Vote Yes on November 2

If you care about education, teachers and students, we’re asking you to vote yes. On November 2, 2021, Manatee County residents will be asked ... continue reading

A Conversation About Antisemitism

“Diversity is having a seat at the table. Inclusion is having a voice and Belonging is having that voice be heard.” Liz Fosslien stated ... continue reading

Beckstein Charitable Fund of Manatee Community Foundation Awards $250,000 to Mote SEA

The Beckstein Charitable Fund of Manatee Community Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium’s Science Education Aquarium (SEA). ... continue reading

10 Ways Board Members Can Help Their Nonprofits Raise Money

Nonprofit board members and raising money–the two are not often described as going together like peas and carrots. But when board members receive the ... continue reading

Grant Spotlight: S.T.E.A.M. and FUNducation!

Manatee Community Foundation is committed to building a better community and a better foundation with our strategic focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and access. ... continue reading

MCF Hires Amy Treis, Events and Administrative Manager

Manatee Community Foundation has welcomed Amy Treis to the position of Events and Administrative Manager. In her capacity at the Foundation, Amy will provide ... continue reading

Grant Opportunity for Digital Engagement and Innovation in Downtown Bradenton

Manatee Community Foundation’s Knight Fund is seeking proposals from nonprofit or government entities that are accelerating COVID-19 response and recovery with digital engagement approaches ... continue reading

Community Education & COVID-19 Understanding the Current Landscape

Foundations and nonprofit organizations have been dedicated to relief and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic for many months. As we continue to provide education ... continue reading

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