September 15, 2020

Artificial reefs offer mangrove-like nursery habitat. supported by Community Impact Grant

By Story, Earle Kimel,

The Center of Anna Maria Island has 145 units of the Ocean Habitats-made minireefs either installed or contracted for installation in and around Anna Maria Island – including 28 that wil…

July 30, 2020

Helping With Medical Costs at Satchel's Last Resort

By Story, Satchel's Last Resort,

June had us again thankful to The Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the generous grant awarded from the Animal Welfare Grant program with funding provided by the Helen C. Schwieder F…

June 15, 2020

Nonprofit Organizations Diversify Income Streams with Energy, Water Efficiency Improvements

By Story, Scene Magazine,

Now more than ever nonprofit organizations are having to find creative ways to free up available dollars. A local, cross-sector program is leading the way in advocating for utility upgrades as…

May 16, 2020

Animal Welfare League keeps up with the big dogs

By Story, Liz Hardaway,

Anybody could be a philanthropist, even during a pandemic. And the Giving Challenge, an annual fundraiser that took place April 28-29, allowed 58,947 anybodies to show their philanthropic side…

December 4, 2019

Showing Community Care

By Story, Hunter Carpenter,

Each of us cares for our community in a unique way. For donors working with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, it means being a resource during challenging times, with a mindset to l…

October 16, 2019

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program through which nonprofit organizations will be able to apply fo…

October 15, 2019

Anonymous Donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County enhances Partners for Green Places with $200,000 Pilot Solar Investment Program

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted nearly $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program for a collaborative initiative des…