Construction

Builder Completes Nonprofit's New Aquatic Therapy Facility

Halfacre Construction Company recently completed construction on a new aquatic amenity for The Haven, a nonprofit that serves children and adults with disabilities.

12/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Controller and Marketing Professional

The foundation recently hired Marcia Saulo and Kelly Carlstein Buehler.

12/04/2018 By Staff

Media

Tourism Development Nonprofit Names Two New Communications and Content Staffers

Visit Sarasota County recently hired Britney Guertin and Adam Cellini.

12/03/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Communications and Learning Officer

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Murray Devine, who previously worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Awards

Business Group Honors 'Lifetime Achievement' Recipients

The Argus Foundation recently honored attorney Michael Furen and posthumously recognized businessman and former City Commissioner Gil Waters.

11/28/2018 By Staff

Health care

Parkinson’s Nonprofit Leader Named Vice Chair of National Alliance

Robyn Faucy-Washington of the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s is slated to become the chair of the Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations in 2020.

11/28/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Latino Nonprofit Expanding College Readiness Program

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit that works to empower Latinos to achieve the American Dream, is expanding its Future Leaders Academy initiative.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Networking

Business Group Honors Top Members and Volunteers

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance last week honored the nine winners of its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Environment

Grant Will Help Nonprofits Save Money Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Sarasota County, the City of Sarasota, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently secured a $150,000 matching grant for the project.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Retail

Consignment Shop Celebrates Expansion, Renovation

The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, is celebrating the opening of its new 3,000-square-foot furniture wing.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recently awarded the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative a $150,000 grant.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Offers Free Workshops on Civility in the Workplace

The trainings will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Venice and on Friday, Nov. 9, in Sarasota.

10/30/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Foundation Names New Associate Vice President

The fundraising arm of New College of Florida recently hired Kimberly Vickers.

10/30/2018 By Staff

Technology

Goodwill Manasota Launches Financial Literacy App

The app, Show Me the Good Money, focuses on managing a checkbook, accumulating wealth and more.

10/26/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 Toward Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Science

Foundation Donates $1 Million for New Red Tide Institute at Mote

The Andrew and Judith Economos Charitable Foundation donation will support red tide mitigation research.

10/22/2018 By Staff

Education

Booker Middle Recognized for College and Career Readiness Programs

Booker Middle School was recently honored by a nonprofit that helps students from low-income rural and urban communities become college- and career-ready.

10/19/2018 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Foundation Honors Top Supporters, Volunteer

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast recently recognized Gary Hebert, Brenda Russell, Phil St. John and Jan Dorsett.

10/19/2018 By Staff

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