July 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Corporate Counsel Betsy Pennewill Named to Florida Trend's Legal Elite

By Press Release,

Pennewill joins the exclusive list as one of the top 1.4% lawyers in Florida, selected by peers for her service in the nonprofit sector. SARASOTA, FL – Betsy Pennewill, Corporate Counsel…

July 9, 2020

Spokes on a Wheel

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Richard Gans,

Editor's Note: Richard Gans, Shareholder at Ferguson Skipper, served from 2011-2020 on the board of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, including a two-year chair service from 2018-20…

July 7, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Welcomes New Board Members, Appoints Officers for 2020-2021

By Press Release,

Pictured Above (from left to right): John Humphrey, Mercedes Soler, Carla Plush Smith, Dr. Janet Taylor, and Judge Charles E. Williams. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasot…

April 15, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Legislation: For Individuals, Employees, Donors

By Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The United States Congress passed the Families First Response Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to respond to the economic ramifi…

April 10, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Legislation: For Organizations With Less Than 500 Employees

By Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The United States Congress passed the Families First Response Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to respond to the economic ramifi…

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 Response

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

(Updated 11 a.m., 5/5/20) Dear Friends, The changes taking place in our community and across the world in response to coronavirus are happening rapidly and can be overwhelming. At the Communit…

March 9, 2020

A tale of two cities: Why census participation is critical in Sarasota

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Shelli Freeland Eddie,

We have begun to see more local public service announcements on the importance of participating in the upcoming 2020 census count as we approach Census Day on April 1. In our beautiful oasis o…

January 13, 2020

Tolerance Leads Us, Opportunities Guide Us

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Ushering in the New Year is an exercise in balancing realistic expectations with fantastical possibilities. From the moment the clock strikes twelve, each of us resolution makers…

January 2, 2020

From Reflections Come Resolutions

By Blog, Nicole Light, Homepage - Blog,

Last week, I was fortunate enough to join my colleagues here at the Community Foundation, including our CEO Roxie Jerde, in a resonant and fulfilling discussion of the profound ideas put forwa…