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7 Tips for Year End Giving

This is the time of year when many of us consider making charitable gifts to help bring about the positive change we hope to ... continue reading

Part-time Manager of Donor Engagement Position Opens at MCF

Manatee Community Foundation (MCF) partners with our citizens to strengthen and enhance our community through philanthropy, education, and service—now and forever. MCF is seeking ... continue reading

Nominate an Inspiring Donor or Nonprofit Professional for a Spirit of Manatee Award

Oscar Portillo-Meza, 2018 Young Spirit Award Winner, with his family and MCF Executive Director Susie Bowie The nomination process is open to recognize outstanding ... continue reading

MCF’s Knight Donor Advised Fund Awards $75,000 for WUSF Reporter

A $75,000 grant from Manatee Community Foundation’s Knight Donor Advised Fund is being awarded to WUSF Public Media for a new reporter covering Manatee ... continue reading

Join Us For the Horne Moon Social and Help Hardworking Adults Receive Scholarships

Your company is requested at the Horne & Moon Scholarship Social Finale for an evening of dancing & sparkling company. Our mission is to ... continue reading

Grant Helps Children of Migrant Families

A small grant of $4,000 can improve the way reading is approached in a population that is often left behind—children of migrant workers. In ... continue reading

Manatee Community Foundation Awards $156,248 in Scholarships

Recipients of scholarships from the Chiles Restaurant Group Scholarship Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation. From left: Joseph Cucci; Ed Chiles, Chiles Restaurant Group; ... continue reading

Manatee Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant & Matching Challenge for Spay/Neuter Services

Manatee Community Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bill and Maryann Vinall Fund to Manatee County Animal Services. The grant will provide ... continue reading

44 Nonprofits Received MCF Grants in April 2016

On April 19, 2016 Manatee Community Foundation awarded nearly $145,000 in grants to 44 local organizations at our new building at 2820 Manatee Avenue ... continue reading