Strength in Numbers

Giving Circles Bring Together Like-Minded Philanthropists to Help Those in Need

The last 10 years have seen the creation of a number of giving circles—organizations that require an annual minimum donation and work together on a membership basis.

09/16/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

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Williams Parker Adds New Partner, Paralegals

Plus, new hires at All Faiths Food Bank, JFCS of the Suncoast and more.

07/18/2022 By Staff


Manatee Community Foundation Grants $100,000 to Honor Animal Rescue

The funds will support the rescue's plans for its new buildings and enhanced campus in east Manatee County.

03/14/2022 By Staff


Conservation Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant for Youth Programming

The funds come from the Manatee Community Foundation.

03/03/2022 By Staff

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Manatee Community Foundation Hires Community Investment Officer

Simone Peterson will oversee grants and scholarships, build and sustain relationships with nonprofit and community partners, and support donors.

03/02/2022 By Staff


Harvest House Receives Grants from Manatee Community Foundation, Bank of America

The $30,000 in grants was used for repairs and upgrades at the Jim Russo Campus for addiction recovery for women.

10/13/2021 By Staff


Beckstein Charitable Fund Awards $200,000 to Mote SEA

Mote SEA is being planned for 12 acres in the Sarasota County-owned Nathan Benderson Park.

09/21/2021 By Staff


Manatee Community Foundation Makes Emergency Grant for Safe Children Coalition

The $27,800 grant will cover emergency pipe removal and replacement in "Grammie's House," a group home.

09/16/2021 By Staff

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Manatee Community Foundation Hires Events and Administrative Manager

Amy Treis will provide administrative management and event management for donor, community and nonprofit events.

09/10/2021 By Staff