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…

February 17, 2022

Beloved Philanthropist, Jean Weiller, Continues Her Legacy With A Recent Gift Of $1 Million To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Sarasota And DeSoto Counties

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County,

She has been a volunteer, a teacher, an advocate, and a leader. Her name is Jean Weiller, and her legacy is one of philanthropy and service. In 2021, Jean once again proved just how limitless…

February 13, 2022

Season of Sharing raises a record $4.4 million from local donors for neighbors in need

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Saundra Amrhein,

On the heels of a deadly pandemic, amid a historic housing crisis that has devastated thousands of local families – area residents stepped up like never before to help their neighbors by…

January 19, 2022

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 14.38 Acres in Manatee County

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has announced the permanent protection of14.38 acres in Manatee County. This newly protected land is located between Manatee County’s Braden…