Philanthropy

Barancik Foundation Grants $3 Million for Health and Human Services Needs

Fourteen organizations were awarded portions of the grant.

11/20/2020 By Staff

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Mentors Matter: Replay Outreach Offers Game-Changing Opportunities

Nonprofit teams up with local business leaders to help teens excel in the game of life.

11/06/2020

Grants

Impact100 SRQ Awards $342,000 to Three Area Nonprofits

SKY Family YMCA, Children's Cancer Center and Mayor's Feed the Hungry Program each received a $114,000 grant.

11/02/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Impact100 SRQ Announces Five Grant Finalists

The organization will award three of the finalists a $114,000 grant next month.

10/14/2020 By Staff

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Saluting an Incredible Kid for September 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Catalist Realty, and Easterseals Southwest Florida honor an inspiring area youth.

10/13/2020

Baked good

Dave's Killer Bread Creator to Speak as Part of Sarasota Lecture Series

The Project 180 series also includes an event highlighting local "second chance" employers.

09/28/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Alliance Members Give Back When It Matters Most

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance’s annual volunteer initiative returns in a reimagined way.

09/24/2020

The Advocate

Laura Gilkey Is a Passionate Advocate for Pediatric Cancer Research

After losing her son, Benjamin, to cancer at just 9 years old, Laura Gilkey created a fund to support innovative oncology care for children.

09/17/2020 By Megan McDonald

Farewell

Saying Goodbye to Sarasota Philanthropist and Businessman Stanley Kane

Kane embodied and shaped the Sarasota we know today.

08/30/2020 By Robert Plunket

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Catalist Realty Reaches Milestone

Local real estate brokerage created a unique business model balancing concierge-level service with philanthropy.

08/27/2020

Philanthropy

Local Black-Led Nonprofits Join National 'Give 8/28' Day

The annual giving day is hosted by the Young, Black and Giving Back Institute and is the culmination of Black Philanthropy Month.

08/25/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

A Life Story Foundation Announces New Business Model in Wake of Covid-19

The foundation will move from fundraising via large-scale events to using digital platforms to create content, awareness and sponsorship opportunities for donors.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Hunger

Meals on Wheels Shifting Food Distribution for Manatee County Families

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee has seen need spike because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

08/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Philanthropy

Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Expands Sarasota Area Non-Profit Matching Funds Program

In the program’s next phase, the trust will seek contributions from private donors, with a goal of increasing the total annual match and making the program available year-round.

06/15/2020 By Staff

Sealed With a Kiss

Local Artist Launches 'Kisses for a Cause' Charity

Alexis Fraser, aka Lipstick Lex, wants to help struggling families.

05/05/2020 By Staff

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Students Represent the Spirit of Service

Compassion is pouring through our community thanks to Out-of-Door students’ creative acts of kindness.

04/27/2020

Philanthropy webinar

Missed Our Webinar With Global Fundraising Expert Bob Carter? We Recorded It For You

Learn how nonprofits can meet today’s challenges.

04/22/2020 By Susan Burns

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#WeAreOne Video Inspires Resiliency, Unity

The video showcases community nonprofits in a push to strengthen charitable giving ahead of The Giving Challenge 2020.

04/21/2020

Free Webinar

How Philanthropists and Volunteers Can Help Their Favorite Charities in the Midst of COVID-19

Join us and global nonprofit expert Bob Carter for a free webinar April 21.

04/14/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Coronavirus

Foundations Award First Grants from COVID-19 Response Initiative

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have issued 11 grants totaling more than $220,000 to relieve strain on key health and human-service organizations.

04/08/2020 By Staff