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

Dining for a Difference

Chef Judi Raises a Glass to the Late Steve Seidensticker

Judi Gallagher encourages the community to remember Seidensticker during this year's Dining for a Difference fundraiser.

09/17/2018 By Judi Gallagher

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

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

Gifts Guide

Three Recent Mega-Gifts Signal a Seismic Shift in Sarasota's Philanthropic Landscape

2018 has been the year of giving generously.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

From the Editor

From the Editor: Betty Schoenbaum's Love and Philanthropy Helped Shape Sarasota

Betty, who passed away in July just short of her 101st birthday, was a tangible example that helping others just might be the ticket to a meaningful life.

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

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

Philanthropy

Grant Goes to Support Nonprofit's Culinary Training Program

Loveland Center's Hearty Kitchen Academy is designed to teach, train and help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Builder Breaks Ground on New Foster Family Home

Bradenton's Bruce Williams Homes recently began construction on a foster family home for Guardian Angels of SWFL and Florida Baptist Children's Homes in Palmetto.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Adds Six New Board Members

Nancy Harris, Kent Hayes, Anne Rollings, B.J. Ivey, Michael Feltovic and Stephanie Hawkins recently joined the nonprofit's board.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Chief Financial Officer

The foundation recently hired Christine Stobaugh, previously the chief financial officer at Grain Management.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

United Way Picks New Sarasota President

United Way Suncoast recently hired Sue Wetzel.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Human Services Center Adds Five New Board Members

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently added P.J. Brooks, Roger Capote, Lou Murray, Roy Truby and Gail Welch to its board.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Education

Pilot Program Delivers School Supplies to At-Risk Children

Sarasota's Children’s Guardian Fund recently launched a new back-to-school shopping pilot program with the help of a $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Community Foundation Marketing Manager Accepted Into Leadership Florida Program

Murray Devine joins 45 other young, emerging leaders chosen from across the state to participate in the program.

08/09/2018 By Staff