Design

Architectural Foundation Adds Financial Adviser to Board

Financial adviser Lisa Russo recently joined the Sarasota Architectural Foundation's Board of Directors.

06/22/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Approves More than $3.3 Million in Health Care Grants

Nine of the grants were awarded to Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and one was made to Good Samaritan Pharmacy & Health Services.

06/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Former Vern Buchanan Aide Joins Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota recently hired Danny Bilyeu as the organization's construction administrator.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit SCOPE Shutting Down

The organization was created 20 years ago to study local issues and provide comprehensive data and reports to local leaders.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Legal news

Law Firm Elects New Partner

Attorney Elizabeth Diaz was recently named a partner at Williams Parker.

06/13/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Donation Will Help Jewish Federation Redevelop Sarasota Campus

Philanthropist Larry Greenspon recently made a major donation to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Honors

Realtor Named 'Advocate for Social Good'

Maria Rocha was recently honored by Giveback Homes, a social change organization in the real estate industry.

05/11/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Adds Three New Board Members

New to the Goodwill Manasota board are Mike Bryant, Jacqueline Moore and Allen Weinstein.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Feld Entertainment Executive Joins Realize Bradenton Board

Realize Bradenton recently selected Jeff Watson to join its Board of Directors.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Giving Challenge Raises More Than $11.7 Million

The money was raised in 24 hours to support 636 organizations located in or serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Energy

New Girls Inc. Solar Initiative Launches

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation on Monday celebrated the launch of its new solar energy initiative at Girls Inc.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Ophthalmologist Named Nonprofit's Associate Medical Director

William Lahners, M.D., of Center for Sight was recently named the associate medical director for the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Meals on Wheels Honors Longtime Volunteers

Founded in 1971, the nonprofit serves roughly 160,000 meals a year to homebound seniors, veterans and the mentally and physically handicapped.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Partnership Aims to Improve Prenatal Care, Early Childhood Services

Thirty-two nonprofits, foundations and health care agencies recently launched a new initiative, First 1,000 Days Sarasota County.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Giving

Philanthropic Organization Changes Name

The Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council recently renamed itself as the Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Veterans' Services Leader Named 'Citizen of the Year'

C.J. Bannister was recently recognized by the Sarasota and Manatee county unit of the National Association of Social Workers' Florida chapter.

04/11/2018 By Staff