Nonprofits

United Way Receives Grant to Increase Access to Affordable Financial Services

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund recently awarded a Bank on Fellowship to United Way Suncoast to advance banking access efforts.

11/02/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Foundation Names New Senior Vice President of Collaboration and Impact

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired John Annis, who has worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County since 2012.

11/01/2017 By staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Launches 'Distinguished Speaker' Series Saturday

The first featured speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Cameron, a physiatrist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital who specializes in Parkinson’s.

10/30/2017 By staff

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Epilepsy Nonprofit Names New CEO

The JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation recently hired Andria Bilan.

10/26/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Offers Civility Training for Businesses and Nonprofits

Local employers and volunteer groups are encouraged to send a representative to a free half-day "train the trainer" workshop.

10/20/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Assists Pregnant Women Honors 'Champions' Oct. 19

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. will induct its new board and hand out awards.

10/13/2017 By staff

Smart Giving

How Three Companies Created Win-Win Partnerships with Nonprofits

Three satisfying strategies.

10/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Bless New Home Site Friday

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, FCCI Insurance Group and dozens of volunteers and community members are holding a "slab blessing."

09/21/2017 By staff

Irma

Barancik Foundation Contributes $374,000 to Help With Irma Recovery

All Faiths Food Bank received $172,000 and Pines of Sarasota received $202,000.

09/15/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Community Foundation Establishes Hurricane Irma Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has established a disaster relief fund that will help those whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By staff

New hires

Children's Foundation Picks New Vice President

Sarasota's All Star Children's Foundation recently hired Beth Bush as its new vice president of philanthropy.

09/07/2017 By staff

Giving

Four Nonprofits to Participate in Growth Plan Initiative

Four nonprofits will participate in The Patterson Foundation’s next Margin & Mission Ignition initiative.

08/10/2017 By staff

Giving

Sarasota Financial Adviser a Finalist for Community Service Award

Jonna Keller, managing member of First Security Investments, LLC, was recently named one of three national finalists at the Invest in Others Awards.

08/09/2017 By staff

Leadership

Applications for Nonprofit Board Training Program Due Friday

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the second class of its Gulf Coast Board Institute.

08/04/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Information Sessions for Nonprofits Begin July 18

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is hosting a series of information sessions that detail local resources for nonprofits, grant opportunities and partnership possibilities.

07/14/2017 By staff

Management

Sarasota Company Helping Nonprofit Find Fundraising Executive

Sarasota's MBJ Group, a talent management company, is spearheading the search for a vice president of philanthropy for Sarasota's All-Star Children’s Foundation.

07/10/2017 By staff

Heat Index

Employment Recruiter Doug Warrington Helps a Local Youngster Thrive

Warrington reached out to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast in 2013. The rest is history.

03/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Game Changer

Mote Raises $52 Million in 21 Months

Its biggest-ever fund raiser will greatly expand Mote Marine Laboratory.

11/30/2016 By Susan Burns

Guide to Giving

Meet our 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Young brothers who make reading fun. A 98-year-old Compeer volunteer. A woman who ensures no cat is left uncuddled. Our Volunteers of the Year have a whole lot of heart.

09/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace and Ilene Denton