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


By Murray Devine / June 2, 2016
Through the combined efforts of thousands of citizen philanthropists, local foundations, and local media support, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County announced today that more than $2 million was raised to prevent homelessness through the Season of Sharing campaign. These funds will help more than 2,800 families in need to stay in their homes throughout the year.

By Murray Devine / December 2, 2015
More than 500 donations ranging from $5 to $20,000 were received on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Tuesday challenge for the Season of Sharing campaign, raising more than $200,000 together with matching dollars.

By Murray Devine / April 2, 2015
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Herald-Tribune Media Group announce that the annual Season of Sharing campaign has reached the $2 million mark. These funds will help more than 2,800 individuals in need to stay in their homes. The $2 million goal was set in order to match the success of last year’s record new height.

By Murray Devine / March 7, 2014
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is thrilled to announce that the annual Season of Sharing campaign has reached new heights, breaking the $2 million mark. These funds will help more than 2,800 individuals in need to stay in their homes.

By Murray Devine / February 6, 2014
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted $25,000 to All Faiths Food Bank, to be used for purchasing meat and protein items for local families in need. The gift is from the Season of Sharing Fund, an annual philanthropic fund created by the Herald-Tribune Media Group and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, supported by generous private, corporate and foundation donors.

By Murray Devine / October 22, 2013
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County provided an emergency grant of $25,000 from its Season of Sharing Fund to All Faiths Food Bank following a brief refrigeration malfunction. The funds were provided to replenish meat and other frozen food products that had been stored at the Food Bank for distribution to its partner agencies.

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