Grant Report

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation Donates $60,000 for Wellfield Park Project

Plus, more donations for local arts groups, educational programs and more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Donors of Distinction Awards $90,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Plus, Regions Foundation awards $30,000 to CareerEdge and the Academy at Bradenton receives $15,000 from Bank of America to support adults with mental illness.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Jobs

First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

Within a week of completing the training, at least two of the graduates had started new jobs.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Awards

CareerEdge Receives Sarasota County Schools’ Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge was nominated for the award because of the work done with Suncoast Technical College on its Tiny Home project.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Economy

CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge’s goals are to help low-skill and low-wage earners advance in their careers.

04/08/2022 By Staff

Grants

CareerEdge to Open Applications for Grant Funding on March 1

CareerEdge offers funding to employers who will use the funding to increase employees’ skills, accelerate promotions, and provide wage increases.

02/24/2022 By Staff

If You Build It

Tiny Home Becomes a Hands-On Training Tool for Sarasota Students

Students at Suncoast Technical College in Sarasota built a tiny home on campus.

02/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Grants

Campaign for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Funds Construction Skills Program in Newtown

The $100,000 in funding will be used to train approximately 40 Sarasota city and county residents.

01/25/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Pavitra Ciavardone Named CareerEdge Program Director

Prior to joining the chamber, Ciavardone spearheaded Goodwill Manasota's commuity engagement and development efforts.

12/16/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Awards $42,500 to Manatee Memorial Hospital

The funding will be used to upskill entry- to mid-level workers at the hospital.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Grants

CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) "Bridges to Careers" training.

09/14/2021 By Staff