EIN 59-1052433

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

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The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is a regional leader in identifying priority issues through quantitative and qualitative research, creating and funding catalytic Community initiatives that target those priorities, and also connecting donors to these initiatives.
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Program areas at Gulf Coast Community Foundation

In its role as a regional leader, Gulf Coast Community Foundation identifies priority issues through quantitative and qualitative research, creates and funds catalytic Community initiatives that target those priorities, and also connects donors to these issues and other charitable causes they care about. Gulf Coast's initiatives typically involve cross-sector collaboration and leverage additional philanthropic funding from within and beyond our region.initiatives in which Gulf Coast and our donors invested this year included:1) responding to the needs of those in our region who are most vulnerable to the health and economic impacts of the covid-19 pandemic.2) supporting arts and cultural organizations negatively affected by the pandemic and necessary containment strategies implemented during their critical fundraising and performance seasons.3) convening stakeholders to build a system of accessible, integrated, and trauma-informed services and family supports to meet the mental health needs of children, youth, and young adults in sarasota county. 4) convening, leading, and funding strategic projects to improve environmental quality in the Gulf Coast region and educate citizens on the benefits of a healthy environment.5) investing in sustainable redevelopment of the sarasota bayfront through the public-private partnership creating the bay park.6) coordinating with local officials on opportunities to reform the criminal justice system.7) addressing the region's substance-abuse crisis by decreasing repeat overdoses and other risky behaviors and identifying opportunities for intervention and prevention.8) improving and better coordinating services for chronically homeless adults and unaccompanied homeless youth in sarasota county.9) strengthening the board governance and operational effectiveness of nonprofit organizations throughout our region (invest in incredible).10) helping first-graders in sarasota county schools who struggle the most with reading and writing through intensive literacy intervention (reading recovery).11) fostering civility throughout our public-school district (because it matters).gulf Coast also funds a variety of grants to support the work of nonprofit organizations in the region. Grant programs include leveraged grants, which fund collaborative projects and programs that target regional priorities in measurable ways; Community grants, which fund smaller projects and needs at regional nonprofit organizations that can have significant impact in the Community; sponsorship grants, which help our nonprofit partners maximize fundraising and awareness activities; and arts appreciation grants, which provide unrestricted funding to cornerstone arts and cultural organizations in the region.

Grants made by Gulf Coast Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Gulf Coast Strategic InvestmentsCivic$13,069,221
The Bay Park ConservancyEnvironment$3,120,966
All Star Children's FoundationHuman Services$2,259,500
...and 450 more grants made totalling $48,349,742

Who funds Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
American Endowment FoundationPrograms$559,991
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$552,547
Toocap FoundationGeneral Purpose$475,000
...and 23 more grants received totalling $3,686,644

Personnel at Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Mark PritchettPresident | Chief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$280,050
Veronica ThamesSenior Vice President for Administration | Chief Operating Officer$210,106
Chris StobaughChief Financial Officer$182,872
Jon ThaxtonSenior Vice President for Community Leadership / Senior Vice President for Community in$175,243
Kirstin FulkersonSenior Vice President for Philanthropy$136,522
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for Gulf Coast Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$43,714,207
Program services$3,288,623
Investment income and dividends$5,526,635
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$62,157,266
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$8,152
Total revenues$114,694,883

Form 990s for Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-01990View PDF
2018-062019-08-17990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-09-15990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $559,991 from American Endowment Foundation
March 9, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from William G and Marie Selby Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 25, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchEndowed supportManagement and technical assistanceProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
601 Tamiami Trail South
Venice, FL 34285
Metro area
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
Sarasota County, FL
Website URL
(941) 486-4600
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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