December 15, 2021

Van Wezel Foundation Awarded Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story, Scene Magazine,

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 S…

November 5, 2021

Asolo Rep Announces New Muriel O'Neil American Heritage Series

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Scene Magazine,

Asolo Repertory Theatre announces a new series to commission three plays by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) playwrights and directors over the next three years. The Muriel O&rsq…

October 28, 2021

USF Center for PAInT receives funding to promote diversity, equity and inclusion

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee,

For the second consecutive year, the University of South Florida Foundation has received $30,000 in separate donations to support educational programming that combines creative learning and cl…

October 6, 2021

Ringling College Awarded Grants to Support Community, Diversity and Inclusion

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

The award of two grants totaling $25,000 from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County was recently given to support the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) at Ringling College of Art…

June 8, 2021

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize: Artists, Impact, and Legacy

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Hermitage Artist Retreat,

Editor's Note: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is pleased to help share stories of the important work undertaken by our nonprofit grantees. Sharing stories of impact helps the comm…

April 6, 2021

Community Voices: Arts & Healing

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Editor’s Note: This article was inspired by the insights shared during a Spring 2021 session of “Community Voices,” a series of virtual panel discussions that was created by…

April 6, 2021

Robots, Collections, and Healing Connections at The Ringling

By Blog, Laura Steefel-Moore,

Laura Steefel-Moore is Head of Educational Programs at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The newest tour guide at The Ringling weighs only 18 pounds and is made of metal, 3-D printed…

April 3, 2021

An Artful Approach to Community Healing

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

What defines an artistic masterpiece? Some point to technique, others admiration. While the beauty of a piece will always remain in the eye of the beholder, a year of instability across all st…

February 26, 2021

Carole Crosby: Philanthropic Passion in the Peforming Arts

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sylvia Whitman,

As you might expect from the president of the Asolo Repertory Theatre board of directors, Carole Crosby cares deeply about arts and culture. It’s “what makes me tick,” she sa…