July 23, 2021

Building a More Equitable Sarasota With Philanthropy & Mentoring

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Tom and Carol Beeler believe to invest in a more equitable community means more than just making charitable gifts. It means getting involved in the lives of young people who otherwise may stru…

July 1, 2021

The Conversation Starts Locally

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Homegrown ideas have a way of catching on far beyond their initial geographies. Consider our region for a moment. Two of the top three selling master planned communities in the nation are he…

June 29, 2021

A Marathon, not a Sprint

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Ranata Reeder,

The words diversity, equity, and inclusion have the power to emit a range of emotions. Context, personal background, and field of experience are all factors that influence the lens in which we…

June 14, 2021

A Library Collection That Reflects Everyone

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Library Foundation for Sarasota County,

Editor's Note: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is pleased to help share stories of the important work undertaken by our nonprofit grantees. Sharing stories of impact helps the comm…

June 8, 2021

The Hermitage Greenfield Prize: Artists, Impact, and Legacy

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Hermitage Artist Retreat,

Editor's Note: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is pleased to help share stories of the important work undertaken by our nonprofit grantees. Sharing stories of impact helps the comm…

June 1, 2021

Early Learning, Parent Pathways, and Investing in the Whole Family

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Do you remember the name of your first teacher? My first two were named Edie and Blake, or as my siblings and I called them, Mom and Dad. Some of us may have first had a grand…

May 19, 2021

Enriching Decision-Making Through Voice, Vision, and Life Experience

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

At the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, our motto “Be the One” reflects a heartfelt philosophy that anyone can give back and enrich the community they call home. It’s…

May 13, 2021

2021 Charitable Incentives under the CARES Act

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

In 2020, the CARES Act was passed to provide relief to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it created new charitable incentives to encourage…

May 6, 2021

Small Community, Big Heart

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Jay Young,

While meeting with a wonderful couple who have partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for many years, one donor mentioned that as I get to know Sarasota County, I will find…