August 1, 2020

Celebrating Students with a Virtual Toss of the Cap

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

For our community’s teachers, students and families, it’s been a long, tumultuous summer. As conversations about reopening schools become increasingly complex, the usual back-to-sc…

July 13, 2020

E-Tutoring: High School Volunteers & Elementary Students

By Story,

In a school year disrupted by social distancing and virtual learning, the importance of early childhood learning and building a foundation for lifelong success has never been more critical. In…

July 2, 2020

SFSC Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant to Benefit Part-Time Students

By South Florida State College,

A $40,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the SFSC Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFSC in summer 2020, fall term 20…

June 30, 2020

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives a $25,000 Matching Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story, Teen Court of Sarasota,

Teen Court of Sarasota is proud to announce the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will continue to support services for our young people at our local schools for a third year in a row.

June 23, 2020

407 Local Students Awarded $1.30 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Scholarships support future academic and professional success, provide opportunities amidst COVID-19 pandemic. SARASOTA, FL – In a year when graduation ceremonies and cap and gown photos…

June 12, 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

By Story, Scene Magazine,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has approved a grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast in the amount of $10,000 through a recommendation from its Community Impact Grant…

June 8, 2020

Lemon Zest : Elif Ak's Scholarship Story on Life in the USA & Turkey

By Blog, Elif Ak,

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our fir…

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…

January 30, 2020

Local Students Invited to Participate in 2020 Town Hall Lecture Series

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – Thanks to the generous support of local philanthropists Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf, 28 students from area high schools were invited to attend a lecture with General John F…