December 3, 2020

Helping Students in Transition with Schoolhouse Link

By Story, Safe Children Coalition,

Every child has a right to a public education, but when your home is in turmoil, it can be overwhelming to navigate school and social services systems. Schoolhouse Link is here to be your advo…

November 7, 2020

Brushing Up on Our Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing

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

Brush, rinse, floss, repeat. This daily (hopefully twice-a-day) ritual isn’t something we eagerly anticipate, yet it’s a simple habit that we know is important and just cannot go w…

July 17, 2020

Taking the Creative Leap: Arts Education in the Virtual Classroom

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Kelli Maldonado,

Editor's Note: Kelli Maldonado is Director of Education & Community Engagement at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. What do you do when the world shifts unexpectedly, and the programs th…

February 18, 2020

Carl Caruso's Gambit: Nurturing Good Decision Makers Through Early Childhood Education - And Games of Chess

By Story, Homepage Spotlight Item, Sylvia Whitman,

Retiree Carl Caruso usually keeps his philanthropy on the down-low, but he’s realized that to scale up, he has to speak up. After all, it was reporting about Orlando hotelier Harris Rose…

January 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program through February 18

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are now invited to apply for more than 70 scholarship opportunities offered through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. By comple…

December 27, 2019

A Community Collaborates to Share the Gift of Reading

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell, Homepage - Blog,

For students attending Cranberry Elementary School in North Port, the holiday season got off to a spectacular start, thanks to the generosity of local Barnes & Noble customers. For several…

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…

September 27, 2019

Ed-stravaganza and the Power of Collaboration

By Blog, Nicole Light, Homepage - Story of Impact,

A plume of mist lifts from a stainless steel mixing bowl as Doug Shenk from the Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream exploration demonstrates the science behind making ice cream with liquid nitrogen. A…

September 24, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Education Officer

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL—The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has appointed an Education Officer of Community Impact, a new role designed to further develop and enhance the foundation’s…