Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Opens Sarasota Philanthropy Center in Downtown Sarasota

The center, located on State Street, is an extension of Gulf Coast's Venice HQ.

09/21/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Selby Gardens to Receive $2.5 Million Gift from Estate of Longtime Volunteer

Plus, the Barancik Foundation awards a $1 million grant to Safe Children Coalition and more.

09/12/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Board Approves $8 Million in Grant Funding

Plus, the Van Wezel Foundation reports $540,000 in funding over the past year and more.

08/22/2022 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Former U.S. Congresswoman Joins Mote's Board of Trustees

Plus: more new hires, recognitions and promotions.

08/08/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Sarasota Kiwanis Club Awards $100,000 in Grants to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Plus, Gulf Coast Community Foundation awards $125,000 to CareerEdge and WBTT receives $40,000 Arts Appreciation grant.

08/01/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Announces Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023

Plus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright joins the Hermitage Artist Retreat board and Dr. Kameron Partridge Hodgens is honored by More Too Life.

08/01/2022 Photography by Staff

Retirement

Gulf Coast Community Foundation CEO to Retire

Dr. Mark S. Pritchett joined the foundation in 2008 as vice-president of community investment and was named president and CEO in 2015.

07/11/2022 By Staff

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

State Provides $5.5 Million for Aviation School at SRQ

Plus, New College receives a grant from the Department of Defense and Goodwill Manasota receives a grant for its GoodPartner Coach program.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Selby Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to Selby Gardens for Palm Avenue Restoration

Plus, Mote's sea turtle hospital receives a grant to help turtles with tumors and Arts Advocates awards $20,000 in scholarships to 10 students.

05/23/2022 By Staff

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

A Mariachi Band and a Symphony Are Partnering for an UnidosNow Fundraiser

The two-day musical extravaganza takes place on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21.

05/12/2022 By Samantha Lane

Leadership

Foundation Announces 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class

Class members will take part in seven training sessions from May through June.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Leadership

Applications Open for 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute

Up to 25 people will be selected to participate in a hybrid program of leadership development sessions over a two-month period.

04/05/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Announces Promotion and Growth

Jennifer Johnston and Dr. Kameron Partridge Hodgens have been named directors of community leadership.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Adds Two to Board

They are Rose-Anne B. Frano and John R. Giglio.

03/09/2022 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Communtiy Foundation Awards $75,000 to Conservation Foundation

The funding is in support of the Quad Parcels re-wilding.

03/08/2022 By Staff

Workshops

Gulf Coast Community Foundation to Host Nonprofit Workshop

The topic is "communicating with brevity and impact."

03/04/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Promotes Kelly Carlstein

Carlstein has been named vice-president of brand strategy.

02/22/2022 By Staff

Grants

Samaritan Counseling Services Receives $20,000 Grant

The funding comes from the Covid-19 Response Initiative of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

02/16/2022 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Legacy Giving Transforms Lives

Two grants from the Miriam P. Raines Charitable Fund at Gulf Coast Community Foundation help transform women’s lives in Charlotte County.

02/03/2022