Philanthropy Tank fuels and inspires the next generation of change leaders – our youth – or as we like to call them, CHANGEmakers. Students identify social issues that confront our community. The program challenges empowers and equips them to develop and execute sustainable initiatives and solutions to these problems.

Philanthropist-Investors fund student initiatives, investing in their community projects. Through one-to-one mentoring, philanthropist-investors fuel students’ desire, helping them execute initiatives while increasing their ability to make meaningful change.

The fundamental aims of Philanthropy Tank are to help shape students’ leadership paths and, through their creative solutions, address and improve social issues in our community.


Who can apply for Philanthropy Tank?
A student or students who live in Palm Beach County OR who are enrolled in 8th-12th grade within Palm Beach County.


Save the Date

August 1, 2018– Applications open

November 4, 2018– Application deadline

January 6, 2019 – Finalists are announced

March 10, 2019 – Finals event


Lead Change

Winners receive one-to-one mentoring from the philanthropist-investors and up to $15,000 in initiative funding. By leveraging philanthropist-investors’ business and life experience, professional networks and resources, students gain an invaluable understanding of their potential as vital change agents in our community.

Philanthropy Tank Finals

March 10, 2019
Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Our community benefits

Philanthropy Tank projects are at work in our community. Our students are making an impact in the health & human services, education & youth development, women & girls and community development sectors. Our community experiences tangible effects from the investments in our Positively Disruptive CHANGEmakers.

It comes full circle when today’s Philanthropy Tank students become tomorrow’s inspiration and leaders. Generation to generation, our community changes for the better.


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Application submission deadline
Finalists Announced
Finals Event