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


By Mischa Kirby / October 15, 2019
An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted nearly $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program for Partners for Green Places, a collaborative initiative designed to help Sarasota County nonprofit organizations improve energy and water efficiency to reduce operational costs and reach new milestones in local sustainability.

By Hunter Carpenter / October 1, 2019
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been identified as a national leader among community foundations for overall impact on the community and donor satisfaction according to an independent third-party that evaluates philanthropic funders for effectiveness.

Ed-stravaganza and the Power of Collaboration
By Hunter Carpenter / September 27, 2019
Ed-stravaganza brought together almost 50 representatives from artistic, cultural, and scientific explorations so that teachers K-12 could learn more about in-school and site based experiential learning activities available to them and their students.

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Education Officer
By Hunter Carpenter / September 24, 2019
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has appointed an Education Officer of Community Impact, a new role designed to further develop and enhance the foundation’s support for educational opportunities across the community.

By Hunter Carpenter / September 3, 2019
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Board of Directors recently approved nearly $10 million in grants, with more than $1 million dedicated to supporting access for families to needed services and cultural amenities in honor of the foundation's upcoming 40th Anniversary.

What Makes Sarasota Great: What I Learned About My Hometown Through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County
By Hunter Carpenter / August 16, 2019
As a Communications Intern at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Reagan Seyer rediscovered her hometown's passion for giving and unwavering support for helping families realize their full potential.

The Fun in Summer Learning Academies
By Hunter Carpenter / July 25, 2019
Alisa Mitchell shares her experiences with the hottest ticket in town for young students and their families this summer: Summer Learning Academies.

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Promotes Director of Philanthropy Administration, Appoints Senior Philanthropic Advisor
By Hunter Carpenter / July 23, 2019
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has announced new promotions and hires as it continues to expand roles to further cultivate donor relations and inspire philanthropic giving.

The Power of Summer Learning: Thoughts on My Alta Vista Eagle Academy Experience
By Hunter Carpenter / July 8, 2019
Matt Twargoski, a Sarasota native, shares his experiences at the Alta Vista Eagle Academy and his thoughts on the importance and power of summer learning.

By Hunter Carpenter / July 2, 2019
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has appointed new members and elected new officers to its Board of Directors, which guides, oversees, and cultivates the organization’s strategic planning and operations.

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