August 25, 2022

Diversity in Arts Leadership interns complete inaugural program

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

Internships Americans for the Arts, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Cross College Alliance (CCA) recently announced the successful completion of the Diversity in Arts Leade…

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 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…

June 16, 2022

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

By Press Release, Story,

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…

June 9, 2022

Speed of Trust

By Blog, Story, Kirsten Russell,

By Kirsten Russell, Vice President, Community Impact For more than a decade, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been building trust among small cohorts of parents to improve the l…

October 13, 2021

Literacy Support and Scholarships at St. Mary Academy - Strauss Literacy Initiative

By Photo Gallery, Daniel Perales,

A photo album of the Strauss Literacy Initiative in action at St. Mary Academy. With support from the initiative, students with dyslexia have been able to access scholarships to attend St. Mar…

September 13, 2021

Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy - Strauss Literacy Initiative

By Photo Gallery, Daniel Perales,

August 4, 2021

Summer Learning at Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

By Photo Gallery, Karen Arango,