Our Impact

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 Foundation during the holidays since 2013. For the last five... Learn More

Results First Framework Will Drive Investing

Manatee Community Foundation, Manatee County Government and United Way Suncoast are partnering to help investors in our community make better funding decisions based on nonprofit results. On Thursday, December 7, outcomes guide and Manatee County... Learn More

$100,000 Awarded from Knight Donor Advised Fund of MCF for Community Engagement Project

Manatee Community Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Realize Bradenton through its Knight Donor Advised Fund to work with the community to develop ideas regarding physical, public art, and programmatic opportunities for the planned... Learn More

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