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Season of Sharing

Helping individuals and families who are on the verge of homelessness to stay in their homes.

Two-Generation Approach

Helping struggling families move beyond poverty by addressing the needs of and opportunities for parents and children together.

Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Promoting school readiness, combating summer learning loss and preventing chronic absence.

The Giving Partner

Helping donors make more informed decisions about giving based on in-depth information provided by local nonprofits.

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For almost 40 years, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has matched donors to the right causes, creating lasting impact. You can be the one to make a difference.

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Making a Difference One Life at a Time

Making a Difference One Life at a Time ›

When Bill and Betsy Roe sold their tech-industry manufacturing company and left Minneapolis to live in Florida full-time, Betsy said, “Billy, we have been so blessed in our own lives, I don’t want our lives to be purely about recreation.” Not that there’s anything wrong with recreational activities, she explains, but rather they both felt a profound need to be actively giving back, making their new community a better place. To that end, they found the perfect partner in the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

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