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News, Updates, and Future Developments of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.


By Murray Devine / March 20, 2014
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County granted $5,000 from the Libby Yungblut Field of Interest Charitable Fund to WEDU PBS. The grant funds will support expanded outreach efforts of WEDU’s "American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen" initiative, which includes a campaign to create public awareness and help find solutions to the school drop-out crisis in West Central Florida.

By Murray Devine / March 13, 2014
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was recently announced as a member of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using two-generation approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. The Community Foundation is one of the initial 58 organizations, selected from 24 states and the District of Columbia, that represent the leading edge of a national movement around two-generation approaches.

By Murray Devine / July 17, 2013
Booker High School will host an Etiquette Fine Dining Event to conclude its 2013 Summer Athletic Academic Enrichment and Life Skills Program at 2 p.m. on July 18 at Michael’s on East (1212 East Avenue S., Sarasota). The event will highlight the program’s focus on sportsmanship, nutrition, healthy eating, and fine dining etiquette.

By Murray Devine / June 17, 2013
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has partnered with donors and other nonprofits to provide educational opportunities and potential for future economic stability to the children and families of the Alta Vista community.

By Murray Devine / May 23, 2013
Nearly 250 graduating high school seniors from Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties received scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County this spring, totaling $481,950 in funding.

By Murray Devine / May 22, 2013
Fifteen high school seniors from area public schools who took part in The Ringling College Library Association (RCLA) Town Hall Lecture Series were selected to receive college scholarships from the Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf Town Hall Scholarship Fund and the Dorothy B. Templeton Scholarship Fund.

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