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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Awards $91,900 in Grants, Bringing 2020 Total to $165,000

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund has awarded $76,900 in grants to support organizations in COVID19 relief and recovery and $15,000 to support the Brain Health Initiative, bringing the total amount granted in 2020 to $165,000. The most recent grants, which range in size from $1,200 to $8,150, will assist 18 local nonprofits in adapting operations

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Opens Grant Application for COVID19 Support

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, a field of interest fund of the Manatee Community Foundation, is seeking grant applications from organizations serving the Lakewood Ranch area, including eastern Manatee and Sarasota counties. Requests should be focused on support needed to respond to the impacts of COVID19 to the organization or impacts of COVID19 to clients

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund to Award $150,000 To Local Nonprofits in Coronavirus Response and Recovery

In response to the impact of the coronavirus on nonprofits serving people in Lakewood Ranch and east Manatee and Sarasota counties, the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund will award funds totaling $150,000 supporting relief and recovery. The first round of grants includes more than $30,000 to provide assistance to health care professionals, low-income youth, cancer patients,

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Joe and Barbara Najmy Receive John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award

Lakewood Ranch residents and philanthropists Joe and Barbara Najmy received the John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund in a luncheon on December 11 of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. The room was filled with more than 200 local business leaders, nonprofit leaders and fans of the Najmys.

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Seeks Nominees for 15th Annual Humanitarian Award

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund of Manatee Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 15th annual C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award. The Fund will honor an individual or individuals who have made outstanding, sustained and unselfish contributions to community enrichment and whose commitment and dedication exemplify the ideal of service to

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Opens Brain Health Initiative Fund

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Opens Brain Health Initiative Fund The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, established at the Manatee Community Foundation in 2000 to enhance the quality of life in and around Lakewood Ranch, has created a separate fund under Manatee Community Foundation to facilitate donations to the Brain Health Initiative. The Board of Advisors has

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Diane Brune Receives C. John A. Clare Humanitarian of the Year Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Susie Bowie Manatee Community Foundation 941.580.2388 (c) SBowie@ManateeCF.org Diane Brune Receives C. John A. Clare Humanitarian of the Year Award February 14, 2018 (Bradenton, FL)-  Diane Brune has been named the recipient of the C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, a

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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Seeks Nominees for 14th Annual Humanitarian Award

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Seeks Nominees for 14th Annual Humanitarian Award The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund is now accepting nominations for the 14th annual C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian of the Year Award.  The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund established this prestigious award in recognition of John Clarke’s lifelong dedication to humanitarian ideals that have perpetuated the

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Humanitarian Award 2017

Local Advertising Executives to be Honored with 2017 C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian Award Presentation to Take Place at The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund’s Dixieland Jazz Gala What: Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 2017 C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian Award Where: The Dixieland Jazz Gala Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club 7650 Legacy Blvd, Lakewood Ranch,

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Humanitarian Award 2016

Donald and Vanessa Baugh and Rick Fawley to be Honored with 2016 C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian Award Presentation to Take Place at The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund’s Disco Ball Gala What: Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 2016 C. John A. Clarke Humanitarian Award Where: The Disco Ball Gala Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club 7650

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