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


By Murray Devine / December 26, 2013
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) a $4,000 grant to assist in the purchase software that will enable the organization to implement a new donor management system.

By Murray Devine / December 26, 2013
The Players Theatre received a Special Project Grant of $3,645 from the Thomas and Lola Seligman Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The Players will use the grant to purchase and install a large lumen projector system. The new projector will replace an existing projector that suddenly stopped working and could not be repaired.

By Murray Devine / December 18, 2013
The Venice Fire Department just received new equipment, thanks to grants from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

By Murray Devine / December 7, 2013
The Women Giving Together Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has made its first grant to Second Chance, Last Opportunity (SCLO), a community-based 501(c)(3) grassroots organization that has been offering life management skills classes to at-risk teens and their low income and/or homeless families since 1995.

By Murray Devine / December 7, 2013
In November, members of the Athena Progressive Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County presented a check for $10,000 to Jewish Family & Children's Service to support its Operation Military Assistance Program (OMAP) for female veterans and their families.

By Murray Devine / December 7, 2013
Roxie Jerde, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF). Her term runs through 2015.

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