March 31, 2021

The Building Blocks of Nonprofit Capacity

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Childhood favorite toys like a box of LEGO® or Lincoln Logs gave many of us our first taste of complex thinking. Between sorting shapes, sizes, and colors, we also had to thi…

October 27, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Date of Next Giving Challenge For Spring 2022

By Press Release,

The 24-hour giving day will be held April 26-27, 2022 and will be the eighth of its kind, providing millions in unrestricted funding to hundreds of area nonprofit organizations SARASOTA, FL &…

October 9, 2020

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center Launches New Website

By Story, SRQ Media,

Today, Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center officially announces the launch of its new website and can be viewed by visiting Funding for the upgrade of th…

October 6, 2020

Local Nonprofits Share Impact of Give 8/28 Accomplishments

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

More than a month has passed since 15 local nonprofit organizations took part in Give 8/28, a national fundraising day for Black-led and Black-serving nonprofits working towards a more equitab…

October 3, 2020

Charting New Shores and Safe Harbors

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

Navigating the COVID-19 era is not so different than earlier moments in our history when we have been called to work together as a society to create purpose in a time of unknowingness. While n…

September 8, 2020

Sarasota-Manatee Black-Led Nonprofits Make National Magic

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

Many significant days in history are remembered because of the great difficulties or tragedies they mark. But how we choose to remember those events is where we can find power and purpose. Aug…

August 20, 2020

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Day Supporting Black Communities, Community Foundation of Sarasota County Initiates Local Support with “Kickstarter” Grants

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – Culminating the month-long celebration of Black Philanthropy Month, several local nonprofit organizations will participate in the third annual Give 8/28, a national charit…

July 20, 2020

End-of-life planning helps bring peace to Tampa Bay seniors during the coronavirus pandemic

By Story, Bailey LeFever,

A St. Petersburg legal aid clinic is getting more funding to help seniors prepare legal documents in the unknown of COVID-19.

July 16, 2020

Harvest House Launches New Website

By Story, Shaelina Holmes,

Thanks to funding provided by the Edward K. Roberts Emerging Needs Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Harvest House partnered with Keith Marcel Consulting to redesign the hig…