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

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Manatee Community Foundation

Next year, we will celebrate our 25th Anniversary.Donors can open a new donor advised fund at Manatee Community Foundation starting at $5,000.Many of our ... continue reading

The Best Times to Think About Charitable Giving

Every day there are clear opportunities for positive changes to be created here in Manatee County and beyond. People like you continuously think about ... continue reading

Aspirations for Animal Welfare in Manatee County: Hopes And Ideas From the Community

On August 22, 2022 a group of animal advocates converged at Manatee Community Foundation to talk about their shared aspirations around animal welfare. These ... continue reading

Your Perspective & Experience: Animal Welfare in Manatee County

Through the generosity and caring of donors, Manatee Community Foundation has been entrusted with funds to support animal welfare in our community. Over the ... continue reading

Nonprofits: We’re Looking for a Live Person

When donors and foundations can easily find and talk to a live person at a nonprofit organization, they feel better about entrusting resources to ... continue reading

Manatee Community Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

Manatee Community Foundation recently welcomed three new voting members to its board of directors (below from left to right): attorney Nurisha Harvey, Oysters Rock ... continue reading

Aspirations For Children Over the Summer

Manatee Community Foundation’s Alicia Chalmers and Simone Peterson recently convened a hearty discussion with local nonprofits to talk about the collective aspirations for our ... continue reading