Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Two Months

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, plus evolving short-term and longer-term initiatives.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Hermitage Artist Retreat Meets $100,000 Matching Pledge

The Hermitage has also received a $50,000 pledge from a group of supporters to extend this matching challenge.

05/15/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Tidewell Hospice Receives $40,000 Grant to Enhance Telehealth Technology

The funds will allow Tidewell physicians and clinical staff to deliver care remotely when necessary.

05/14/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee Receives $20,000 Donation

The funds will provide several weeks' worth of meals to those in need.

05/14/2020 Photography by Staff

Education

Community Day School Receives $50,000 for Scholarships

Funds from the Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Family Foundation will support students whose families have been impacted financially by COVID-19.

05/12/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Barancik Foundation Grants More Than $3.2 Million to Local Nonprofits for COVID-19 Relief

The grants aim to help fortify nonprofit infrastructure this time of unprecedented economic upheaval.

05/11/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Junior League of Sarasota Provides Bed Linens for All Star Children's Foundation Campus

The organization also sent a cadre of volunteers to help make beds on All Star's campus.

05/11/2020 By Staff

Now or Never

The Race Is on to Preserve Orange Hammock Ranch Forever

To seal the deal, the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast must raise $300,000 before the end of the month.

05/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Foundations Have Awarded More Than $2.7 Million in Grants for COVID-19 Relief

The grants will help fund services including virtual mental-health counseling, childcare for first responders, and food and financial assistance.

05/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Florida Guardian ad Litem Program Recognizes Barancik Foundation as 'Nonprofit of the Year'

The foundation was recognized for its work helping foster children in the 12th Judicial Circuit.

05/06/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Donor to Invest $400,000 in COVID-19 Response and Recovery

The Knight donor-advised fund of the Manatee Community Foundation will support COVID-19 relief in Bradenton.

05/05/2020 By Staff

Good News

2020 Giving Challenge Raises a Record $18.4 Million

The funds support nearly 700 local nonprofits.

05/05/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

How COVID-19 Has Complicated the Process for Adoptions and Foster Families

The pandemic has caused a decline in the number of potential new homes for kids who need them.

05/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Good Deeds

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Donates $10,000 to Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee has seen a 30 percent increase in meal requests.

04/29/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Foundation Grants $470,000 to Arts Groups in Response to Pandemic

The emergency grants represent an unscheduled second round of Gulf Coast Community Foundation's arts grants program during its current fiscal year.

04/27/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Star Children’s Foundation Welcomes Six Foster Parents

The All Star campus will provide a nurturing, family-style home environment and comprehensive, trauma-sensitive treatment to abused children ages 0-18.

04/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy webinar

Missed Our Webinar With Global Fundraising Expert Bob Carter? We Recorded It For You

Learn how nonprofits can meet today’s challenges.

04/22/2020 By Susan Burns

Free Webinar

How Philanthropists and Volunteers Can Help Their Favorite Charities in the Midst of COVID-19

Join us and global nonprofit expert Bob Carter for a free webinar April 21.

04/14/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: Giving in the Age of COVID-19

Susan Burns on why philanthropy is more important than ever.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Announces Matching Gift Challenge

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation will match every dollar contributed to Selby Gardens COVID-19 Crisis Operating Fund, up to $50,000

04/01/2020 By Staff