August 28, 2023

Hurricane Idalia Update, Suncoast Disaster Recovery Fund


Out of an abundance of caution, our office is currently closed in anticipation of Hurricane Idalia to allow our team members time to prepare. At this time, the Suncoast Disaster Recovery Fun…

August 28, 2023

Give 8/28 Community Mixer Canceled


Digital Giving is Ongoing for Participating Nonprofits SARASOTA, FL – August 28 is Give 8/28, the national digital giving day for Black-led, Black-benefiting nonprofits. While the commu…

April 28, 2023

Celebration of life set for former ambassador who retired to Sarasota

By Blog, Earle Kimel,

To Ronald Gault, his friend – the late Jim Joseph – was a man for all seasons, with an uncanny ability to engage in debate on a broad range of ideas and react to them almost with a…

March 3, 2023

Power Couple: Guided by their faith, David and Adie Rubin are brightening the way for others and themselves with their generosity.

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

Good Hero philanthropic award recipient David Rubin and his wife Adie have deeply impacted our community through thoughtful charitable giving with a focus on uplifting others through education…

December 7, 2022

Plans for nearly $5 Million of Hurricane Ian Recovery Charitable Donations Underway

By Press Release,

The Suncoast Disaster Recovery Fund has identified common funding gaps, best practices to support strategic grantmaking post-crisis. SARASOTA, FL – In the two months since Hurricane Ian&…

November 29, 2022

Important Year-End Giving Dates

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Jay Young,

It's hard to believe the year is almost over, and we're so moved by the outpouring of generosity that has characterized 2022. In a year of many needs, this community has risen to the challenge…

November 9, 2022

Events Season and Donor Advised Funds

By Blog, Jay Young,

Fundraising events are as critical as ever to many local organizations to support their important missions. We are grateful for the generosity and collaboration of many donors in supporting t…

September 13, 2022

Win an Income-Tax Trifecta With Charitable Donations


From The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 2, 2022 by Laura Saunders Death is a certainty, but some taxes actually aren’t when you make charitable bequests using individual retirement account…

June 16, 2022

Masala Giving Circle awards $20,000 in grants to support the African American community in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By Press Release, Story,

SARASOTA - June 29, 2022 Masala Giving Circle has announced the recipients of their 2022 grants. FUNducation, Inc. will receive a grant of $10,000 for their project, “Betty J. Johnson No…