June 4, 2020

Standing in Solidarity, Leading with Empathy

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Nelle S. Miller,

Editor's Note: Nelle S. Miller is Board Chair, Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Roxie Jerde is President and CEO, Community Foundation of Sarasota County. As we watch our nation grappl…

March 10, 2020

The Abundance of Diversity

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Think back to your high school economics course. Amidst the swirl of supply and demand curves, graphs, and calculations, you may remember your teacher talking about the fixed pie analogy. In e…

February 24, 2020

Breaking Barriers and Embracing Diversity at National History Day

By Blog, Nicole Light, Homepage - Blog,

A seventh- grade student sits next to a laptop at the end of a long conference table located inside the front office at Sarasota Middle School. At the other end sit four judges waiting for thi…

February 24, 2020

“Unity Award” Winners Honored with Grants from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support their Nonprofit Passions

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SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 10th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…

March 4, 2019

Uniting Our Community, Every Day

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends: This past month, our community, like many others across the country, came together to celebrate equality and inclusion as part of Black History Month. At events hosted throughout…