Category Archives: SCC News

Free coffee for interested volunteers!

If you can use a computer, add and subtract, you can make a difference! Join SCC for free coffee to explore joining the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) team.   Each year, a team of volunteers help area individuals and … Continue reading

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SCC Graduates 13 from CareerEdge’s Bridges to Careers

13 people spent four weeks learning the specific skills it takes get a job – interviewing, resume building, computer skills, and professionalism. What they gained in the process was confidence, a positive attitude and a new support network. Continue reading

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11 Manatee County Residents Will Graduate from Bridges to Careers Tomorrow

SCC Press Release – March 13, 2013: BRADENTON, FL– Suncoast Community Capital (SCC) will graduate 11 Manatee County residents from its Bridges to Careers workforce-readiness training program on Thursday, March 14. Bradenton City Councilman Harold Byrd and Bradenton Downtown Development … Continue reading

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Suncoast Community Capital To Take Over “Bridges to Careers” Job-Readiness Program

Big news for SCC today! We’re pleased to share with you this press release that CareerEdge Funders Collaborative released today: PRESS RELEASE Media contact: Mireya Eavey, 941.809.7430 SUNCOAST COMMUNITY CAPITAL TO TAKE OVER “BRIDGES TO CAREERS” JOB-READINESS PROGRAM  BRADENTON-SARASOTA, FL … Continue reading

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Bradenton Herald published SCC CEO Mike Kennedy’s op-ed on the Earned Income Tax Credit

The Bradenton Herald published SCC CEO Mike Kennedy’s op-ed promoting the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance on January 20. Check it out!  EITC Awareness Day is January 25.

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Advice from an Obituary to Help You Look on the Bright Side

This was supposed to be a blog about if you should get an MBA, and how to do it. But when I googled “where to get a master’s degree” I came across a headline that mentioned a “hilarious obituary”. Sounds … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Gives Brings the Community Together to Benefit Non-profits

In the spirit of Kickstarter the Gulf Coast of Florida now has its own form of crowdsourced revenue. For those of you who don’t know, Kickstarter is a fundraising website where creatives can post an outline for a project (a … Continue reading

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