Manatee Community Foundation Competitive Grants

Manatee Community Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 28, 2020 2:00pm PST

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Manatee County, Florida

Location of residency: United States

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The mission of Manatee Community Foundation is connecting the charitable interests of donors with needs in the community. We are value leadership, transparency, trust, integrity, loyalty, respect, and inclusivity in our work.

Competitive Grants

Since 1998, Manatee Community Foundation has awarded more than $25 million in scholarships and grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. The generosity of donors who give through MCF makes impactful work possible in the arts, human services, education, animal welfare, environmental, civic engagement, and health related causes.

Manatee Community Foundation focuses on “results first” framework which helps us make better decisions based on how organizations have moved the needle for their clients.

Application Types

Program - This application is for a program investment that directly serves your clients.

Capacity Building - This application is for a capacity building investment that will help your organization become more effective or efficient—marketing, training, information technology, database, etc.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Please check the following requirements to make sure you can be considered:

    • Your organization is based in Manatee County OR has programs / location(s) serving Manatee County residents.
    • Agency is 501(c)(3), public school or government.
    • Your organization has an UPDATED profile in The Giving Partner if it is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.