About Us

Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc. (CDC of Tampa) creates opportunities for people to build prosperous futures and vibrant communities.

 

We create opportunities by deploying comprehensive community development strategies that connect workforce development, housing and real estate with education, resident leadership and community safety to drive economic prosperity. 

 

Founded in 1992, CDC of Tampa has built a proven track record of reducing disparities for people and communities throughout Tampa, Hillsborough County and beyond. 

In the years ahead, we're committed to scaling our efforts as we continue working to realize our vision for a thriving Tampa Bay region in which every community is equitable, diverse and engaged.

Our Guiding Principles

Vision

A thriving Tampa Bay region in which every community is equitable, diverse, and engaged. ​

Mission

To create opportunities for people to build prosperous futures and vibrant communities. CDC of Tampa creates these opportunities by deploying comprehensive community development strategies--that connect workforce development, housing, and real estate with education, resident engagement, and community safety--to drive economic prosperity.

 

Core Values
LOYALTY

Faithful to our commitments and obligations; we demonstrate this by being reliable, respectful, and trustworthy.

EXCELLENCE

Driven to provide quality, as well as superior results; we demonstrate this by being persistent, determined and not easily satisfied.

ADAPTABILITY

Able to easily adjust to different conditions; we demonstrate this by being open to change to achieve results.

DIVERSITY

Inclusive of distinctive backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives; we demonstrate this by embracing our differences.

STEWARDSHIP

Protective of something worth caring for; we demonstrate this by being accountable to each other and those we serve.

Our History