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Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue Nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

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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.

Foundations and Donors Grant Over $1.8 Million For Covid-19 Relief

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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.

Community Foundation of Collier County receives $350,000 from the Brynne & Robert Coletti Fund of the Farmer Family Foundation to Aid Coronavirus Relief

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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.

Community Foundations of Collier County and Southwest Florida Launch Coronavirus Relief Funds

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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.

Scholarships Available to Strengthen Nursing Workforce on the Suncoast

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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.