Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Will Announce Grant Finalists Oct. 15

Impact 100 SRQ's grants, totaling $228,000, will be awarded to two local nonprofits to fund a community project.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Practical magic

Sarasota Paranormal Investigators Seek Answers

Brittany Ann and her team are not your average paranormalists.

08/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

Nonprofits

Deadline Approaches for Summer 2019 Gulf Coast Board Institute

The online application is open through May 17.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Gayle Guynup Elected to JoshProvides Board of Directors

"I am anxious to help spread the word that epilepsy does not define who we are, but rather is something we have and learn to live with,” Guynup says.

04/02/2019 By Staff

Good Causes

Coming Together Against Cancer's Second Annual Event Set For April 13

Attendees will hear presentations by four pioneering physicians.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Nonprofit Adds Three New Board Members

The nonprofit that is working to build The Bay recently elected three new members to its board: Carlos de Quesada, Rod Hershberger and Emily Walsh.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Realize Bradenton Hires New Creative Content Manager

Brian Craft most recently served as director of marketing and outreach at the Manatee Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Picks New Manager for Scholarship Programs

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Earl Young Jr. as its associate director of education investments.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Health care

Money Will Fund Program to Improve Birth Outcomes Among African-Americans

A Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County event in January raised more than $37,000 that will be used to fund the nonprofit's Save My Life program.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Gives More Than $190,000 in Matching Grants

The Patterson Foundation recently matched more than $190,000 in contributions toward the entrepreneurial endeavors of five nonprofits.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Construction

Habitat for Humanity Completes Two Homes Funded By State Housing Program

Habitat for Humanity received $500,000 from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program to build three homes in Sarasota.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Health care

Foundation Awards $100,000 Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded the money to University of California professor Katerina Akassoglou.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Wealth Management Executive Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast recently added Daniel Carter to its board of directors.

03/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Elects Three New Members

The nonprofit's board recently added Lisa Krouse, David Sessions and Peter Soderberg.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Women's Philanthropic Group Raises $228,000

Impact 100 SRQ recently raised $228,000 that will be divided in two and awarded to two nonprofits this fall.

03/11/2019 By Staff