July 23, 2021

Building a More Equitable Sarasota With Philanthropy & Mentoring

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Tom and Carol Beeler believe to invest in a more equitable community means more than just making charitable gifts. It means getting involved in the lives of young people who otherwise may stru…

March 10, 2021

Jo Bowen Nobbe: Equal Opportunity & Access to Education

By Story, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Editor's Note: As charitable giving continues to define our region’s growth and spirit, we will be sharing stories of our remarkable donors, past and present, who have entrusted us with…

March 8, 2021

For the Betterment of LGBTQ+ Youth: The McCauley-Brown Fund

By Blog, Story, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Editor's Note: As charitable giving continues to define our region’s growth and spirit, we will be sharing stories of our remarkable donors, past and present, who have entrusted us with…

March 8, 2021

Education & Empowerment: The Vision of Edward K. Roberts

By Story, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Editor's Note: As charitable giving continues to define our region’s growth and spirit, we will be sharing stories of our remarkable donors, past and present, who have entrusted us with…

March 6, 2021

Personal Touch to Family-Based Philanthropy | Lee Wetherington Foundation

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

In this time when connection means everything, a personal touch is always appreciated. We’ve all experienced it, the glow of a smile when a handwritten thank you note arrives in the mail…

February 26, 2021

Carole Crosby: Philanthropic Passion in the Peforming Arts

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sylvia Whitman,

As you might expect from the president of the Asolo Repertory Theatre board of directors, Carole Crosby cares deeply about arts and culture. It’s “what makes me tick,” she sa…

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…

December 13, 2020

Carol McCloud's Bucket "Fillosophy" To Giving

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Carol McCloud learned at an early age from the vinyl-lined booth of a diner about the power of giving. Whenever young Carol would visit her Uncle Frank in Chicago, they would go out to eat at…

November 30, 2020

One Good Thing Leads to Another | Legacy of Muriel O'Neil

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

How a legacy founded on sisterly love helped inspire an artful "digital neighborhood." This story of the domino effect of philanthropy begins with a tale of two sisters, Muriel and Gertrude.…