August 6, 2020

Great Futures Academy: Restoring a Sense of Safety through Education

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Dawn Page,

Editor’s Note: Dawn Page is the Vice President of Operations at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County For 50 years and through thick and thin, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota…

August 6, 2020

Forty Carrots Family Center Receives Mental Health Services Grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Forty Carrots Family Center,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Forty Carrots Family Center a $15,000 mental health services grant to provide behavioral support and social/emotional learning for…

August 6, 2020

Venice Art Center | Youth Art Contest Continues

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

The Venice Art Center named the fifth winner of the weekly South County Student Online Exhibit and Contest. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is assisting with the contest.

August 5, 2020

Philanthropists Offer Matching Opportunity for COVID-19 Hunger Relief

By Story, All Faiths Food Bank,

In response to a significant increase in need due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, a $500,000 match has been provided from the Joe and Mary Kay Henson Family Fund. An anonymous dono…

August 3, 2020

Celebrating Mote Marine Laboratory's High School Internship Class of 2020

By Story,

These 16 of Mote's 34-member class, representing Mote's three internship levels, were all seniors and received a special "ConGRADulations" send-off to celebrate their matriculation.

July 30, 2020

Helping With Medical Costs at Satchel's Last Resort

By Story, Satchel's Last Resort,

June had us again thankful to The Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the generous grant awarded from the Animal Welfare Grant program with funding provided by the Helen C. Schwieder F…

July 25, 2020

The Venice Art Center | Youth Art Contest

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

The 12 weeks of competition continue for students between the ages of 15-20 who live in Venice, Osprey, Nokomis or North Port. The weekly winners receive $50. The overall winner will receive $…

July 22, 2020

Aviva | Supporting COVID-19 Testing for Staff, Keeping Campus Safe

By Story, Aviva,

Aviva has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for COVID-19 testing of our staff members.

July 22, 2020

Women's Resource Center | Project UpLift, 2Gen Program

By Story, Women's Resource Center,

Supporting Project UpLift at the Women's Resource Center through its 2Gen program in Sarasota County. This is a wonderful partnership with several Title I elementary schools in Sarasota County…