June 1, 2024

Insights About Our Local Nonprofit Sector

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item, Homepage - Blog, Community Indicators Dashboard,

While the 2024 Giving Challenge is behind us, the outpouring of support for nonprofits during that 24-hour online giving event still feels so compelling. Clearly, our community believes in the…

May 30, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $110,000 in Capacity Building Grants to 15 Local Nonprofits

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Funding supports organizations serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded $110,000 to 15 nonprofits…

May 28, 2024

In Defense of the Donor-Advised Fund

By Blog, Homepage - Blog,

At our Community Foundation and others across the nation, many generous donors begin their relationship with charitable giving through establishing a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF), which allows don…

December 21, 2023

Lifelong Learning, Lifelong Benefits

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

For many, learning tends to be an objective-oriented endeavor, first with grades and test scores indicating progress, and later in life linked to professional achievements. While learning can…

August 7, 2023

Propel to Excel

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

For more than a dozen years now, I’ve called Sarasota County home. While I may have lived a longer span of time elsewhere, I feel at home here because of both my love for the location, a…

June 27, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $120,000 to Area Nonprofits

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Grants support capacity building in nonprofits serving counties along the Suncoast The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded 20 local nonprofit organizations nearly $120,000 thro…

April 28, 2023

Discovering Surprises through the Literacy Council of Sarasota

By Blog, Nefeli Protopsalti,

Editor’s note: This blogpost was written as a part of Ringling College of Art and Design’s Storytelling for Community Engagement: Ringling Student Views course, fall semester 2022,…

April 27, 2023

What Is the Purpose of Life If You Can't Be There to Support Others? A Discussion with a Representative from the Brotherhood of Men

By Blog, Hanna M.K. Clark,

Editor’s note: This blogpost was written as a part of Ringling College of Art and Design’s Storytelling for Community Engagement: Ringling Student Views course, fall semester 2022,…

April 26, 2023

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's: How A Community Can Help You on Your Journey

By Blog, Kendall Morse,

Editor’s note: This blogpost was written as a part of Ringling College of Art and Design’s Storytelling for Community Engagement: Ringling Student Views course, fall semester 2022,…