September 1, 2021

“Learning is Action”

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: All of us have a list of things that changed in our lives in 2020. Many of us made lists of things to “return” to in 2021 – visiting friends and relatives, tra…

August 20, 2021

Beyond Black Philanthropy Month - A Challenge to Our Community

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Dr. Caryl Sheffield,

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), observed every August, “is a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving.” The core aims of BPM are “informing…

August 2, 2021

Soundbites from El Corazón

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Mischa Kirby, Hunter Carpenter,

Long before the invention of keystrokes, written script and the type press, storytelling was tied to oral traditions. Human stories are best told through voice and the words, tones, and emotio…

July 1, 2021

The Conversation Starts Locally

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Homegrown ideas have a way of catching on far beyond their initial geographies. Consider our region for a moment. Two of the top three selling master planned communities in the nation are he…

June 7, 2021

Sharing Time in Service of Others

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

There’s an idiom in business that what you measure matters. In philanthropy, there are many measurements – outcomes, lives changed, program results, financial management and years…

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…