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…

June 30, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors Issue $867,400+ in Grants Supporting Animal Welfare, Health Care, School Readiness, and Summer Education

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Funds provide support to strengthen nonprofit capacity and address evolving community needs in wake of COVID-19 pandemic Pictured Above: A student participates in the Great Futures Academy at…

June 22, 2020

Tidewell receives $75,000 grant to support COVID-19 pandemic response

By Story, Tidewell Hospice,

Tidewell Hospice has received a $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support Tidewell’s COVID-19 response.

June 2, 2020

Forward Thinking at the Crossroads of Crisis

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: From hurricanes and earthquakes, and now pandemics and civil unrest across our country, crises have often been viewed as a rare, if not fully welcomed opportunity for…

May 14, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as evolving short-term and longer-term community care initiatives SARASOTA, F…

March 18, 2020

Sarasota organizations to feed families amid school closures

By Story, Whitney Elfstrom,

Sarasota's safety net for feeding children over the summer break from school is scheduled to begin distributing food Monday as area schools head into an extended spring break because of the co…

March 18, 2020

Sarasota County Schools Will Provide Drive-Thru Meal Services for Students

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

Meals will be offered at five local schools every week until schools re-open.

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…

November 27, 2019

All Faiths Food Bank Distributes 8,500 Turkeys This Thanksgiving

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

All Faiths Food Bank is providing more than 8,500 frozen turkeys and side dishes through its programs and partner agencies this holiday season. Supported in part by a grant from the Kathleen K…