March 2, 2020

Legacy Lunch 2020: Celebrating Our Collective Impact

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Kim Micalizzi,

Our Legacy Luncheon began in 1993 under the leadership and direction of longtime Community Foundation of Sarasota County CEO Stewart Stearns to formally celebrate the philanthropic spirit of o…

November 6, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Celebrates 40 Years of Community Impact

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will kick-off its 40th Anniversary on November 6th with a celebration honoring the donors, nonprofit organizations, and local…

November 2, 2019

40 Years of Connecting Community

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Anniversaries are unique moments in a person or organization’s life that inspire reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. Like many joyous celebrations,…

October 15, 2019

Anonymous Donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County enhances Partners for Green Places with $200,000 Pilot Solar Investment Program

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted nearly $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program for a collaborative initiative des…

October 5, 2019

In Tune with the Heartbeat of Sarasota

By Story, Roxie Jerde,

Anniversaries are unique moments in an individual or organization’s life, pauses that encourage personal reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. This y…

October 1, 2019

Sea Turtles, Safe Shores, and Balancing Decisiveness and Risk

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Usually when I hear someone mention our work at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the metaphor of growing seeds into saplings and cultivating strong roots promptly c…

September 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Commits $1 Million to The Bay Park Conservancy

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, in partnership with an anonymous donor, has committed $1 million to The Bay Park Conservancy to support construction of The Ba…

July 16, 2019

What Makes Sarasota Great: What I Learned About My Hometown Through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Blog, Reagan Seyer,

My name is Reagan Seyer and I am a rising junior at Furman University, majoring in Communication Studies. I have lived in Sarasota my whole life and would consider myself to have known this pl…

May 9, 2019

Masala Giving Circle Grant Awardees

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – On Wed., May 15, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., the Masala Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization of African-American women, will hold its annual Grant Awardee Ceremo…