February 5, 2022

Students: Our Community is Rooting for You

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Kirsten Russell,

For students taking the next bold step along their journey to a better life, there is no greater source of empowerment than knowing that their community is fully behind them, cheering for and…

January 5, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Scholarship Applications through February 15

By Press Release,

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities through a single application. SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are invited to apply b…

December 13, 2021

Paying It Forward: Scholarship Donors Change Futures, Motivated by Life Experiences

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

When Bea Holt was in her mid-30s working as a nurse in Philadelphia, she dreamed of a career in business. With her employer’s financial support, she enrolled in night classes and receive…

November 5, 2021

NFC Foundation Awarded $60,000 to Benefit Student Scholarships

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, North Florida College,

The North Florida College Foundation has been awarded $60,000 from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Due to the financial challenges…

October 8, 2021

Community College Scholarships Awarded to Students at PHSC

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Pasco Hernando State College,

The PHSC Foundation recently received a $60,000 grant from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Given the financial challenges for stude…

September 8, 2021

Promise of Changed Futures, Postmarked with Gratitude

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

It was just as the fall semester was beginning at campuses both digital and physical that a small, unassuming envelope found its way to our offices at the Community Foundation of Sarasota Coun…

September 2, 2021

More Than $2 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County Changes Futures of 495 Students

By Press Release,

Students in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties receive support and opportunities to pursue further education. SARASOTA, FL – Nearly 500 traditional and adult students who…

May 19, 2021

Enriching Decision-Making Through Voice, Vision, and Life Experience

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

At the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, our motto “Be the One” reflects a heartfelt philosophy that anyone can give back and enrich the community they call home. It’s…

May 7, 2021

Foundation Receives $60,000 for Part-Time Student Scholarships

By Story, South Florida State College,

A $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the South Florida State College (SFSC) Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFS…