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

  • AFP April Program: Creating a Culture of Fundraising
    Tuesday April 11, 11:30 - 1:00 - Michael's on East
    AFP Members $30, Guests $36
    Join the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Southwest Florida Chapter and Joseph McKenna, President/CEO of the Sarasota Orchestra, for this conversation on creating a culture of fundraising with your Board, staff and volunteers. Great football teams exhibit successful offensive, defensive and special teams play. Non-profit organizations with successful fundraising records cultivate, solicit and steward with discipline, focus and thoughtfulness.  How is your game going? Join us as we explore some different ways to think about your coming season and how to plan for a winning record.   
    Register Here!
  • 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. 
    Register Here!
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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. 

  • 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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