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Florida Blue Foundation Announces 2019 Sapphire Awards Nominations Open

Release Date: 
09/20/2018

The Florida Blue Foundation has posted nomination applications for the 2019 Sapphire Awards - Recognizing Excellence and Innovation in Community Health.  The receiptants will receive recognition at the 2019 Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards, May 9-10, 2019 being held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center.

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Jessie Ball duPont Fund Selects Next President

Release Date: 
09/18/2018

Mari Kuraishi, co-founder of GlobalGiving, to take helm in January

The trustees of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund have selected Mari Kuraishi, co-founder and president of GlobalGiving, to be the Fund’s next president.   

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BARANCIK FOUNDATION HIRES JESSICA POLK AS OPERATIONS MANAGER

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09/14/2018

Amid exponential growth in its community impact and operational needs, the Barancik Foundation hired Jessica Polk for the newly created position of operations manager.  In 2018, the Foundation increased its grantmaking by 50 percent and launched three new initiatives—First 1,000 Days Sarasota County, Teacher Recruitment|Retention and Mental Health Environmental Scan.

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GOOD DEEDS

Release Date: 
09/06/2018

The Harold E. and Ruth M. Niles Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded Lighthouse of Manasota a $10,000 grant

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Climate Correction Conference

Release Date: 
08/27/2018

We are thrilled to announce the first ever Climate Correction conference hosted by VoLo Foundation at University of Central Florida in Orlando on October 11, 2018.

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Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

Release Date: 
08/22/2018

Grantmakers in Aging (GIA), one of the nation’s leading philanthropic organizations, will hold its Annual Conference, October 17-19, 2018 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis.   The Conference is titled “Wiser About Older: New Insights, New Programs for an Aging America”

We hope Florida Grantmakers will join us!  We have a special Region Funder's discount to encourage regional participation.

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Community Foundation of Collier County Opens Care For Collier Fund  to Support Red Tide Relief and Other Community Causes

Release Date: 
08/17/2018

The Community Foundation of Collier County opened the Care for Collier Fund with the assistance of local government and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce to support emerging community causes.  The Fund’s initial cause will be to provide relief for red tide hardship for small business owners in Collier County who have lost income due to the severity of the ongoing red tide crisis in Southwest Florida.

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