10 Elements of a Good Donor Thank You

There is debate in the sphere of fundraising these days about how “donor-centric” a nonprofit organization should be. Some argue that the mission should ... continue reading

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Seeks Nominees for Humanitarian of the Year Award

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund is accepting nominations for the annual C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award. The Fund will honor ... continue reading

Investing in Access to Telehealth

Genesis Health Services is a nonprofit healthcare provider offering affordable and quality health, dental, and behavioral services to families. Most patients are unable to ... continue reading

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