Peter Kageyama To Visit Bradenton: Why We Love Where We Live

On February 1, Peter Kegeyama, author of “For the Love of Cities” and “Love Where You Live” will visit Bradenton for Manatee Community Foundation’s ... continue reading

Part-time Manager of Donor Engagement Position Opens at MCF

Manatee Community Foundation (MCF) partners with our citizens to strengthen and enhance our community through philanthropy, education, and service—now and forever. MCF is seeking ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

Join Us For the Horne Moon Social and Help Hardworking Adults Receive Scholarships

Your company is requested at the Horne & Moon Scholarship Social Finale for an evening of dancing & sparkling company. Our mission is to ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 & ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading