September 13, 2021

Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy - Strauss Literacy Initiative

By Photo Gallery, Daniel Perales,

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 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…

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…

May 13, 2021

2021 Charitable Incentives under the CARES Act

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

In 2020, the CARES Act was passed to provide relief to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it created new charitable incentives to encourage…

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…

March 5, 2021

Lee Wetherington Foundation Surpasses $2 Million in Grants Supporting Local Nonprofit Causes

By Press Release,

Knowledge and support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County help guide Wetherington’s charitable investments. SARASOTA, FL – Nearly two decades since its inception, the…

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…

February 8, 2021

“Season of Sharing” Reaches More than $3.7 Million in Donations throughout 21st Annual Campaign

By Press Release,

Since March 2020, the community-wide campaign has raised more than $6.5 million to provide stability for the community’s most vulnerable. SARASOTA, FL – Three months of unparallele…