Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Several donations and special gifts in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/23/2017 By Staff

Education

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.

02/23/2017 By Staff

Data

Almost Half of Florida Households Can't Afford 'Basic Needs'

Forty-four percent of Florida households "could not afford basic needs such as housing, child care, food, health care, and transportation in 2015," according to a new United Way of Florida report.

02/23/2017 By Staff

Honors

Cortez Bottarga Wins National Food Award

The Anna Maria Fish Company's Cortez bottarga recently won a 2017 Good Food Award in the Preserved Fish category.

02/20/2017 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Organization a Finalist for Nonprofit of the Year

Sarasota's Embracing Our Differences was recently selected as a finalist for WEDU’s Nonprofit Organization of the Year award.

02/17/2017 By Staff

New hires

Retirement Community Picks New Director of Assisted Living

Venice's Village on the Isle recently hired Karla Oliver as its director of assisted living and memory care services.

02/17/2017 By Staff

Taxes

Volunteers Provide Free Help with Tax Returns

The United Way, along with several partners and sponsors, is helping provide volunteer tax assistance for anyone who earned less than $64,000 in 2016.

02/17/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations, fun fundraisers and new grant opportunities in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/16/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Attorney, Businessman Picked for Retirement Community Board

Attorney Sharon Vander Wulp and businessman Michael Levine were recently elected to the board of trustees at Village on the Isle, a Venice faith-based nonprofit retirement community.

02/16/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Golf fundraisers, new scholarships and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/09/2017 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Picks New Board Chair

Children First, which provides Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Sarasota County, recently named A. James Rolfes as board chair for 2017

02/06/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Generous donations, outstanding volunteers and scholarships for LGBT students in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/02/2017 By Staff

Honors

League of Women Voters Picks '2017 Woman of the Year'

The League of Women Voters of Sarasota County recently selected former Sarasota County Commissioner Shannon Staub as the group's 2017 Woman of the Year.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Health Care

Parkinson’s Symposium Draws 800-Plus

More than 800 people attended the Neuro Challenge Foundation’s annual symposium on Parkinson’s on Saturday.

01/26/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

An upcoming half-marathon and two generous grants in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

01/26/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Nonprofit Living Center Adds New Board Member

Myron Robinson recently joined the Board of Trustees for the nonprofit Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay.

01/23/2017 By Staff

Talks

Award-Winning Historian the Guest Speaker at March 2 Luncheon

Presidential Medal of Freedom-winning historian David McCullough will be the featured guest at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s 2017 Better Together luncheon.

01/20/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Gala season is in full swing.

01/19/2017 By Staff

Education

Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is now accepting 2017-2018 scholarship applications online through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

01/17/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Month-long celebrations, generous grants and active students in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

01/12/2017 By Staff