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Breaking News: Governor Ron Desantis has Vetoed Anti-solar Bill HB 741

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Gulf Coast Thanks Sarasota County Commission After Florida Housing Coalition Shares Best Practices

Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Gulf Coast) would like to thank the Sarasota County Commission and Sarasota County staff for their commitment to alleviating our current housing crisis. Gulf Coast recently joined Sarasota community agencies on a statewide webinar hosted by the Florida Housing Coalition to share best practices and local government comparisons on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding efforts.

A Solar Win for All of Florida

On Wednesday, April 27, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sided with Florida homeowners and small businesses by vetoing House Bill 741, the legislation that would have negatively impacted the fast-growing solar industry in the Sunshine State.  Longtime partners, Gulf Coast Community Foundation (Gulf Coast) and Solar United Neighbors (SUN) are excited to celebrate this monumental win for solar energy and consumer rights.

Foundation Announces 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class

Gulf Coast Community Foundation has selected 24 participants from across the region for its 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.
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Gulf Coast, Barancik Foundation Launch COVID-19 Response Initiative 

Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have introduced a philanthropic initiative to fortify key health and safety organizations in the region amid the growing COVID-19 crisis.The foundations announced their joint effort on Saturday with total commitments so far of $1.5 million to support the initiative. They positioned the funding as a challenge to Gulf Coast donors and other philanthropists in the community to match that amount.

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