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

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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

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

Plus: more new hires, recognitions and promotions.

08/08/2022 By Staff

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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

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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


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

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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

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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

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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


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


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

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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

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation Adds Two to Board

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

03/09/2022 By Staff


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


Gulf Coast Community Foundation to Host Nonprofit Workshop

The topic is "communicating with brevity and impact."

03/04/2022 By Staff

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation Promotes Kelly Carlstein

Carlstein has been named vice-president of brand strategy.

02/22/2022 By Staff


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

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