EIN 65-0833500

Manatee Community Foundation (MCF)

IRS 501(c) type
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The Manatee Community Foundation is a creative, cost-effective and tax-efficient way for people to invest in the charitable causes they care about most. The Manatee Community Foundation has grown to over 200 donor funds and $36 million in assets.
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Program areas at MCF

Grants: Manatee Community Foundation awarded 954 grants totaling $6,192,438 to 346 nonprofit organizations based on philanthropic aspirations of donors that entrust the Foundation with their charitable giving. These grants were awarded to organizations with missions focused on the arts, education, health, human services, civic engagement, youth development, animal welfare and the environment for operations, capital needs, and programs/services. Scholarships: Manatee Community Foundation awarded 121 scholarships totaling $272,329 from scholarship funds to new and returning college students, including graduating high school students attending a Community college or 4-year university, students attending graduate school, and learners returning to school to pursue a vocational or technical certification.nonprofit education and Community engagement: over the last fiscal year, Manatee Community Foundation facilitated Community conversations and forums to learn from the lived experiences of participants and to share knowledge about pressing issues; facilitated trainings to support nonprofit growth and sustainability; and connected residents and donors to causes they wish to invest in. Examples of this work include advancing engagement in grade-level reading success, connecting partners in child welfare systems, and helping organizations distribute emergency rental assistance.

Grants made by MCF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf CoastProgram Support, General Support$739,517
Easter Seals Southwest FloridaProgram Support, General Support, Emergency Assist$629,999
The Library FoundationProgram Support, General Support$339,149
...and 144 more grants made totalling $5,857,145

Who funds Manatee Community Foundation (MCF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
United Way Foundation of Manatee CountyFor the Support and Benefit of United Way Suncoast, Inc.$3,663,566
Charles and Margery Barancik FoundationTo Support the Operations of Manatee Community Foundation and Barancik Foundation Work To Create Positive Results in Partnership With Nonprofits and Donors in Manatee County.$150,000
Gulf Coast Community FoundationHuman Services$55,000
...and 15 more grants received

Personnel at MCF

Erin JonesChief Financial Officer$0
Laura SpencerChief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer$0
Susan BowieExecutive Director$145,002
Jennifer AbbottInterim Executive Dir.eff 2 and 10 and 23$82,396
Conrad SyzmanskiTreasurer$0
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for MCF

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,974,264
Program services$502,464
Investment income and dividends$1,475,219
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$28,165
Net income from fundraising events$-50,994
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$623
Total revenues$6,929,741

Form 990s for MCF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-04-08990View PDF
2022-062023-04-13990View PDF
2021-062022-04-15990View PDF
2021-062022-04-07990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $17,580 from The Oregon Community Foundation
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $34,000 from Mosaic Company Foundation
September 24, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $150,000 from Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation
June 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $200,000 from Edward Edw and Lillian H Bishop Foundation
June 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
EducationCommunity improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsFundraising eventsEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
2820 Manatee Ave West
Bradenton, FL 34205
Metro area
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
Manatee County, FL
Website URL
(941) 747-7765
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
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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