Funded by the Community Foundation of Broward, the selected artist will earn $5,000 to design and execute the project.
Scholarships are made possible thanks to the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation and support from individual donors.
With increased support from area foundations, the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition announced it has more than doubled the number of nursing education scholarships it is awarding to local recipients this spring.
WGA Members have invested more than $7 Million in Women & Girls since 2002.
The CFCW Fishing Guide Relief Fund will be used to book Florida fishing guides over the next few months to take their families out and conduct waterway clean-ups.
Meals on Wheels South Florida experiences a 394% increase In meal requests as a growing number of South Florida seniors face the impact of COVID-19.
Generous Gift Will Support Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County was the 10th top fundraiser, with donors giving $120,138 and the Patterson Foundation giving almost $53,740, bringing the total donation amount to $173,878.
Since mid-March, more than 51,000 meals have been donated through Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
The $4.5 million will help address basic life needs, offer buoying emotional support programs to students and seniors, and improve community quality of life through cultural connections.
The list of requests now includes nearly 500 nonprofit that total $21.1 million.
Twelve additional grants will be made to Small Arts Organizations, for a total of 30 grants in 2020.
The Rotary Club has already raised over $1,000 since launching the project on May 4, and the first 100 meals were distributed on May 5.
Thanks to the legacy gifts left by long-time Clearwater residents Ruth and J O Stone, RCS Pinellas can replace Big Blue and bring fresh food to those who need it in Clearwater for years to come.
Gainesville Sound Trim and Tint is using donated material, paid for by donors to the Community Foundation of North Central Florida.
Latest Grants from Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund Target Mental-Health Needs, Childcare for First Responders, Financial Assistance for Displaced Workers, and More
Those who are interested in being tested must complete a pre-screening survey, according to city officials.
For Giving Tuesday Now, donations to the United Community Relief Fund will be matched up to $50,000.
Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs.
These agencies are on the front lines of supporting residents with food, financial assistance and shelter.
The funds are going to four organizations, including Heart of Florida United Way ALICE Recovery Fund for COVID-19, Joe R. Lee Boys & Girls Club of Eatonville, Second Harvest Food Bank and the Winter Park Improvement Foundation.
Please join us for two important events—a Facebook townhall and the premiere of a new PBS Docuseries—and help spread the word to your colleagues, friends, social and business networks.
For children living in food deserts, a bunch of ripe bananas or a bag of sweet potatoes is as much of a treat as an ice cream sundae.
The first round of grants includes more than $30,000 to provide assistance to health care professionals, low-income youth, cancer patients, essential workers in need of childcare, and homeless animals.
With New Round of “Arts Appreciation” Grants, Gulf Coast Community Foundation Provides Unrestricted Funding to 10 Cornerstone Arts and Cultural Organizations.
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation launched an Emergency Relief Fund in March, collecting donations to be used by nonprofits in Southwest Florida to help neighbors with food, shelter and basic human needs due to the economic challenges caused by COVID-19.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have awarded over $880,000 in grants from their joint COVID-19 Response Initiative, providing relief to nonprofit organizations leading the region’s COVID-19 assistance efforts.
Through their Fund, Brynne & Bob Coletti provide philanthropic support for charities, nonprofits, and educational institutions nationwide. They have also supported local organizations such as the Guadalupe Center, Naples Botanical Garden, NCEF, NCH Healthcare System, and the Everglades Foundation.
Together we can make internships happen and connect people with disabilities to opportunities.
United Way of Northeast Florida and United Way of St. Johns are committed to ensuring that residents in Northeast Florida have access to basic needs and critical community services during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Beaches Community Fund has rallied behind the Beaches-area nonprofit community to make nearly $365,000 in grants to address both immediate, COVID-19 related needs and continuing issues.
At the first signs of the pandemic, nonprofits across Sarasota and Manatee began to pivot and adapt with a dual interest in both serving and surviving. As they ramp up, philanthropists, volunteers and board members can do the same.
The Town of Palm Beach United Way has raised $400,000 while the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties has raised over $1 million for the cause.
Massey Services announced that Andrea Massey-Farrell, president of the Harvey & Carol Massey Foundation and senior vice president of community relations, has been selected by Orlando Magazine as one of their 2020 Women of the Year.
The foundations have issued 11 grants totaling more than $220,000 to relieve strain on key health and human-service organizations that are aiding residents hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.
A multi-partner fund has been launched in Tampa Bay with nearly $1 million of funding available to nonprofits and government agencies.
The Patterson Foundation (TPF) recently hosted a webinar highlighting the graduate certificate and masters programs offered by Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (LFSOP), globally recognized as the first such school of its kind.
A letter to stakeholders on the institution's COVID-19 response efforts and plans.
A weekly update on needs, response and actions relating to the COVID-19 crisis
A letter from the Knight Foundation on their efforts to address the coronavirus situation
The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has received almost $800,000 in cash and commitments for its newly created COVID-19 Response Fund.
The Patterson Foundation has committed up to $1 million to bolster Season of Sharing. The commitment includes an immediate $500,000 contribution, along with an additional dollar-for-dollar match that will go up to $500,000.
On Friday, the United Way of Central Florida and the Give Well Community Foundation announced the United Community Relief Fund.
The Charlotte Community Foundation held a conference call Friday and various nonprofits, churches and businesses participated. The goal was to share information and work together as a team to setup a central location for residents seeking help.
The school was selected to participate in the Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of the The Patterson Foundation.
The Community Foundation of Collier County and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation have each activated emergency relief funds: CFCC's Collier Comes Together Fund and SWFLCF's Emergency Relief Fund to collect donations to aid in Coronavirus relief.
The grant from Florida Blue Foundation will allow FHN to create an innovative community care management program called Aligning Care Across Escambia.
In February, Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Kenton to the Children’s Services Council of Broward County so he can help lead the CSCBC in pursuing its mission: to provide leadership, advocacy and resources to enhance children’s lives and empower them to become responsible, productive adults.
Publix Super Markets established a program to allow customers and associates at its Tennessee stores to make donations to a relief fund for those impacted by recent weather events.
The Esserman-Knight Journalism Prize of $2.5 million celebrates South Florida reporting that holds the powerful to account.
The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) Movement is Medicine™ is expanding across the US with its latest Summit announced for March 21, 2020 in Winter Park, Florida.
The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition (SNAC) is offering up to $150,000 in scholarships to encourage more nurses and prospective nursing students to earn their bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) and ensure safe, high-quality nursing care in the Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee and Desoto counties region.
Northwest Florida Career Pathways is a new resource to provide students and families with easily accessible, comprehensive information about education and career options made possible through a five-year grant from the Gulf Power Foundation
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay multiplies impact of The Virginia & David Baldwin Foundation's generous gift.
The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys honored the tremendous efforts of volunteers from 83 nonprofits throughout the Keys.
Make your plans to take part in the urban orchard planting on March 14th at Sara Sims Park in Boynton.
With funding from Gulf Coast, the Sheriff’s Office has hired two full-time “re-entry navigators,” who will connect inmates to reintegration programs before and after they leave the county jail.
Over 63 enriching programs for your children. Online registration starts Saturday, Feb 29 at 9am.
The Vice President of the Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Committee is working to raise more money for scholarship funds that are specifically for black students, such as the Helios Education Foundation grant.
The hope of the $33.1 million pool is to generate $150 million in investments for projects that address climate change, affordable housing or small businesses led by minority entrepreneurs or headquartered in low-income areas.
Monthly developmental and leadership courses for nonprofits from the Edyth Bush Institute are on tap for Ocala.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Great Place to Work and Fortune have honored JM Family Enterprises as one of the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®.
Join Knight Foundation and PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan starting at 9 a.m. ET This Tuesday Feb. 25th for the livestream of the 2020 Knight Media Forum,
The Knight Media Forum is the premier gathering for funders and media leaders working to strengthen local news, community and democracy.
Results of a Knight Foundation study to assess the respresentation of women and racial or ethnic minorities among investment firms used by the countries top 50 charitable foundations.
Pinellas County Urban League (PCUL) will be expanding its health program to cover all of Pinellas County with help from new partners and more funding from a substantial charitable.
With a goal and vision to restore the mangrove bayou, and an endowment fund to ensure its care for years to come, initial funding for the walkway was catalyzed through the generosity of the Barancik Foundation.
JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus Announce Honorees of the 2020 African-American Achievers Awards
The story of how three community playgrounds found a new life thanks to three Indian River County parents, the City of Vero Beach, and the Indian River Community Foundation.
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is collaborating with The Patterson Foundation to offer three free staged readings of a new one-act play “Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Walk to Respect.”
The survey and focus groups should help the OUAC determine current and future needs for potentially hundreds more who haven’t come in.
The Central Florida Foundation and the Central Florida Regional Housing Trust on Feb. 5 announced the creation of the $100 million Housing Impact Fund in an effort to address Orlando's affordable housing crisis.
The Johnson Scholarship Foundation has named entrepreneur Robert A. Krause the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1.
The 2020 Florida Blue Foundation Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards will be held on May 4-5, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
Southwest Florida Community Foundation scholarships are available for all students who are seeking or continuing education at vocational/technical colleges, community colleges, state colleges and universities.
Iconic Oceanographer To Discuss “Saving Our Seas” at Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Annual Better Together Event on March 13 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
Kresge secures $33.1 million for national loan guarantees backing public investments.
Watch the Channel 5 (NBC) public affairs show ‘To the Point’ discusses the 2020 Census in Florida.
As the political stakes become clearer, more states are trying to motivate residents to participate in the 2020 census this spring. Florida is among the red states now pushing to boost participation.
Champions For Learning would like to encourage students in 10th grade from public or independent high schools in Collier County, to apply for the Champions For Learning College and Career Preparation Program.
The National Children’s Alliance recently awarded a $25,000 Mental Health Program Improvement Grant for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a $46,000 Domestic Trafficking Victims Funds Training Grant to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard.
The Paul E. and Klare N. Reinhold Foundation, Inc. is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Celebrate Clay awards, a longstanding community service awards program that recognizes remarkable organizations and individuals serving the Clay County community.
The Pensacola Children’s Museum opened a new exhibit sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities. This interactive and educational exhibit will stay open at PCM for the next five years.
New research compares efforts to encourage students to re-enroll in college with information alone or with tuition waivers. The financial incentives appear to work better.
In March, Gulf Coast Community Foundation will welcome Dr. Sylvia Earle to Sarasota for a conversation about the state of our seas and how she believes we can save them.
This year is the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the US. The Polk County History Center is marking this momentous milestone with an exhibit chronicling the women’s suffrage movement on national and local levels, featuring women who led the movement.
The Census 2020 is one of the most important pieces of data collection that directly will affect Central Florida’s next 10 years.
The Florida Healthcare Association and AARP are talking to anyone who will listen. Their message: pay attention to long-term care.
The Kresge Foundation awarded SPC a $50,000 planning grant for Advancing Student Transportation Solutions to understand student transportation challenges and barriers.
Sarasota County Foundations Join Together in a guest editorial focused on a Force for Good—amplifying the “ripple effect” created by Chuck and Margie Barancik. Read how Roxie Jerde, Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Mark S. Pritchett, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Debra Jacobs, The Patterson Foundation, and Carol Butera, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, honor the Barancik’s legacy.
The Knight Foundation recently asked four leading scholars and community leaders to consider this question, “What is the most important trend that will transform how Americans think about community over the next decade. Responses focus on how immigration, faith, neighborhoods and quality of life are changing across the nation.
Chuck and Margery Barancik’s passing at this time of giving should be an inspiration and reminder of the reason we’re all here: to make the world a better place for all.
MIAMI - Francisco L. Borges, chairman and managing partner of Landmark Partners, LLC, two-time Connecticut state treasurer, and former Hartford deputy mayor, has become the new chair of the John S. and James L.
The second cycle of Tau Grants will support outreach for the 2020 Census and/or Voter Registration for organizations, programs, or initiatives working in targeted communities that have historically low rates of participation in the Census and voter turnout.
Jessie Ball duPont Fund elected respected public theologian Reverend Jennifer Bailey as an individual trustee. Jen will serve an initial five-year term beginning in January 2020.
The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation unanimously voted Brian M. Butler, longtime Central Florida resident, and leader with a passion for philanthropy, to its board of directors.
What began as a small group of communities working together to find solutions for one of the major obstacles in the pathway out of poverty — the failure to read on grade-level by the end of third grade — has become a massive network of communities and cross-sector entities aligned in their commitment toward creating better futures for children and families through the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR Campaign).
Approximately 2.9 million family caregivers provided an estimated 2.4 billion hours of care per year worth a staggering $31 billion to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series.
The Community Foundation of Collier County Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief Fund has granted $96,000 to Samaritan's Purse, a nonprofit dedicated to the needs of individuals in crisis, to rebuild six homes in Grand Bahama and Great Abaco Islands at $16,000 per home/family.
Platinum-selling country music legend Marty Stuart will be the special guest on the 77th running of the CSX Santa Train on Saturday, Nov. 23.