May 6, 2021

Small Community, Big Heart

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Jay Young,

While meeting with a wonderful couple who have partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for many years, one donor mentioned that as I get to know Sarasota County, I will find…

May 1, 2021

Guiding with Solutions from the Head and Heart

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Last weekend I took a Florida road trip with my husband, Mike, to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary. We took the back roads to Cape Canaveral to admire the feats accomplish…

April 19, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Vice President of Knowledge and Equity

By Press Release,

Ranata Reeder will balance data with community input to bring awareness to inequities and guidance for building a more equitable region. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Saraso…

March 3, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Vice President of Philanthropy

By Press Release,

Jay Young will oversee efforts to cultivate donor relationships and lasting legacies by connecting philanthropic passions with charitable causes. SARASOTA, FL – As charitable giving con…

December 4, 2020

Evolving Philanthropy: Innovative Approaches to Social Investments

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

For more than 40 years the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has developed relationships to help build and enhance our community through charitable giving. Along the way, we have had the…

October 15, 2020

Gifting Appreciated Stock

By Betsy Pennewill,

Gifting appreciated stock you have held for more than a year allows you to deduct the full fair market value on the date of the gift while avoiding paying capital gains tax if you had sold the…

October 15, 2020

The CARES Act: Provisions that Encourage Charitable Giving

By Betsy Pennewill,

The CARES Act provides two provisions that encourage charitable giving during the COVID-19 crisis for year 2020:

Cash Gifts: Itemizers can deduct up to 100% against their adjust…

October 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Vice President of Community Impact to Speak at National Conference for Growing Community Foundations

By Press Release,

Russell will join a panel discussion on Grade-Level Reading programs as community resources and networks SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Vice President…

October 2, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Receives Multiple State-Level Awards from Florida Public Relations Association for Website Redesign

By Press Release,

Recognitions include a Golden Image Award and Judges’ Award. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was recognized as a recipient of a Golden Image Award and J…