October 4, 2021

Beyond Surviving: How We Flourish

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

During the 11 years I worked at Hallmark Cards, I often found myself at the intersection of incredibly creative thinkers and astute conventional professionals. The constant tug and pull betwee…

September 28, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Host Virtual Community Voices Discussion on Connecting People and Ideas

By Press Release,

The October conversation will bring together three nonprofit leaders who are centering diverse perspectives and thoughts to enrich our region. SARASOTA, FL – On Tuesday, October 5, 9:0…

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 31, 2021

Local Black-Led, Black-Serving Nonprofit Organizations Raise More than $20,000 during Give 8/28 National Giving Day

By Press Release,

Six organizations were recognized within the top 25 fundraisers out of more than 300 causes nationwide. SARASOTA, FL – During the fourth annual Give 8/28 national giving day on August 28…

August 31, 2021

Local Black-Led Nonprofits Raised More Than $20,000 During ‘Give 8/28'

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

During the fourth annual “Give 8/28” national giving day on Aug. 28, 15 local Black-led and Black-serving nonprofit organizations raised more than $20,000 from nearly 200 donors in…

August 24, 2021

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Giving Day to Build a More Equitable Community

By Press Release,

Grant support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will help organizations kickstart their campaigns. SARASOTA, FL – To culminate the month-long celebration of Black Philant…

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…

July 16, 2021

Manatee Literacy Council Awarded Equity and Access Grant

By Story, Manatee Literacy Council,

Therese Prather joins the Manatee Literacy Council as Program Coordinator, courtesy of the John and Dorothy Brennan Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Therese has…

June 29, 2021

A Marathon, not a Sprint

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Ranata Reeder,

The words diversity, equity, and inclusion have the power to emit a range of emotions. Context, personal background, and field of experience are all factors that influence the lens in which we…