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


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

CDC of Tampa LEADS with its core values. These values guide and direct our work.


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


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


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


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


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

Our Guiding Principles