MCF News

Seeking Our Next Star Team Member at Manatee Community Foundation

Manatee Community Foundation is seeking a results-oriented, professional and community-minded individual to serve as the Events and Administrative Manager. The successful candidate will be ... continue reading

Virtual Session Helps Nonprofits Identify Mental Health Challenges & Prevent Suicide

On Tuesday, July 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Manatee Community Foundation and Resilient Retreat will host an essential conversation about mental health ... continue reading

New Board Members, Officers Announced

Garrett Shinn and Dr. Xavier Sevilla have joined the board of directors of Manatee Community Foundation, each for a three-year term. Garrett Shinn, CPA ... continue reading

Building a Culture of Philanthropy: Case Studies from Your Peers

On Tuesday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Manatee Community Foundation will host a dynamic virtual discussion about transforming donor engagement by ... continue reading

Why Your Organization Needs a Fundraising Plan

At Manatee Community Foundation, we believe that developing, updating and being guided by a written and detailed fundraising plan is fundamental part of nonprofit ... continue reading

First 1000 Days Coming to Manatee County

Manatee Community Foundation is partnering with the team at First 1,000 Days to share information about this collaborative effort to meet the needs of ... continue reading

A Legacy of Special Education and a Fund to Support Teachers’ Professional Development

Special thanks to Dr. Tanice Knopp for sharing this biographical information about the incredible educational contributions of Dr. Barbara T. Chadsey. Chadsey passed in ... continue reading

Meet Our 2021 Spirit of Manatee Honorees

Manatee Community Foundation’s “Spirit of Manatee” honors the generosity of givers and the resilience of nonprofits serving Manatee County. The annual awards program began ... continue reading

Understanding Charity Ratings

We’re living in a world of limitless information and opinions right at our fingertips. Many of us will not order a meal from a ... continue reading

$122,850 Awarded to Support Nonprofits Caring for Animals

Manatee Community Foundation has recently awarded $122,850 in grants from the Bill and Maryann Vinall Fund to support charitable organizations caring for animals in ... continue reading