May 29, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Prizes Award More than $286,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations in Virtual Celebration

By Press Release,

Prize awards augment support for nonprofit capacity building, in addition to recognizing excellence in planning, strategy, and creativity SARASOTA, FL – During a virtual celebration with…

May 16, 2020

Animal Welfare League keeps up with the big dogs

By Story, Liz Hardaway,

Anybody could be a philanthropist, even during a pandemic. And the Giving Challenge, an annual fundraiser that took place April 28-29, allowed 58,947 anybodies to show their philanthropic side…

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…

May 14, 2020

All Faiths Food Bank thankful for record-breaking Giving Challenge results

By Story, Sharon Kunkel,

Thanks to generous donors throughout the region, All Faiths Food Bank -- the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization in Sarasota and DeSoto counties -- ended up atop the leaderbo…

May 5, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Raises $18.4 Million to Support Nearly 700 Nonprofit Organizations

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs SARASOTA, FL – Within 24 hou…

April 21, 2020

The Giving Challenge 2020: Doubling Down on Generosity

By Story, Ryan Van Cleave,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Challenge is the most exciting 24 hours in philanthropy, and it’s happening again on April 28 – 29 from noon to noon with…

April 20, 2020

The Many Languages of the 2020 Giving Challenge: Nonprofit Conversations En Español with Solmart Media

By Blog, Madeline Hansen, Victor Yengle, Patricia McMahon,

At one point or another, all of us have turned to our friends and said: “Now you’re speaking my language.” We say this not in the literal sense, but because those close to us…

April 8, 2020

ABC7: 2020 Giving Challenge scheduled for April 28-29

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Daniela Hurtado,

The 2020 Giving Challenge is just a few weeks away. The virtual 24-hour event helps raise money for hundred of nonprofit organizations in Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto, and Charlotte counties.