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…

July 26, 2022

A Decade of 2Gen Learning: Celebrating Support and Success of Whole Families

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A decade ago our Community Foundation came together with Ascend at the Aspen institute to formalize our 2Gen approach as the critical lens in which we view our impact. Today, more than ever, w…

June 16, 2022

Masala Giving Circle awards $20,000 in grants to support the African American community in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

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SARASOTA - June 29, 2022 Masala Giving Circle has announced the recipients of their 2022 grants. FUNducation, Inc. will receive a grant of $10,000 for their project, “Betty J. Johnson No…

May 6, 2022

Community Day School receives grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

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Hershorin Schiff Community Day School has received a $15,000 Equity and Access grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

August 8, 2021

A Legacy of Literary and Learning Support Lives On

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Growing up, Patricia “Patti” Strauss found reading and writing uniquely challenging, yet for most of her life could never pinpoint why. After years of searching for answers with lo…

July 28, 2021

Loveland Center announces new theater program

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Loveland Center announced a new theater day program Thursday, with auditions in September. The day program will be aimed at teaching critical life skills through creativity and the performing…

June 18, 2021

Foundation for Dreams awarded $19,500 grant for scholarships

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The Foundation for Dreams was recently awarded a $19,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide scholarships for 30 campers to attend the Dream Oaks Camp this summer…

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…