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...

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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,...

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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...

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Five Nonprofits to Receive $5,000 Grants for Building Informed and Engaged Communities

The Knight Donor Advised Fund of Manatee Community Foundation underwrote $25,000 in incentive grants to encourage organizations participating in the 2018 Giving Challenge to use...

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Apply for a Grant from the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund

Manatee Community Foundation’s Lakewood Ranch Community Fund is accepting grant applications from 501(c)(3) organizations serving Lakewood Ranch and east Manatee/Sarasota counties. Funding supports a wide...

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Foster Manatee Launches to Recruit Foster Parents

Manatee Community Foundation (MCF) and a coalition of area partners have launched a new community outreach campaign to help meet Manatee County’s increasing need for...

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$223,200 Invested in Results in 2018 MCF Grant Cycle

Manatee Community Foundation recently awarded $223,200 in grants to local nonprofits through a competitive grant process and through generous donors and giving circles that supported...

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1:1 Matching for Soar in 4 Fund Supporting Critical Learning for Children and Families

Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene with Director of Early Learning Dr. Robin Thompson Thanks to Steve and Carolyn Roskamp, two generous MCF donors with a vision...

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Be the One to Support Nonprofits Serving Manatee County in the 2018 Giving Challenge!

On May 1-2 from noon to noon, the 2018 Giving Challenge will generate thousands of donations supporting local nonprofits. Every nonprofit you support with $25...

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Madison Larkin Hired As Donor and Event Coordinator

On April 16, 2018, Manatee Community Foundation’s new donor and event coordinator Madison Larkin started in her role. Madison coordinates our donor, nonprofit, board and...

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