December 15, 2021
Van Wezel Foundation Awarded Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Categories: Arts, EMPOWERMENT AND SUCCESS: Student Enrichment, Grants, Nonprofits, Community Impact Grants,
The Van Wezel Foundation (Foundation) announced that it was awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Funding through the grant for expanding Social Emotional Learning into communities of need is provided in part by the John and Tana Sandefur Foundation of the Community Foundation.
“Participation in the arts fosters collaboration, empathy, and critical thinking,”said Foundation CEO Cheryl Mendelson. “This generous grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is a critical investment in arts-based learning that will lead to profound positive impacts for our youngest learners and their families.”