Giving

Nonprofit Launches New Society for Young Philanthropists

JFCS of the Suncoast is launching BeyondMe, an effort to connect those between the ages of 21 and 45 with local nonprofits and charities.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Nonprofit That Helps Those with Disabilities Adds Two New Board Members

Laurie Huebner and Jack Drew recently joined the board of directors of Venice's Loveland Center.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Leadership Training Participants Graduate

The 2018 program included seven training sessions over a three-month period.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Vice President

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently hired Veronica Thames as its senior vice president for talent and innovation and chief operating officer.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Manatee County Foundation Selects New Director of Philanthropy

The Manatee County Foundation recently hired Jennifer Abbott, who previously worked at Forty Carrots Family Center.

06/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Over $5.8 Million in Grants

The money will be used to support efforts to improve infant health, address homelessness and more.

06/27/2018 By Staff

What I've Learned

From Tech Pioneer to Repairing the World, Entrepreneur Nelle Miller Shares Her Career Trajectory

"My liberal arts education taught me how to write and communicate, skills that have been enormously beneficial in business."

06/27/2018 By David Hackett

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Picks New Board Chair

The foundation's board of directors recently elected Judy Cahn as chair and Scott Collins as vice chair.

06/26/2018 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Family Center Selects New Board Members and Leaders

New board members include Kevin Cooper, Susan Sakhai and Susan Travers.

06/25/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine Top Doctors Party 2018

The annual event celebrated the top doctors and dentists in the community as ranked by Castle Connolly Medical.

06/18/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Art Advocate

The Exchange Awards $250,000 to Local Students and Arts Organizations

The organization has awarded more than $8 million in grants since its inception.

06/13/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Philanthropy

Donation Will Help Jewish Federation Redevelop Sarasota Campus

Philanthropist Larry Greenspon recently made a major donation to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Build New 40-Home Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc. recently launched a capital campaign to fund construction of 40 homes over three years.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Academy Picks New Administrative Director

A nonprofit that works with students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities recently hired Donna Leigh-Estes.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Designing Daughters Bohemian Blooms Gala

Selby Gardens was the perfect setting for the boho-themed party.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Dick Vitale Gala 2018

Sports stars mingled with young cancer survivors at the annual gala at the Ritz.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Nonprofits

Goodwill Adds Three New Board Members

New to the Goodwill Manasota board are Mike Bryant, Jacqueline Moore and Allen Weinstein.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Going for the Gold: Derby Dreams

Sarasota YMCA supporters gathered at the Ritz to enjoy dinner, music, and the running of the Kentucky Derby.

05/07/2018 Photography by Lori Sax