Our Impact

MCF Donors Step Up to Fund Reach Out and Read

Exposure to books and reading aloud are essential components in early brain development, preparing young children for success in life. More than 90 percent of children under the age of six attend routine pediatric visits at least once a year–precious time with a trusted messenger.... Learn More

MCF Staff Read to Elementary Classrooms for “Embracing Dr. Seuss’ Differences Day”

On March 2, Manatee Community Foundation joined a day of reading in the classroom together with the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Embracing Our Differences, Community Foundation of Sarasota County, and United Way of Manatee County.... Learn More

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Gala

Support our Lakewood Ranch Community Fund by having the time of your life at the 2017 Dixieland Jazz Gala! On March 18 starting at 6:30 p.m., you will hear the brass play, see the spirit fly,... Learn More

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