Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Approves $6.3 Million In Grant Funding

The total includes $2.5 million to All Faiths Food Bank to help expand its capacity to screen children and families for food insecurity.

05/16/2022 By Staff


Neal Communities Makes $10,000 Donation to Laurel Civic Agency

The funding will support several community programs through the Laurel Civic Agency.

05/11/2022 By Staff


Philanthropy Masters Graduates Join Patterson Foundation as Fellows

Alexander and Rachel Ploss are newest members of the foundation's fellows program.

05/11/2022 By Staff


Selby Foundation Awards Nearly $1.1 Million in Grants to Area Nonprofits

The funding was part of the foundation's spring grant cycle.

05/09/2022 By Staff


New Asolo Rep Media Studio to Be Named for Deb Kabinoff

Kabinoff most recently contributed $250,000 to the Asolo Rep’s capital campaign that is funding the expansion of the Robert and Beverly Koski Production Center.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Q & A

This Couple Is Donating to All 700 Nonprofits Participating in This Year's Giving Challenge

They couldn't choose just a few charities to support, so they're giving to all of them.

04/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth


The Oaks Women's Club Awards 16 Scholarships Totaling $80,000

The program, now in its 20th year, has awarded more than $890,000 to 182 young women bound for college.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Community Day School Students Raise Funds for Benjamin Gilkey Pediatric Cancer Fund

The third-grade students presented a $1,400 check to Laura Gilkey, Benjamin's mother.

04/20/2022 By Staff


Rocky Bluff Library in Ellenton Receives Major Grant

The $125,000 in funding will be used for facility repairs and improvements.

04/20/2022 By Staff


Dick Vitale Fund for Pediatric Cancer Receives $500,000 Donation

The funding comes from the Tom Gores Family Foundation.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Announces New Hires, Board Officers

Kiarra Womack has been hired as scholarships and special projects manager and Barbara Zdravecky has been named board chair.

04/18/2022 By Staff


Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Elizabeth Van Riper has been named president of the board of directors.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Works of Art

Christian Sampson's Vita in Motu Installation Will Remain in Sarasota

The work was created for Sarasota Art Museum's inaugural exhibition

04/04/2022 By Staff


Orioles to Host Mayors Feed the Hungry Food Drive Today

The organization will collect donations for local families in need at the Orioles-Rays game at 1:05 p.m.

03/29/2022 By Staff


Healthcare Foundation Raises More Than $235,000 at Women in Medicine Luncheon

Proceeds from the luncheon will help support the expansion of the genetics counseling program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

03/28/2022 By Staff


Community Foundation Awards More Than $281,000 in Grants

The funding was distributed to 16 organizations in the foundation's Equity and Access competitive grant cycle.

03/24/2022 Photography by Staff


Planned Parenthood Receives Historic $275 Million Donation from MacKenzie Scott

The funding is for Planned Parenthood's national office and 21 affiliates, including Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida.

03/23/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation President and CEO Appointed to National Steering Committee

Roxie Jerde will collaborate with CEOs from across the nation to offer guidance on how national issues affect charitable giving in local communities.

03/22/2022 By Staff


Selby Foundation 'Small and Mighty' Grants Cycle Opens April 1

The program was developed for small-scale nonprofits in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee and Sarasota counties.

03/22/2022 By Staff


V Foundation, Dick Vitale Announce 17th Annual Gala

This year's event will honor Scott Drew, Chris Evert and Keyshawn Johnson.

03/22/2022 By Staff