February 23, 2021

“Unity Award” Winners Receive Honorariums from Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support Nonprofit Causes, Promote Equality, Diversity, Inclusion

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 11th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…

January 14, 2021

Embracing Our Differences receives support for EdExploreSRQ initiatives

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Su Byron,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Embracing Our Differences a $31,488 grant, which will help fund the cost of EOD’s 2020-2021 EdExploreSRQ initiatives, includi…

January 8, 2021

Project Pride SRQ Unites Community with The Brunch Show

By Story, Watermark,

Project Pride SRQ ’s first year as a nonprofit was unique. The organization officially launched in 2020 to unite Sarasota’s LGBTQ community with its allies, seeking to celebrate in…

January 1, 2021

Completing the Circle

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Most of us crave clean-cut beginning and end points throughout life. Traditions guide us, or at least mark stages in our lives, helping us reflect on who we were, who we are, and…

November 29, 2020

Sarasota Giving: Unstoppable Amid a Pandemic

By Story, Scene Magazine,

“During the pandemic, we’ve seen people learn a lot about themselves,” says Roxie Jerde, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, which has matched d…

October 16, 2020

Mi Voto, Mi Futuro: Let's Make our Voices Heard

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Bella Macias, Leilani Monterde,

Bella Macias (right) and Leilani Monterde (left) are Student Ambassadors participating in Mi Voto, Mi Futuro, a campaign launched by UnidosNow to support and encourage the Latinx community, es…

September 22, 2020

Temple Beth Israel of Longboat Key Awarded $55,000 Multi-Year Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County in Memory of Local Philanthropist to Encourage Scholarship and Connection

By Press Release,

Funding from the Charlotte P. Graver Fund will support a scholar in residence for six years and provide virtual learning opportunities to connect community. SARASOTA, FL – Temple Beth I…

June 4, 2020

Standing in Solidarity, Leading with Empathy

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Nelle S. Miller,

Editor's Note: Nelle S. Miller is Board Chair, Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Roxie Jerde is President and CEO, Community Foundation of Sarasota County. As we watch our nation grappl…

May 19, 2020

Our Toolbox of Emotions: Storytelling and Social Change at frank2020

By Blog, Hunter Carpenter,

Familiar with the saying: “The pen is mightier than the sword?” While there is no denying a sword is shaper than even the fanciest ballpoint pen, the same can be said about power o…