Mission Statement

Community Partners in Revitalization Mission Statement:

Community Partnership in Revitalization, Inc.  (“CPR”) is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization was founded to assist those in need and to improve the community by working and partnering with other community stakeholders in the Tampa Bay Area.

CPR's mission is to improve the quality of life for low to moderate income individuals and families by developing strategies to reduce community blight through neighborhood stabilization and positive economic impact.  Our goal is to increase neighborhood stabilization by providing sustainable, affordable, energy efficient housing, increase jobs, and promote community activities that improve the health, wealth and safety for children, individuals and families in the Tampa Bay Area.

Our mission envisions community partnerships with local government, donors, business partners, residents, volunteers, stakeholders, and others that share our vision of change in the community by working together to identify opportunities to provide:

Affordable Housing

  • Development; building service-enriched, green projects for the health of our residents and the environment
  • Eliminate blighted conditions with new sustainable construction

Revitalize Neighborhoods

  • Provide Improvements to Parks & Recreation Facilities

 Project History

Summer of 2010: CPR revitalized two parks for the City of Tampa

  1. Williams Park
  2. Grant Park

Fall of 2011: CPR-building “The Memorial Garden” in honor of the fallen Police Officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab who were gunned down in the line of duty on June 29, 2010 while they were serving and protecting the Tampa community. “The Memorial Garden” will be built at Tampa Police Station #3 and will serve as a place of tranquility and reflection, a place for the families of the fallen officers and their law enforcement brothers and sisters to sit and remember those that have gone before us.

Fall of 2011: CPR-revitalizing two parks for the City of Tampa

  1. Frenando Mesa Park
  2. Oak Park

Other revitalization efforts by Board Member Joe Gibbons:

  1. 10 Unit Apartment Development / 2910 East Columbus Drive, Tampa Constructed a new 10 Unit multi-family development to house displaced residents of Central Park Apartments. The site was a dilapidated residential site filled with debris.
  2. Built several single family homes in the East Tampa neighborhood that served 1st time home buyers