August 6, 2020

Venice Art Center | Youth Art Contest Continues

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

The Venice Art Center named the fifth winner of the weekly South County Student Online Exhibit and Contest. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is assisting with the contest.

July 25, 2020

The Venice Art Center | Youth Art Contest

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

The 12 weeks of competition continue for students between the ages of 15-20 who live in Venice, Osprey, Nokomis or North Port. The weekly winners receive $50. The overall winner will receive $…

June 2, 2020

Forward Thinking at the Crossroads of Crisis

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: From hurricanes and earthquakes, and now pandemics and civil unrest across our country, crises have often been viewed as a rare, if not fully welcomed opportunity for…

May 14, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as evolving short-term and longer-term community care initiatives SARASOTA, F…

December 18, 2019

Building the Community We All Want To Live In

By Story, Hunter Carpenter,

Belonging and Culture is about building the community we all want to live in by ensuring every one of us feels like we can belong and thrive.

November 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Grants in Support of Placemaking, LGBTQ+ Initiatives, Cultural Development & the Arts

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has issued several grants to local nonprofits to enhance programs that support placemaking, LGBTQ+ initiatives, and cultural de…

October 11, 2019

Sara Brunow Named Asolo Rep Education and Engagement Director

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

Brunow’s position is sponsored by the Muriel O’Neil Fund for the Performing Arts of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

October 11, 2019

$1 million committed to Sarasota's The Bay

By Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

With the help of an anonymous donor, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is committing $1 million to The Bay Park Conservancy for construction of The Bay project’s initial 10-acre phase.

October 1, 2019

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has been awarded $25,000 in support of its endowment through a challenge match from The Lee Wetherington Foundation of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

By Story, Sharon Kunkel,

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe meets matching challenge from The Lee Wetherington Foundation of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.