December 20, 2021

Florida Studio Theatre Awarded $200,000 from Jack and Priscilla Schlegel to Unite Community, Education, and Engaged Citizenship through Entertainment

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has received a generous, year-end gift totaling more than $200,000 from local philanthropists Jack and Priscilla Schlegel to celebrate how loc…

November 23, 2021

The Ringling Receives Strategic Partnership Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

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

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to announce that they have received a Strategic Partnership Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The generous gift of $4…

November 19, 2021

Hermitage Artist Retreat receives $50,000 Strategic Partnership Grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Venice Gondolier,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded the Hermitage Artist Retreat a $50,000 Strategic Partnership Grant to support its nationally renowned artist residency program. For t…

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 13, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awarded Strategic Partnership Grant

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

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe was recently awarded a grant of $30,000 from the John J. Clopine Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. These funds will support WBTT’s upcom…

July 23, 2021

Building a More Equitable Sarasota With Philanthropy & Mentoring

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Tom and Carol Beeler believe to invest in a more equitable community means more than just making charitable gifts. It means getting involved in the lives of young people who otherwise may stru…

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…