1111 9th Ave W Suite A Bradenton, FL 34205 | 941-745-2001

Fall 2023

Total Amount Awarded this Cycle $3,091,471



Youth education – robot kits, competition practice fields, drones, programming prep for competition

Bishop Museum of Science & Nature


General operating to continue expanding program development, forge new connections with sector partners

Hope Family Services


Support providing quality counseling services (individual plan) for victims of domestic violence and their children

Just For Girls


Scholarships for eligible girls to attend their school

Lighthouse Vision & Loss Education Center


Funding to support the specialist position working with families, funds for local transportation

Literacy Council of Manatee County


Support staff salaries and in-person library programs

Manatee Children’s Services


To support Spanish speaking “Non-offending Caregiver Group Therapy sessions, food, supplies, testing tools, etc

Manatee Community Foundation


General operating support

Manatee Community Foundation


Season of Sharing

Manatee Community Foundation



Manatee Community Foundation


Nursing Scholarship Fund

Manatee Education Foundation


Purchase art supplies for schools, and transportation costs to get students to arts programs

Reflections of Manatee


Develop currriculum for & fund field trips to their museum for 1000 Manatee Cty children

Samaritan Counseling of the Gulf Coast


Provide affordable and accessible mental health counseling sessions for Manatee County Clients – operations

Sarasota Contemporary Dance


Fund Jazz production for Manatee County schools, Tap & Jazz workshop for 3 schools – elementary, middle, and high school

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Foundation


Fund 1000 Days, initiative supporting families and babies connecting them to resources, toll and support

Sarasota Orchestra


$35,000 for scholarships, $15,000 for operating, for the Sarasota Youth Orchestra

State College of Florida


Support the recent expansion of their ASN nursing Degree program, hire faculty



Fund the 12 month nurse residency program for hospice nurses

YMCA of Southwest Florida


Provide scholarships to Manatee County youth, families, and seniors so they can participate in YMCA activities



Final payment for capital project

American Cancer Society


Final pledge payment for research

Ringling College of Art & Design


Final payment of scholarship for Manatee County Student 2024

Roskamp Institute


Capital investment for expansion of their facility 2023

University of Florida Foundation


Addition to $200,000 paid in Spring – supports research and fellow position

Pram Fleet


General operating support and scholarships for low income children to learn to sail

Second Heart Homes


Purchase of a home in Bradenton for housing people experiencing homelessness, support to bring it to code, habitability standards