Giving Challenge: Help Little Bird Key
What: The Giving Challenge.
Why: Help pay for Little Bird Key.
Notable: Corporate ambassadors for the Manatee Community Foundation can direct challenge grants of $2,500 or $1,000 to charities of their choice, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Notable, too: Mosaic has directed $2,500 to the Audubon Society of Manatee County. To qualify for the grant, each nonprofit must raise funds to match it.
To participate in the 2015 Giving Challenge: Go to givingpartnerchallenge.org during the 24 hours beginning at noon Sept. 1.