See what we’ve been up to at Gulf Coast and how our donors and our nonprofit partners are transforming our region.

Turtle Sculptures Serve as Teaching Moments

Published: As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, Gulf Coast Community Foundation wanted to spotlight one of its current focus areas in ways the entire community could experience and enjoy. That’s why two unique turtle sculptures will soon greet beachgoers at Siesta and Venice Public Beaches.

Foundations Co-Invest in Solar Power Fund for Nonprofits



Together with Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Gulf Coast has fulfilled a $200,000 match for a pilot solar investment program as part of the Partner fo...

Vital Services Go Virtual

Published: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many nonprofits to shift to virtual delivery of their services. Grants through our COVID-19 Response Initiative helped several local organizations make that transition as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Health Innovations Amid the Pandemic

Published: Health-care and mental-health services are needed now more than ever. With funding from our COVID-19 Response Initiative, local providers are finding innovative ways to deliver their services to the community.

Feeding Increased Need

Published: Organizations like All Faiths Food Bank were already busy feeding our region before the COVID-19 pandemic. But the public-health crisis and its economic fallout have caused even more people to seek help putting food on the table.

Participants Selected for Virtual Nonprofit Board Institute

Published: A record number of nonprofit board members from across the region have been selected to take part in the Fall 2020 Gulf Coast Board Insititute. The upcoming session will be Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s first-ever entirely virtual Board Institute.

Communicating in the Time of COVID-19

Published: In a I3Digital webinar, Invest in Incredible consultant Kristine Nickel shared tactics for nonprofits to navigate this new virtual landscape paved by the pandemic.