Foundation for Community Driven Innovation


The Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI) is a 501c3 not for profit organization dedicated to supporting academic achievement, economic development and the spirit of innovation through inspiring programs, active learning and exciting, innovative projects.

FCDI is a Gold Level Guidestar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency and ethics in all we do.

Donations to FCDI are tax deductible as allowed by law, and more than 85% of proceeds benefit community programs.  Please give today!

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You can designate contributions for our FIRST Fund to benefit area FIRST youth robotics teams and programs, including the annual ROBOTICON Tampa Bay event, or to support Gulf Coast MakerCon, held each spring in celebration of our area’s DIY Inventive Spirit!

You can also donate through Amazon Smile, where Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to FCDI.


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If you have questions or comments, please visit our Contact page.