June 5, 2023

UnidosNow celebrates students' academic successes at Future Leaders Academies graduation

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Su Byron,

More than 50 students in UnidosNow’s Future Leaders Academies program were acknowledged for their academic successes during a ceremony on May 25 at Harvest House’s Life Enrichment…

May 5, 2023

Harvest House awarded $120,000 grant to support '2Gen' programs

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact,

Harvest House has received a $120,000, three-year grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide classroom equipment for the organization's Life Enrichment Campus and to sup…

April 6, 2023

Learning Together: Community Foundation's 2Gen Philosophy for Parents & Students

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, Scene Magazine,

When Sarasota resident Keely Ramsdell first considered going back to school as a single mom, it felt like an impossible dream. At the time, she was working a 50-hour a week job while caring fo…

February 24, 2023

SNAC increases scholarships to strengthen Suncoast's nursing workforce

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Bolstered by a $50,000 grant from the Bishop Parker Foundation and continued support from area foundations, the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition is increasing the number of nursing education…

December 13, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $180,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations

By Press Release, Blog, Rebecca Abrahamson,

Funding supports wide spectrum of needs across the area SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded 12 nonprofit organizations grants totaling nearly $180,000…

September 6, 2022

Dialing in a New Frequency

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

When I meet someone new, I always ask what drew them here or what connects them to this community. Expected answers like “family” and “the weather” come up often but ro…

August 25, 2022

Diversity in Arts Leadership interns complete inaugural program

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

Internships Americans for the Arts, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Cross College Alliance (CCA) recently announced the successful completion of the Diversity in Arts Leade…

August 2, 2022

Boys and Girls Club Teens Enjoy College Visits

By Blog, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

This past summer, 47 area teens who attend The Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota and Desoto Counties embarked on a three-day whirlwind tour that allowed them to visit six Florida colleges, lea…

August 1, 2022

Sarasota's summer learning programs critical amid major crises in learning and housing

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact,

by Saundra Amrhein Sarasota parent Zac Cox turned to the great outdoors for a classroom when the pandemic forced the closure of schools. His two small kids – cut off from friends and wre…