Fast Track

WBTT Professional Selected for Fall 2021 Gulf Coast Board Institute

Travis Ray is Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's associate managing director.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

The Arts Mean Business in Sarasota

Economic revival, community collaboration, social justice, and diverse voices play starring roles for the coming arts season in Sarasota.


From the Editor

Welcome to 'Listening to Diverse Voices'

Explore our powerful series that brings you the stories of our diverse community.

10/04/2021 Edited by Susan Burns


Second Heart Homes Receives Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The $20,800 grant will add new volunteer coordinator and case manager positions, as well as support data collection requirements.

10/01/2021 By Staff


Circus Arts Conservatory Receives Arts Appreciation Grant

The $30,000 grant will support CAC's 2021-2022 events and performance season.

09/23/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Fighting Red Tide, One Neighborhood Pond at a Time

An ambitious partnership helps local Gulf Coast communities upgrade their stormwater retention ponds to help mitigate red tides.


Solar Power

Grant Enables More Than 40 Local Families to Go Solar

Gulf Coast Community Foundation provided SUN with $30,000 in funding to help launch two solar buying groups, called “solar co-ops.”

09/03/2021 By Staff


Bay Park Conservancy Awarded $300,000 Grant

The funds come from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

08/31/2021 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000

The funding will be used to train and upskill the local workforce.

07/21/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Pauline Wamsler Elected Board Chair of Gulf Coast Community Foundation

David Green has been named vice-chair.

07/01/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Local Foundations Recognize Summer Learning Efforts

The cumulative gifts to summer teachers added up to more than $40,000.

06/30/2021 By Staff


Foundation to Offer Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workshop

The workshop is part of Gulf Coast Community Foundation's "Invest in Incredible" initiative.

04/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Ping Faulhaber Elected to Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board

Faulhaber is an engineer, executive director of Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab, and longtime Sarasota County philanthropist.

03/05/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Participants Selected for Virtual Nonprofit Board Institute

The 36 participants will begin the four-week program on Feb. 2.

01/28/2021 By Staff


Foundation Releases Playbook for Healthy Waterways

The online manual is a comprehensive list of recommended activities to reduce and remove manmade nutrient pollution in the region’s waterways.

01/14/2021 By Staff


Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

11/30/2020 By Staff


Donation Match Program Will Boost Hospice Fundraising Event

Donations to the Tidewell Foundation will be matched dollar-for-dollar throughout the month of December.

11/19/2020 By Staff


Local Funders Collaborate to Fulfill Matching Grant for Solar Power Expansion

Drawing on the concept of impact investing, a pilot program invites nonprofits to apply for below-market loans to adopt on-site solar power. As funds are paid back, they are reinvested.

10/02/2020 By Staff


Foundation Awards More Than $600,000 in Scholarships

Gulf Coast Community Foundation has provided 527 scholarships to 294 local students for the 2020-21 academic year.

08/25/2020 By Staff


Applications Open for Gulf Coast Board Institute

Topics will include fundamentals of nonprofit board governance, financial and legal oversight responsibilities, and how to create a highly functioning and engaged board.

08/07/2020 By Staff