Your support support is critical for the Child Protection Center. When you donate your time or financially to the Child Protection Center, you join with us in our mission of the prevention, intervention and treatment of child abuse. You take a stand for children. You defend the innocent. You speak for those without a voice. You change lives!! Your gift will be put right to work in our community, making sure all children are safe from abuse and free to thrive. Take a look below at the various ways to give to CPC. Thank you for your support!


Ways to Give to The Child Protection Center


Online – make a contribution now via our secure payment processor

Matched Monthly Giving – Send forth a Ripple of Hope by making a monthly gift, matched up to $500/month by the Flanzer Philanthropic Trust.

Cash or Stocks – Make a donation & utilize the charitable tax deduction. CPC has an established stock account with Edward Jones, Account: 30615773.

Underwriting – Help us be the best stewards of our dollars by underwriting the expenses necessary for events and day-to-day operations at CPC. Read more about Underwriting.

Charitable Gift Annuity – This option provides the donor and/or other named beneficiaries with an income at a competitive rate of return. The Gift Annuity establishes a charitable fund benefiting The CPC.

Life Insurance – A variety of giving options surrounds insurance policies including the option to give a paid-up policy or buy insurance to replace a charitable bequest.

Tributes and Memorial Gifts – A meaningful way to recognize & remember a friend or family member.

Packs of Healing – Donate funds or items directly to our Packs of Healing project, which are assembled for the children and families in our therapy program in the aftermath of abuse. Businesses are welcome to participate by fundraising in their stores. Read more about Packs of Healing.

Legacy Giving – Name CPC as a beneficiary in a will, trust, life insurance, or retirement plan. Read more about Legacy Giving.

In-Kind – The CPC accepts a variety of in-kind contributions. Read the full in-kind donation list.

Donor Advised Funds

Corporate Giving

Real Estate

Asset Liquidation – Leave possessions to CPC & receive a tax deduction on the appraised value.


Sharyn Chapman Endowment Fund
Established by Doug and Sherry Chapman, designated for the Child Protection Center at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation
601 Tamiami Trail South
Venice, FL 34285

Child Protection Center Endowment at PNC
Child Protection Center
720 South Orange Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.2635 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237

Stay informed and follow us on social media

If you are of age 72 (70 ½ if you reached 70 ½ before January 1, 2020), you can contact your retirement plan administrator to transfer your gift to The Child Protection Center, and your gift will count towards your minimum distribution requirement!

Would you like to learn more about supporting the Child Protection Center?
Contact our Vice President of Philanthropy at 941-365-1277 Ext. 111 or at

Donations in the form of cash or check may be sent to CPC’s Main Office at
720 South Orange Avenue, Sarasota FL 34236 ATTN: Development Department

Interested in our fundraising events? Click here to learn more about our signature events.


To report child abuse or neglect contact the Florida Abuse Hotline at:


Child Protection Center, Inc.

720 South Orange Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941.365.1277
Fax: 941-953-7181

North Port Office

5600 Peace River Road
 North Port, FL 34287
To Contact Supervised Visitation
Phone: 941-423-1921

Arcadia Office

222 N. Roberts Avenue
Arcadia, FL 34266
Phone: 941-365-1277