MCF News

How Are You Putting Your Nonprofit’s Values Into Practice After Putting Them on Paper?

The process of selecting your organization’s values with your nonprofit staff and board members can be an important exercise to define what is most ... continue reading

The Change-Maker Behind Season of Sharing

It’s not every day that you have a chance to hear from a leader who is both humble and visionary, with the ideas and ... continue reading

New to Philanthropy? Here’s What to Consider In Your Roadmap

Whether you are new to philanthropy or new to a more strategy-focused approach to your giving, Manatee Community Foundation can help you make the ... continue reading

Nominate a Special Giver for a Spirit of Manatee Award

Local nonprofits and community groups are invited to celebrate the story of our community–and the spirit of giving–at the 2023 Spirit of Manatee Awards ... continue reading

A mindset of thankfulness

All year long, all day long, we have the option of choosing a mindset of thankfulness. Since 1998, Manatee Community Foundation has been fueled ... continue reading

Get to Know 7 Local Nonprofits at “Mission Medley”

On Monday, November 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Manatee Community Foundation will host a breakfast event to help community members get to ... continue reading

Giving Generously While Maintaining Your Privacy

Manatee Community Foundation offers the perfect solution for those who want to donate to the charitable organizations and causes they care about while maintaining ... continue reading

Create a Legacy That Supports The Nonprofits You Care About Most

Do you support some of the same nonprofit organizations without fail every year? Many people would like to ensure that the charitable organizations important ... continue reading

Nonprofits Serving Manatee Connect After Hurricane Ian

Jody Jester of Bridge A Life talks about the Care Portal and its connective powers for needs of families after the storm Time is ... continue reading

How to Help With Hurricane Ian Response Through Charitable Giving

Counties in Southwest Florida, along with many other communities around our state, just endured a historic hurricane that left many people in frightening situations ... continue reading