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

Sponsored Content

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

Coronavirus

JFCS of the Suncoast Launches COVID-19 Emergency Needs Fund Fund

The fund's lead gift of $250,000 comes from the Louis & Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust.

04/08/2020 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: Giving in the Age of COVID-19

Susan Burns on why philanthropy is more important than ever.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Good News

Legacy Donor Gives Boost to The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, Sarasota Orchestra

Both organizations will each receive $114,000 in funding.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Impact100 SRQ Raises $342,000 for Area Nonprofits

The organization will award grants of $114,000 to three organizations.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Sweet story

Kona Ice Trucks Are Helping Local Schools Raise Money, One Shaved Ice at a Time

"We simply care about our kids, and if there's a need, we go after it," says Elizabeth Boyers, one of the local franchise's owners.

03/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Groundbreaking

One More Child Breaks Ground on Sarasota Campus

The campus will include villas for single moms and children, foster family homes and a children’s center.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Donates $250,000 Match for Global Disaster Recovery

The donation supports disaster-recovery efforts worldwide.

02/04/2020 By Staff

Generocity

Panel Discussion Covers Ways Young Professionals Can Give Back

As part of Sarasota Magazine's fourth annual GeneroCity event, leading young professionals will discuss how to become involved with local nonprofits.

01/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Author Donates Proceeds From First Book to Area Nonprofits

Mitchell Epstein's book was inspired by his time mentoring homeless youth.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Veterans' Groups to Hold Holiday Toy Drive, Breakfast

The organizations are commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor while working to help local veterans and families in need.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Delivers 'Comfort Totes' to Ovarian Cancer Patients

The Gail Baird Foundation supports initiatives committed to raising awareness about, researching and curing ovarian cancer.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Laurel Civic Association Reaches '50-50-50 Challenge' Goal

The challenge was to match donations up to $50,000 made in 50 days to recognize the 50th anniversary of the organization.

11/20/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

They are Mothers Helping Mothers and The Haven.

11/04/2019 By Staff