February 1, 2020

The Puzzle Pieces of Our Community

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact,

Have you seen the meme online? A photo of an axe and a razor side-by-side along with some clever language about how both cut, but their strengths produce very different results. That’s l…

November 6, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Celebrates 40 Years of Community Impact

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will kick-off its 40th Anniversary on November 6th with a celebration honoring the donors, nonprofit organizations, and local…

November 2, 2019

40 Years of Connecting Community

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Anniversaries are unique moments in a person or organization’s life that inspire reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. Like many joyous celebrations,…

October 1, 2019

Sea Turtles, Safe Shores, and Balancing Decisiveness and Risk

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Usually when I hear someone mention our work at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the metaphor of growing seeds into saplings and cultivating strong roots promptly c…

September 3, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves nearly $10 Million in Grants

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – 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 ac…