Economic Impact: Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Number of county students attending UF:
2,614
UF Alumni Residing in County:
15,640
Donor Giving:
$65,817,073
UF Employees by County of Residence:
72
Gator Club Members:
2,465
IFAS Extension:
View Hillsborough County IFAS Report (PDF)
Sea Grant and the Oil spill:
FSG and UF Extension provided efficient outreach to coastal residents, businesses and communities. They helped owners file claims and provided support for volunteers. In addition, FSG is working with Gulf of Mexico Land Grant Universities to ensure safety of seafood as well as lending hands to families facing economic crisis due to the oil spill.
Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Balm:
This facility is one of the Research and Education Centers, strategically located close to a major commodity production region. The RECs enable IFAS researchers to quickly respond to the agricultural and natural resource needs in Florida.
Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory Research and Demonstration Site, Ruskin:
This facility is one of the Research and Education Centers, strategically located close to a major commodity production region. The RECs enable IFAS researchers to quickly respond to the agricultural and natural resource needs in Florida.
UF PHHP Affiliations:
UF PHHP Research & Services:
  • SafeandMobileSeniors.org
    Transportation resources for seniors
  • Florida Office on Disability & Health
    State's first centralized program to coordinate Florida's disability programs & services.
  • AlzOnline
    National program for caregivers of people with dementia.
  • Right to Know
    Education & resources on breast cancer screening for women with disabilities.