Financial Support


The Tampa Bay Lightning Community & Hockey Development Team operates under the Lightning Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

The Community & Hockey Development team utilizes all donations for the sole purposes of growing the game of hockey across the Tampa Bay Area.

Donations towards the Lightning Foundation goes towards:

  • Funding scholarship programs
  • Funding disabled hockey programming, such as the Lightning Sled Hockey program
  • Funding Girls Only specific hockey programming
  • Providing FREE equipment to children to try hockey for free
  • Additional ball hockey programming opportunities


To donate to the Community & Hockey Development team, click on the donate button below and select "Lightning Youth Hockey Program".