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

Gulf Coast Provides Grant to Capital Good Fund

Published: With a $30,000 grant from Gulf Coast, Capital Good Fund has launched a Crisis Relief Loan product to assist families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Time to Do More

Published: The following guest column by Gulf Coast President | CEO Mark Pritchett appeared in the March 21 edition of SRQ Daily

Better Together Luncheon Cancelled

Published: In light of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s strong recommendation to postpone large gatherings in the state of Florida, Gulf Coast Community Foundation has regretfully cancelled our Better Together luncheon. 

Gulf Coast Unveils "Shark Spotting" gift to the City of Venice

Published: The permanent, interactive public-art installation aims to add fun and education to the City's already vibrant downtown, all in recognition of a charitable organization created a quarter century ago by the community it continues to serve today.

Twenty-Three Complete Winter 2020 Gulf Coast Board Institute

Published: Twenty-three volunteer board and community members with nonprofit organizations across the Gulf Coast region have completed the Winter 2020 Gulf Coast Board Institute. The participants took part in four full-day, interactive educational experiences that covered key nonprofit board governance topics and issues. The class completed its final session and celebrated its graduation on Friday, February 28.

Grant to Help Girls Inc. Expand Mental-Health Services for Most Vulnerable Girls

Published: A grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation will enable Girls Inc. of Sarasota County to serve more vulnerable girls and their families with much-needed Girls Inc. programming and mental-health services.

Gulf Coast Leadership Institute

Published: The application for our 2020 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute is now available.