Homelessness

New Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth Opens

More than 400 people ages 16 to 24 face homelessness on any given night in Sarasota County.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Literacy Campaign Leader Selected for Statewide Education Program

Beth Duda, the director of the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for The Patterson Foundation, was recently selected for Leadership Florida Education Class IV.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Human Services Center Hires, Promotes

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Andrea Lane and promoted Sarah Glendening and Charlene Altenhain.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Community Investment Leader

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mike Kennedy.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Nonprofit Receives $50,000 From Disney Fund

The Disney Conservation Fund recently awarded a two-year grant to the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Mobile Medical Clinic Offering Free Care in Bradenton Oct. 13 and 14

The nonprofit Remote Area Medical offers free, high-quality dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals.

10/01/2018 By Staff

Animals

Cat Rescue Nonprofit Names New Executive Director

Cat Depot recently hired Jackie Ott Jaakola.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Education

Four New Members Join College Library Association Board

The Ringling College Library Association board recently appointed four new members: Ashley Brown, Allen Carlson, Kelley Lavin and Brian Mariash.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Healthcare Foundation Names New Communications Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Ticia Mahler.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Finance

Food Bank Selects New Chief Accounting Officer

All Faiths Food Bank recently hired Michael Ziebell for a newly created position.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Reopens Bradenton Retail Store

The location was previously Goodwill's Manatee Book & Art Store, but the organization decided to rededicate the space as a hybrid store.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Operations Manager

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Jessica Polk.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mischa Kirby.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Former YMCA Executive Joins Embracing Our Differences Board

Larry Lev is the former senior vice president and chief operating officer of Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, New Jersey's largest YMCA association.

09/11/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Selby Gardens Adds Five New Board Members

Joining the board are Norbert Donelly, Marcy Klein, Cornelia Matson, Marianne McComb and Charlie Mueller.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Next Giving Challenge Scheduled for April 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County announced Thursday that its next Giving Challenge event will take place in April 2020.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Giving

New Women's Philanthropic Group Launches

The goal of Impact 100 SRQ, a 501(c)(3), is to award a high-impact $100,000 grant to one charity in the region each year, beginning in 2019.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Breaking Away

The Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center Helps Women and Men Flee Abusive Relationships

In 2017, law enforcement reported more than 1,400 domestic violence offenses in Sarasota County.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Conservation Foundation Ranked as State's Top Charity

Business.org based its rankings on measures of financial accountability, transparency and administrative-to-program cost ratios.

08/24/2018 By Staff