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Give in These Uncertain Times? Absolutely!

Published: Author: Mark Pritchett The following guest column by Gulf Coast President|CEO Mark Pritchett appeared in the November 18 edition of SRQ Daily: Holiday creep. The ever-earlier commercial start to the year-end holiday season. This year seemed to set a new record when I ran a gauntlet of twinkling trees in the entrance to...

National Literacy Award to Honor Gulf Coast's Brady

Published: It's not easy to pull one over on Gulf Coast senior vice president Veronica Brady. But on Friday, November 17, after she walked into a large room at Sarasota County School District headquarters, Veronica was completely shocked and momentarily speechless. Rather than the meeting that she thought she was attending,...

Guest Column: Meeting the Deficit Challengedan

Published: Author: Dan Weiss Organizations often struggle with having expenses that exceed revenues. Eventually, cash will run out, and the organization won't survive indefinitely. In his latest blog post , financial sustainability expert and Invest in Incredible consultant Dan Weiss explains the problems and recommends a new approach. Weiss, President of Counterpart CFO and...

Families Leave Homelessness Behind

Published: Second Group of Formerly Homeless Parents Graduate from Financial Sustainability Initiative Six families who had lived at a Sarasota homeless shelter are now well on their way to self-sufficiency after a year’s worth of financial-literacy training, financial coaching, and peer support. The families are the second group to graduate from...

Gulf Coast Named One of “Best Places to Work in Sarasota-Manatee”

Published: Gulf Coast Community Foundation ranked third in the inaugural “Best Places to Work in Sarasota-Manatee” survey sponsored by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune . Gulf Coast received the honor at a luncheon hosted by the Herald-Tribune on November 2. In a special supplement published in the paper’s Sunday, November 5, edition, Business...

Meet Our I3 Consultants: Nathalie DeWolf

Published: Through Invest in Incredible , Gulf Coast has partnered with an exceptional group of professional consultants to make their services available to our nonprofit partners at a reduced cost. Our consultants have a range of expertise in nonprofit and for-profit settings, and they are committed to strengthening our region’s nonprofit...