August 5, 2020

Philanthropists Offer Matching Opportunity for COVID-19 Hunger Relief

By Story, All Faiths Food Bank,

In response to a significant increase in need due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, a $500,000 match has been provided from the Joe and Mary Kay Henson Family Fund. An anonymous dono…

June 2, 2020

Forward Thinking at the Crossroads of Crisis

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: From hurricanes and earthquakes, and now pandemics and civil unrest across our country, crises have often been viewed as a rare, if not fully welcomed opportunity for…

June 1, 2020

Virtually Unstoppable

By Story, Brittany Mattie,

The Giving Challenge faced its own challenge this year - falling right in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Spoiler alert: The community proved unphased and unstoppable.

May 5, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Raises $18.4 Million to Support Nearly 700 Nonprofit Organizations

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs SARASOTA, FL – Within 24 hou…

May 2, 2020

Inspiring Hope and Generosity Through the 2020 Giving Challenge

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

Overcoming the uncertainty of our times, the 2020 Giving Challenge returned from noon to noon, April 28 and 29, to inspire a remarkable outpouring of support from donors across our region, sta…

April 29, 2020

2020 Giving Partner Challenge raises jaw-dropping $18M

By Story, Carlos R. Munoz,

The 2020 Giving Partner Challenge outshined all expectations as Southwest Florida community members witnessing a need for humanitarian services raised a jaw-dropping $18 million during a 24-ho…

April 21, 2020

The Giving Challenge 2020: Doubling Down on Generosity

By Story, Ryan Van Cleave,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Challenge is the most exciting 24 hours in philanthropy, and it’s happening again on April 28 – 29 from noon to noon with…

April 15, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Legislation: For Individuals, Employees, Donors

By Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The United States Congress passed the Families First Response Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to respond to the economic ramifi…

March 11, 2020

Be The One During These Uncertain Times

By Story, 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…