JFCS’ Heidi Brown joins Harvard 100

Harvard 100 – JFCS’ Heidi Brown joins prominent group of Executive Education Alumni to drive high impact social change on a local level

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 10, 2018) – Marking a new age and vision for the non-profit sector whereby organizations work toward driving high impact social change on a local level, JFCS of the Suncoast CEO Heidi Brown was recently selected to participate in one of the Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Executive Education programs, Performance Measurement for…

Dean Miller and Heidi Brown

JFCS Announces New Board Chair Elect Dean Miller

Sarasota, Fla. (May 14, 2018) – JFCS of the Suncoast recently announced the appointment of Dean Miller to Board Chair Elect. In this role, Miller will be responsible for coordinating board activities, providing leadership, overseeing governance and development, and supporting the mission of the organization. A member of the JFCS Board for the past two years…

JFCS Board of Directors

JFCS announces 2018 Board of Directors

Sarasota, Fla. (March 2, 2018) – Rich Segall and Joe Mendels, newly appointed JFCS of the Suncoast Board of Directors’ Co-Chairs, are sharing the leadership role for the 2018 Board of Directors. Additional executive board members include Vice Chairs Shaun Benderson, Lauren Fineman and Eric Kaplan; Secretary Scott Levine; and Treasurer Karin Grablin. The board…

JFCS APA Accreditation

JFCS honored with first-ever American Psychological Association accredited internship program

APA recognition marks second milestone for JFCS in one year, including a perfect score from the National Council of Accreditation SARASOTA, Fla. (January 22, 2018) – As further testimony to JFCS of the Suncoast’s leadership and longstanding commitment to excellence in all facets of its community outreach, education and support services, JFCS was recently honored…

Community Foundation of Sarasota

Charlotte P. Graver Fund & Community Foundation of Sarasota County Award $60,000 grant to JFCS for program and event support

Sarasota, FL (January 2, 2018) – JFCS of the Suncoast was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from the Charlotte P. Graver Fund and Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide support for JFCS community based outreach programs and events. The funds will be used toward ongoing funding needs for JFCS’ seven focal areas, which include outreach…

Season of Sharing

Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $50,000 grant to JFCS to support families in need

Sarasota, FL (December 21, 2017) – As part of its Season of Sharing program and fund distribution, Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded JFCS of the Suncoast $50,000 to support families in need.    The funds will be allocated to provide emergency need support to local families who have special needs and/or extenuating circumstances…

JFCS Cooking Matters Press Release

JFCS honors Cooking Matters Program Graduates

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 29, 2017) – Thanks to a special federal grant and partnership with All Faiths Food Bank, JFCS recently honored seven Health Family program participants who “graduated” from their six-week Cooking Matters program.    This free program gave participants the opportunity to learn how to prepare healthy meals on a budget for the…