January 14, 2021

Teen Court receives Equity & Access Grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Teen Court of Sarasota,

With the support of the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo Bowen Nobbe Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Teen Court of Sarasota received a $25,000 grant to provide youth a second chan…

December 13, 2020

Carol McCloud's Bucket "Fillosophy" To Giving

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Carol McCloud learned at an early age from the vinyl-lined booth of a diner about the power of giving. Whenever young Carol would visit her Uncle Frank in Chicago, they would go out to eat at…

October 9, 2020

Riverview IB's Excellence & Equity E2 Initiative

By Story,

The mission of the E2 Initiative seeks to promote the inclusion and success of underrepresented students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) and International Baccalaurea…

August 6, 2020

Great Futures Academy: Restoring a Sense of Safety through Education

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

Editor’s Note: Dawn Page is the Vice President of Operations at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County For 50 years and through thick and thin, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota…

August 1, 2020

Celebrating Students with a Virtual Toss of the Cap

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

For our community’s teachers, students and families, it’s been a long, tumultuous summer. As conversations about reopening schools become increasingly complex, the usual back-to-sc…

July 29, 2020

The Changing Landscape of Education: Adapting and Innovating During a Crisis

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

The challenges facing our education sector are revealing. From overcoming technology barriers to fulfilling the basic needs of our families, the students, parents, teachers, and providers with…

July 23, 2020

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Celebrated as National Pacesetter for Sixth Consecutive Year

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Patterson Foundation,

As a driving force of innovation, impact, and improvement in its work to support early school success, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has received multiple Pacesetter Honors fro…

July 22, 2020

Women's Resource Center | Project UpLift, 2Gen Program

By Story, Women's Resource Center,

Supporting Project UpLift at the Women's Resource Center through its 2Gen program in Sarasota County. This is a wonderful partnership with several Title I elementary schools in Sarasota County…

July 14, 2020

Sarasota police take part in Books and Badges literacy event

By Story, Genevieve Judge,

The Sarasota Housing Authority partnered with the Sarasota Police Department once again for the annual Books and Badges Literacy Event. Books and Badges was held on July 8 to coincide with Nat…