September 8, 2020

An Organization with Heart

By Blog, Chip Gaylor Esq.,

Editor’s Note: Chip Gaylor Esq., Attorney at Law at Muirhead, Gaylor, Steves & Waskom, P.A., serves as Legal Counsel to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, previously servin…

April 15, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Legislation: For Individuals, Employees, Donors

By Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The United States Congress passed the Families First Response Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to respond to the economic ramifi…

April 10, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Legislation: For Organizations With Less Than 500 Employees

By Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The United States Congress passed the Families First Response Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to respond to the economic ramifi…

February 14, 2020

No More “Secure Stretching” in Retirement

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

At the end of 2019, the most significant federal retirement reform in more than a decade was passed by the U.S. Congress. A month later, a national leading expert on estate planning shared his…

February 14, 2020

The SECURE Act

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Betsy Pennewill,

The SECURE Act (“Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement) which passed on December 19, 2019 is considered the most significant retirement reform in more than a decade and a…

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 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…

October 1, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Ranked Top Nationally in Community Impact, Donor Satisfaction by Industry Analyst

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been identified as a national leader among community foundations for overall impact on the community and donor satisfaction…