February 10, 2021

World of Chucko Receives Grant for Humor for Health Program

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

World of Chucko, Inc., announces that a new “Humor for Healthy Aging” program will be launched in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Using music and mirth, memories and magic, Chuck a…

January 28, 2021

Forty Carrots Receives Grant to Help Fund Program for Incarcerated Parents

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has approved a $19,039 Equity and Access grant to Forty Carrots Family Center to support its parenting education programs at the Sarasota County jai…

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 5, 2020

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center | Remote Learning for Individuals with Vision Loss

By Story,

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center sought a seamless transition from one-to-one personal instruction to remote learning for individuals with vision loss. Funding in the amount of $9,839 w…

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…

May 14, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as evolving short-term and longer-term community care initiatives SARASOTA, F…

February 1, 2020

Realizing Our Full Potential through Lifelong Connections

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

I often hear people compare the journey of life to a marathon race, and I understand why: this 26.2-mile course presents all the challenging yet equally rewarding twists, turns, and experience…

December 11, 2019

Empowering Families and Individuals to Succeed

By Story, Hunter Carpenter,

While we each aspire to lead a successful life in our own way, the path to reaching our greatest potential is often found through education. Education breeds skills and, more importantly, conf…

November 26, 2019

Harvey Milk Festival Launches #WeSupport Campaign

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sarasota Magazine, Story of Impact - Featured,

The campaign aims to educate and inform participants about the unique diversity issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.