Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff


Salvation Army Picks New Board Chair

The Salvation Army Advisory Board in Sarasota recently selected Dale Woodling as its board chair.

02/19/2018 By Staff


Van Wezel Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation

The Van Wezel Foundation recently received a $10 million legacy gift from the estate of Herta Klauser Cuneo, who died last September.

02/15/2018 By Staff


Nature Center Reopening After Months of Hurricane Cleanup

Crowley Museum & Nature Center is reopening to the public on Saturday, Feb. 17.

02/13/2018 By Staff


New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff


Food Bank Plots Major Expansion of Fresh Produce Capacity

All Faiths Food Bank is expanding its warehouse space to triple the amount of fresh produce it can accommodate and will roll out a new brand next month.

02/11/2018 By Staff


Report Puts Goodwill's Statewide Economic Impact at $1.3 Billion

Goodwill Manasota’s local economic impact was calculated at more than $92.1 million—a 13.1 percent increase over 2016.

02/07/2018 By Staff


Luncheon Speaker to Discuss Civility, Integrity and Citizenship

Harvard Law professor and author Noah Feldman will deliver the keynote at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Better Together luncheon.

02/06/2018 By Staff


Van Wezel Foundation Selects New Chief Operating Officer

The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.

02/02/2018 By Staff


Nonprofit That Serves Those with Disabilities to Add New Therapeutic Pool

Halfacre Construction Company was recently selected to build a therapeutic pool for The Haven.

01/30/2018 By Staff


Early Childhood Nonprofit Picks 2018 Leadership

Children First recently named PGT Innovations CEO Jeff Jackson as the nonprofit's board chair for 2018.

01/29/2018 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Picks New Director of Development

Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc., a nonprofit that provides services to low-income families and their children, recently hired Jill Gass.

01/24/2018 By Staff


$1.5 Million in Donations to Help House Homeless

The donations will go toward 'rapid rehousing,' a program for people who need support for 18 months to two years.

01/22/2018 By Susan Burns


Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff


Free Workshop Helps Nonprofits Prevent Sexual Harassment

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation workshop will be led by Jennifer Compton, a partner at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

01/16/2018 By staff


Van Wezel Foundation President and CEO Steps Down

Monica Slater Van Buskirk recently resigned as the leader of the nonprofit after six years in the role.

01/15/2018 By staff


Family and Children's Services Nonprofit Hires New Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. recently hired Laura McManus-Mesia after a search led by MBJ Group, Inc.

01/12/2018 By staff

The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Nonprofit Training Series

Applications for the foundation's Gulf Coast Board Institute are due Friday, Dec. 29.

12/22/2017 By staff


Health Care Foundation Hires Two

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired a new prospect research analyst, Elizabeth Connolly, and marketing coordinator, Hillary Terhune.

12/11/2017 By staff