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

Jennifer Abbott Appointed Interim Executive Director

Manatee Community Foundation’s board of directors has appointed Jennifer Abbott as the Interim Executive Director to lead the organization after current Executive Director Susie ... continue reading

MCF is Hiring: Events & Administrative Manager

Manatee Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity partnering with our citizens to strengthen and enhance our community through philanthropy, education, and service—now and ... continue reading

Join Us for “The Story of Our Environment” On January 23

Join us on Monday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. here at Manatee Community Foundation to hear from local environmental leaders about what encouraged them ... continue reading

Kick Off 2023 With A Giving Plan

January is the perfect time to create an intentional plan for giving in 2023.  Too often, charitable people find themselves at year-end wondering how ... continue reading

It’s Scholarship Time!

Manatee Community Foundation’s scholarship application for graduating high school seniors is available through February 15, 2023. Simone Peterson Scholarships provide tuition support for post-secondary ... continue reading

How You Have Helped Our Community After Hurricane Ian

When Florida was devastated by Hurricane Ian on September 28, 2022, donors, giving circles, community members, businesses, and even residents of other states reached ... continue reading

How Are You Putting Your Nonprofit’s Values Into Practice After Putting Them on Paper?

The process of selecting your organization’s values with your nonprofit staff and board members can be an important exercise to define what is most ... continue reading