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

Eight Scholarships Awarded to Chiles Hospitality Employees

The Chiles Hospitality Scholarship Fund of Manatee Community Foundation (MCF) awarded eight scholarships to deserving students who are employees at one of the three ... continue reading

When A Disaster Strikes: Helping People And Communities In the Best Ways

One of the greatest learning opportunities for any organization is interactive conversation with industry leaders. Even better is the chance to learn in the ... continue reading