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

Gulf Coast Leadership Institute 2019 Applications Open

Published: GCLI is a leadership-training initiative designed to identify, develop, and connect a diverse group of aspiring and experienced leaders from across our region. Gulf Coast will select up to 25 individuals to participate in this year’s class. The foundation provides all training and resources at no cost to participants in exchange for their commitment to use their new skills to benefit their community.

Inclusive Excellence: We Are Better Together

Published: Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III is a name you might not know. But his personal story is one you should hear. Learn more about Dr. Hrabowski and his upcoming visit to the Gulf Coast in Mark Pritchett's latest guest column.

Gulf Coast Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Published: Gulf Coast Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 scholarship program. Prospective applicants may visit to review scholarship requirements and complete the online application.

REACHing Out to Homeless Youth

Published: Author: Mark Pritchett In his latest guest column, Gulf Coast President and CEO Mark Pritchett celebrates the hard work of community organizations that are knitting a safety net for some of our community's most vulnerable members: teens and young adults who are homeless and on their own.

12 Transformations in 2018

Published: In 2018, Gulf Coast Community Foundation continued its work of transforming our region through bold and proactive philanthropy. Together with our donors, we teamed up with partner organizations and took the lead on projects and initiatives aimed at bringing needed assistance, change, or innovation to the area. What we’ve accomplished...

Gulf Coast Strengthens Team

Published: Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently welcomed two new staff members to further strengthen our team and advance our mission of transforming our region through bold and proactive philanthropy. Marcia Saulo was hired as controller, while Kelly Carlstein Buehler joined our marketing and communications team to direct marketing and public relations...

Thank you, donors!

Published: These philanthropists have generously invested in our community's effort to build a system of services for homeless teens and young adults who are on their own...