May 14, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as evolving short-term and longer-term community care initiatives SARASOTA, F…

May 14, 2020

Key Chorale receives Community Impact Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story,

Thanks to a grant of $3,200 recently awarded by the Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Key Chorale was able to reach out virtually to thousa…

April 15, 2020

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Supports Community Foundation of Sarasota County's “Season of Sharing” in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – In response to heightened need during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in s…

April 8, 2020

Response, Recovery, Resiliency

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends,

In times of crisis, communities come together in many different ways. Our government agencies offer relief and emergency support. Business leaders advocate for and dr…

April 4, 2020

Giving in Times of Crisis and Beyond

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

In times of crisis, communities come together in many different ways. Our government agencies offer relief and emergency support. Business leaders advocate for and drive economic relief. And,…

March 12, 2020

Snapshots of Our Community's Emerging Needs

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Almost 200 years ago, the first photograph was made from a camera. The term “photograph” followed to describe the process as “to draw light” (a combination of the Greek…

March 10, 2020

The Abundance of Diversity

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Think back to your high school economics course. Amidst the swirl of supply and demand curves, graphs, and calculations, you may remember your teacher talking about the fixed pie analogy. In e…

February 10, 2020

Embracing Your Pride Points

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

There are a few words in the English language that have some cautionary meanings associated with them. “Pride” is one of those words. Beginning in childhood, we are encouraged to s…

November 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Grants in Support of Placemaking, LGBTQ+ Initiatives, Cultural Development & the Arts

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has issued several grants to local nonprofits to enhance programs that support placemaking, LGBTQ+ initiatives, and cultural de…