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…

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 23, 2020

Community raises more than $2.5 million for Season of Sharing

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Angie DiMichele,

At the campaign's halfway mark, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Season of Sharing campaign has now received more than $2.5 million in donations from the community and local found…

December 23, 2020

Community Generosity, Local Foundations Elevate “Season of Sharing” to more than $2.1 Million

By Press Release,

With four matching gifts already contributed by The Patterson Foundation, gifts made now will help fellow neighbors through New Year. SARASOTA, FL – In a holiday season marked by heighte…

December 18, 2020

Sharing the Warmth of the Season by Putting Food on the Table

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, All Faiths Food Bank,

For decades, All Faiths Food Bank has brightened the holidays for people who are struggling to put food on the table. This year, with the need significantly increased due to the coronavirus pa…