New hires

Nonprofit Picks New Director of Development

Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc., a nonprofit that provides services to low-income families and their children, recently hired Jill Gass.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2018

Easter Seals CEO Tom Waters Follows His Passion for Philanthropy

From his first job with the United Way to his role as CEO of Easter Seals of Southwest Florida, Waters has followed that passion.

01/23/2018 By Anu Varma

Philanthropy

$1.5 Million in Donations to Help House Homeless

The donations will go toward 'rapid rehousing,' a program for people who need support for 18 months to two years.

01/22/2018 By Susan Burns

Philanthropy

Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff

Leadership

Free Workshop Helps Nonprofits Prevent Sexual Harassment

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation workshop will be led by Jennifer Compton, a partner at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

01/16/2018 By staff

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation President and CEO Steps Down

Monica Slater Van Buskirk recently resigned as the leader of the nonprofit after six years in the role.

01/15/2018 By staff

Philanthropy

Family and Children's Services Nonprofit Hires New Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. recently hired Laura McManus-Mesia after a search led by MBJ Group, Inc.

01/12/2018 By staff

The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff

Nonprofits

Health Care Foundation Hires Two

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired a new prospect research analyst, Elizabeth Connolly, and marketing coordinator, Hillary Terhune.

12/11/2017 By staff

Limelight

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Motown Mania

The evening at the Municipal Auditorium featured performances by troupe members and by guest artist Chester Gregory.

11/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Philanthropy

Foundation to Support Nonprofits' Startup Plans

The Patterson Foundation is helping the Humane Society of Manatee County, the Peace River Wildlife Center, the Prospect Riding Center and Satchel’s Last Resort.

11/16/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Center for Victims of Child Abuse to be Built in Sarasota

Groundbreaking for All Star Children's Foundation campus set for Nov. 15.

11/06/2017 By staff

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Epilepsy Nonprofit Names New CEO

The JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation recently hired Andria Bilan.

10/26/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Assists Pregnant Women Honors 'Champions' Oct. 19

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. will induct its new board and hand out awards.

10/13/2017 By staff

New hires

Children's Foundation Picks New Vice President

Sarasota's All Star Children's Foundation recently hired Beth Bush as its new vice president of philanthropy.

09/07/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Information Sessions for Nonprofits Begin July 18

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is hosting a series of information sessions that detail local resources for nonprofits, grant opportunities and partnership possibilities.

07/14/2017 By staff

Management

Sarasota Company Helping Nonprofit Find Fundraising Executive

Sarasota's MBJ Group, a talent management company, is spearheading the search for a vice president of philanthropy for Sarasota's All-Star Children’s Foundation.

07/10/2017 By staff

Honors

Florida Power & Light Executive Recognized for Philanthropy

Florida Power & Light area manager Rae Dowling was recently recognized with the Bradenton Kiwanis Foundation's first Bert South Philanthropic Award.

05/22/2017 By staff

Limelight

YMCA Golden Hearts Gala

The celebration of philanthropy took place at Michael's On East.

05/15/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter