father's (Edward J. DeBartolo Sr.) organization. He is a former owner of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to provide leadership and financial resources to extraordinary organizations and individuals to improve the community. The foundation annually awards scholarships to deserving students (graduating high school seniors), provides grants to individuals and organizations with exceptional requirements, and presents the Spirit of Humanity Award, honoring those organizations that provide extraordinary assistance to Tampa, FL, residents with special needs.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to students who reside in FL for college education.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-01-31

Assets: $3,506,116 (market value)

Gifts received: $1,075,558

Expenditures: $1,339,221

Total giving: $643,153

Qualifying distributions: $643,153