Workshops & Training


The Community Foundation of Sarasota County offers monthly workshops and training to help nonprofit board and staff members become more effective in their roles.

Almost all sessions are offered at no cost. Sessions are available only to organizations with updated profiles in The Giving Partner.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Storytelling with Media - Meet the Media (Central West Coast Florida Public Relations Association)
    Thursday March 9, 8:30 – 11:00 AM
    Meet representatives from the media and learn about storytelling through print, television, and radio. 
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  • Storytelling with Grant Writing - Grant Writing 101 (Evan Jones, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation)
    Wednesday May 3, 9:00 - 12:00
    Learn about the basics of storytelling in your grant writing with Evan Jones of the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation. 
    Registration link coming soon...
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Manatee Community Foundation

Our friends at Manatee Community Foundation also offer a great selection of workshops throughout the year. Click here to see a full calendar of events at MCF. 

  • Grant Writing 201 Featuring Rhonda Peters
    Wednesday March 8, 9:00 – 11:00 AM
    Join Rhonda Peters for a grant writing workshop at  MCF. 
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  • Fundraising, Your Executive Director, and Your Board
    Thursday March 9, 8:30 – 10:00 AM
    Join Robyn Faucy for a talk about the roles of the executive director and the board in fundraising. 
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  • Government & Nonprofits Together: Manatee County Update
    Thursday April 13, 8:30 – 10:00 AM
    Join Karen Windon as she discusses the work of the Manatee County government and what nonprofits need to know. 
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Community Foundation of Sarasota County

2635 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota FL 34237
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