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…

July 3, 2021

Success, Fulfillment and Futures On the Summer Syllabus

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

Following a year of tremendous changes, the school district and nonprofits across our region are rallying for student success on a truly collaborative scale. The timing and urgency couldn&rsqu…

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 9, 2021

Mining The Gap: Helping School Districts and Educators

By Story, Jacob Ogles,

From shutting down schools in 2020 for a spring break that never ended, to challenging teachers and students statewide with remote learning, the COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges largely…

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…

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…