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Nominate an Inspiring Donor or Nonprofit Professional for a Spirit of Manatee Award

Oscar Portillo-Meza, 2018 Young Spirit Award Winner, with his family and MCF Executive Director Susie Bowie The nomination process is open to recognize outstanding philanthropic individuals during the 2019 Spirit of Manatee Awards Luncheon. Now in its fourteenth year, Spirit of Manatee is Manatee Community... Learn More

MCF’s Knight Donor Advised Fund Awards $75,000 for WUSF Reporter

A $75,000 grant from Manatee Community Foundation’s Knight Donor Advised Fund is being awarded to WUSF Public Media for a new reporter covering Manatee and Sarasota counties. The matching grant will help to ensure a... Learn More

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... Learn More

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