May 9, 2022

Nashville housing model might help thousands in Sarasota-Manatee

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

Amid skyrocketing rents and surging calls for help, local housing advocates are pursuing an innovative Nashville model for increasing housing access that could potentially assist thousands of…

April 15, 2022

First Family Moves In at Family Promise of South Sarasota County

By Story,

Family Promise of South Sarasota County recently received a $25,100 donation toward the capital campaign to purchase 10 cottages for its Pathways Home transitional housing project. The funds f…

May 12, 2021

SPARCC Awarded $30,000 Equity and Access Grant for Emergency Shelter

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

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) a generous grant to support the SPARCC Emergency Shelter. The SPARCC Emergency Shelter serves as…

May 2, 2021

One year after COVID, our nonprofits remain strong

By Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Editor's Note: This piece was co-authored by Susie Bowie, Carol Butera, Teri A. Hansen, Debra Jacobs, Roxie Jerde, Ashley Maher, and Mark Pritchett. Why have our communities remained so resili…

January 5, 2021

Masala Giving Circle gives toys, books to Newtown community

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Tempo News,

On December 19, 2020, The Masala Giving Circle partnered with Dollar Dynasty, Inc. to distribute toys, books, school supplies and other needed items to children in the Newtown community. Masa…

September 28, 2020

Mothers Helping Mothers receives $10,000 grant for new cribs

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Alejandro Romero,

Mothers Helping Mothers has been awarded a $10,000 Community Impact Grant to purchase cribs for families in need as part of the MHM COVID-19 Emergency Order project.

August 12, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County & Herald Tribune Media Group Establish Journalism Partnership

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

A dedicated journalist will cover nonprofit and community response efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. SARASOTA, FL – Building upon the 20-year partnership of “Season of Sha…

August 5, 2020

Philanthropists Offer Matching Opportunity for COVID-19 Hunger Relief

By Story, All Faiths Food Bank,

In response to a significant increase in need due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, a $500,000 match has been provided from the Joe and Mary Kay Henson Family Fund. An anonymous dono…

July 30, 2020

Riding Toward Ambiguous Finish Lines

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Normally, at this time of year I would be writing to you about how was I inspired by caring Iowans during my annual cycling trip across Iowa, RAGBRAI, Des Moines Register's Ann…