Our Impact

Diane Brune Receives C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award

Diane Brune has been named the recipient of the C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, a component fund of Manatee Community Foundation. The award was established in recognition of John Clarke’s lifelong dedication to humanitarian ideals... Learn More

Spirit of Manatee Awards Luncheon is March 7

Sandy and Jeanie Kirkpatrick will be presented with a Lifetime Spirit Award on March 7, 2018 Every year, one signature event celebrates the people who live and give in Manatee County. It’s the Spirit of... Learn More

Ray Baden Delivers $500,000 in Holiday Giving From the Heart Since 2013

After visiting with representatives from ten local nonprofits on December 21, 2017, West Bradenton native Ray Baden reflects on a philanthropic accomplishment—grants totaling $500,000 awarded from the Sara and Ray Baden Fund of Manatee Community... Learn More

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