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.
The $300,000 ADA-compliant bus, which was purchased with support from the Quantum Foundation, features two fully equipped exam rooms.
The Harold E. and Ruth M. Niles Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded Lighthouse of Manasota a $10,000 grant
As part of the SCORE Library Series, a panel discussion was hosted on, “Giving Back is Good for Business,” at the Main Branch in downtown Bradenton. Discover what the panelist shared.
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.
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.
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.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation has selected Christine Stobaugh, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer.
The trustees of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund awarded International Social Service, USA (ISS-USA) a $64,020 grant to provide social services for families separated across country borders. The grant was among 29 awards, valued at $1.7 million, made by the trustees during their summer meeting.
Jennifer Abbott has been tapped by Manatee Community Foundation as its new Director of Philanthropy. Abbott will lead the foundation’s partnerships with current and future donors, professional advisors, and community investors to increase transformational charitable giving in Manatee County.