August 7, 2023

Propel to Excel

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

For more than a dozen years now, I’ve called Sarasota County home. While I may have lived a longer span of time elsewhere, I feel at home here because of both my love for the location, a…

April 15, 2022

Newtown Connection Awarded $30,000 Grant

By Story,

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support equity and access.

February 16, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Brings Businesses Two Ways to Be Part of the 2022 Giving Challenge

By Press Release,

Businesses have two easy options to choose from to demonstrate their corporate values and community commitments this spring. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is…

January 31, 2022

Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library Receives Capacity Building Grant

By Story, North Port Sun,

The Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library knew its logo and website needed to be updated — noting that in 2021. The website, had not evolved, it said in a rece…

December 28, 2021

Sarasota residents will soon have a quality of life digital dashboard

By Story, WUSF Public Media, Susan Giles Wantuck,

Using massive amounts of anonymous public data, New College's Applied Data Science students are working with Community Foundation of Sarasota County to build a tool to help decision-makers fin…

December 9, 2021

In Times of Change

By Blog, 2020 Giving Challenge Impact Testimonial, Galatians 6:2 dba Hope 4 Communities,

The 2020 Giving Challenge came at a crucial time for Hope 4 Communities. In a time of change amidst the unknown, the Giving Challenge gave us and our partner churches the capacity to continuin…

December 1, 2021

Community Foundation Awards Grant to Truly Valued

By Story, Scene Magazine,

Truly Valued is the grateful recipient of a grant from the Sheldon L. German Fund and Edward K. Roberts Emerging Needs Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. This investment will…

October 27, 2021

Sarasota Audubon Awarded Grant to Support COVID Retrofit of Nature Center

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

Thanks to a $3,700 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, visitors to the Celery Fields will soon be able to stop in at the Sarasota Audubon Nature Center for information on t…

October 25, 2021

Transition Sarasota Awarded Grant from the Community Foundation

By Story, Scene Magazine,

Transition Sarasota is a non-profit organization, of the greater Transition US movement, committed to developing community-driven solutions for our local food system. Our vision is a sustainab…