March 8, 2023

Women Leaders: Community Engagement in Preservation and Heritage Tourism

By Blog, Nosipho Vilakazi,

Editor’s note: This blogpost was written as a part of Ringling College of Art and Design’s Writing for Storytelling for Social Justice and Community Engagement course, fall semeste…

February 23, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More than $161,000 in Animal Welfare Grants

By Press Release,

Grants support nonprofit organizations that serve animals and promote their humane care in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto Counties SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sa…

February 22, 2022

Science and Environment Council Awarded $10,000 Grant

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

The Science and Environment Council (SEC) recently received a $10,000 Capacity Building grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Incorporated in 2001, the SEC marked its 20th ye…

February 17, 2022

Beloved Philanthropist, Jean Weiller, Continues Her Legacy With A Recent Gift Of $1 Million To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Sarasota And DeSoto Counties

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County,

She has been a volunteer, a teacher, an advocate, and a leader. Her name is Jean Weiller, and her legacy is one of philanthropy and service. In 2021, Jean once again proved just how limitless…

January 31, 2022

Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library Receives Capacity Building Grant

By Story, North Port Sun,

The Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library knew its logo and website needed to be updated — noting that in 2021. The website, had not evolved, it said in a rece…

January 26, 2022

Family Promise of South Sarasota County closes on purchase for Pathways Home campus

By Story, Earle Kimel,

Family Promise of South Sarasota County closed Tuesday on its purchase of 10 cottages off of Substation Road to be used in its Pathways Home transitional housing program for participants in it…

January 19, 2022

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 14.38 Acres in Manatee County

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has announced the permanent protection of14.38 acres in Manatee County. This newly protected land is located between Manatee County’s Braden…

January 18, 2022

Asolo Rep Awarded Strategic Partnership Grant

By Story, Scene Magazine,

Asolo Repertory Theatre has received an $81,800 Strategic Partnership Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, which comes from the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo Bowen Nobbe Fund, th…

January 12, 2022

NAMI Sarasota-Manatee receives grant to support mental health services

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Sarasota and Manatee Counties has received a generous Capacity Building Grant from the Jerome and Lillian Barnett Fund of the Community Foundation of Sa…