March 11, 2020

Be The One During These Uncertain Times

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Hunter Carpenter,

The changes taking place in our community are happening rapidly and can feel overwhelming, leaving many wondering how we can help. As the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, we exist firs…

March 2, 2020

Legacy Lunch 2020: Celebrating Our Collective Impact

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Kim Micalizzi,

Our Legacy Luncheon began in 1993 under the leadership and direction of longtime Community Foundation of Sarasota County CEO Stewart Stearns to formally celebrate the philanthropic spirit of o…

February 18, 2020

Carl Caruso's Gambit: Nurturing Good Decision Makers Through Early Childhood Education - And Games of Chess

By Story, Homepage Spotlight Item, Sylvia Whitman,

Retiree Carl Caruso usually keeps his philanthropy on the down-low, but he’s realized that to scale up, he has to speak up. After all, it was reporting about Orlando hotelier Harris Rose…

November 6, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Celebrates 40 Years of Community Impact

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will kick-off its 40th Anniversary on November 6th with a celebration honoring the donors, nonprofit organizations, and local…

November 2, 2019

40 Years of Connecting Community

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Anniversaries are unique moments in a person or organization’s life that inspire reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. Like many joyous celebrations,…

October 15, 2019

Anonymous Donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County enhances Partners for Green Places with $200,000 Pilot Solar Investment Program

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted nearly $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program for a collaborative initiative des…

October 5, 2019

In Tune with the Heartbeat of Sarasota

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Anniversaries are unique moments in an individual or organization’s life, pauses that encourage personal reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. This y…

October 1, 2019

Sea Turtles, Safe Shores, and Balancing Decisiveness and Risk

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Usually when I hear someone mention our work at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the metaphor of growing seeds into saplings and cultivating strong roots promptly c…

September 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Commits $1 Million to The Bay Park Conservancy

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, in partnership with an anonymous donor, has committed $1 million to The Bay Park Conservancy to support construction of The Ba…