MCF News

Getting to Know MCF’s New Executive Director, Veronica Thames

Veronica Thames, Executive Director Dear Manatee Community, It is with much excitement that I look forward to my start as Manatee Community Foundation’s Executive ... continue reading

Two New Members to Join Manatee Community Foundation Board of Directors

Douglas J. Elmore and Debra Estes will join the Manatee Community Foundation board of directors on July 1, 2023. Douglas Elmore Elmore has a ... continue reading

Manatee County 2023 ALICE Report

The annual ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Report compiled by United Way Suncoast and its research partner, United For ALICE is a great resource ... continue reading

MCF Disaster Relief Fund Update

Hurricane Ian hit the southwest region of Florida on September 28, 2022. Thanks to a generous challenge grant from the Bishop Parker Foundation,fundraising began right away, enabling ... continue reading

MCF Scholar Profile: Terrance J.

Thanks to generous donors who believe in the impact that higher education can have on our communities, the Manatee Community Foundation has the pleasure ... continue reading

Executive Director Search Update

As chair of the search committee for the next leader of the Manatee Community Foundation, I am pleased to share an update with you ... continue reading

MCF Scholar Profile: Sierra B.

Thanks to generous donors who believe in the impact that higher education can have on our communities, the Manatee Community Foundation has the pleasure ... continue reading

How to Find the Right Nonprofit for You

Looking to discover a new (to you!) nonprofit?  Maybe there’s an issue in the news tugging at your heart, and you would like to ... continue reading

Manatee Community Foundation 25th Recognition Day in Bradenton

Special thanks to City of Bradenton Mayor Gene Brown for proclaiming February 8, 2023 as Manatee Community Foundation 25th Recognition Day in Bradenton! From ... continue reading

Announcing the 2023 Spirit of Manatee Honorees

Manatee Community Foundation recently announced the 2023 Spirit of Manatee winners. Honorees will be celebrated at the highly anticipated annual luncheon event spotlighting philanthropy ... continue reading