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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund to Award $83,500 in Grants

On Friday, September 14, the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund will award $83,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving people who live or work in Lakewood Ranch and east Manatee and Sarasota counties. Grants include investments in food security, supporting individuals and families with Parkinson’s disease,... Learn More

New MCF Board Members Announced

On July 1, Manatee Community Foundation welcomed three new board members:  estate planning attorney Michael M. Hamrick, CPA, JD, shareholder, Greene Hamrick Quinlan & Schermer, P.A.;  local business leader Tim Henning, district manager, Publix Super... Learn More

Jennifer Abbott Tapped as Director of Philanthropy for Manatee Community Foundation

On August 15, 2018, local development professional Jennifer Abbott will join MCF as Director of Philanthropy, working closely with current and future donors, professional advisors and community partners on transformational giving in Manatee County. Jennifer... Learn More

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