August 12, 2022

Community Day School receives Community Impact Grant for media center

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact,

The Hershorin Schiff Community Day School has received an $8,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to help fund books and technology for its Janis Kaplan…

July 14, 2022

Summer Learning Programs Strengthen Kids and Communities

By Blog, Rebecca Abrahamson,

“Summer slide” may sound like a fun attraction at an amusement park, but it’s not. The “slide” refers to the months of learning loss experienced by many kids duri…

June 21, 2022

Millions in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County Support Local Students Completing Degrees

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – During a time of increased costs for gas, food, and school supplies, young adults pursuing higher education are also facing higher prices for enrollment in secondary educa…

December 13, 2021

Reimagining Opportunities for Struggling Readers of All Ages Through the Strauss Literacy Initiative

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

Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are guiding the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County…

December 3, 2021

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading 2021 Community Update

By Story, The Patterson Foundation,

During the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's 2021 Community Update, representatives from Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties shared in the accomplishments of the pa…

October 14, 2021

From Identification to Success: Supporting Students with Learning Differences at St. Mary Academy

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

Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasot…

August 6, 2021

Reimagining the ABCs of Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy

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

Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Saraso…

August 6, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Local Partners Collaborate to Support Student Literacy and Teacher Professional Development to Inform Intervention Strategies, Help Predict Dyslexia

By Press Release,

Through the Strauss Literacy Initiative, families, teachers, and partners are reimagining opportunities for struggling readers at all ages to uncover many often undiagnosed with this learning…

July 16, 2021

Nonprofit Efforts Rally for Summer Learning and Student Success with Support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Press Release,

Closing the achievement gap and extending learning gains have never been more crucial for students following a year of tremendous changes. This summer, the Community Foundation of Sarasota Cou…