Education

Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is now accepting 2017-2018 scholarship applications online through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

01/17/2017 By staff

Education

Foundation Becomes Funding Partner for Higher Ed Consortium

The Manatee Community Foundation is joining other local foundations as a funding partner for C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

01/11/2017 By staff

Events

Electrical Upgrades Coming to Venice Airport Festival Grounds

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children for a project to increase the electrical capacity at the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds.

11/22/2016 By staff

New hires

Gulf Coast Foundation Makes Two Hires

Hermione Gilpin recently joined the Gulf Coast Community Foundation as a philanthropic advisor, and Gulf Coast also recently hired Samantha Eplin as its new office manager.

10/17/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Community Foundation's Investment Arm Lists 301-Acre Property for Sale

Gulf Coast Strategic Investments, part of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, recently listed a 301-acre mixed-use property for sale for $24.3 million.

08/15/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Grant Intended to Help Develop Local Health and Life Sciences Industry

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County was recently awarded a $25,000 grant by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation to foster and nurture the development of the region’s health and life sciences sector.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Picks Board Leaders

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected Jay McHargue as chair and Judy Cahn as vice chair.

07/05/2016 Research by staff

Education

Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Members Graduate

Twenty-six leaders from across the region recently completed the 2016 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.

06/30/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Funding for Wi-Fi spots at Greek refugee camps and financial literacy programs, plus hundreds of scholarships.

06/16/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names 2016 Leadership Institute Class

The class members will take part in a two-month leadership development program led by faculty from the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

The SEEN

941CEO and CEO Forum Innovation Conversation

Industrial designers Dr. Deana McDonagh and Walter Herbst explore the role of empathy in design

03/29/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

The SEEN

GCCF's Better Together Luncheon with Shark Tank's Daymond John

CEOs to students turned out to hear FUBU founder and Shark Tank star Daymond John talk about entrepreneurship.

03/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

Article

X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Visits Sarasota

The author and "techno-optimist" was in town for a book signing and lecture with 350 local philanthropists and business leaders.

02/26/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Breakdown: Charitable Giving in Sarasota/Manatee

We break down charitable giving in Sarasota and Manatee counties vs. the rest of the country.

09/02/2013 By Megan McDonald