May 7, 2020

Healing Through Giving

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: Our community’s capacity to heal is measured by its willingness to hope. A trusted guidepost and beacon for so many, hope is an infinite resource we all share. H…

April 23, 2020

Community delivers more than $2 million to Season of Sharing

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

In mid-March, the Community Foundation’s longtime partner, The Patterson Foundation of Sarasota, committed up to $1 million to strengthen this important safety net with an immediate $500…

April 23, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Gifts Meet Match, Inspire More Giving in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Generous community raises nearly $2 million in less than a month, meeting matching challenge and sparking additional matching gifts to assist individuals and families in need. SARASOTA, FL &n…

April 15, 2020

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Supports Community Foundation of Sarasota County's “Season of Sharing” in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – In response to heightened need during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in s…

April 8, 2020

Response, Recovery, Resiliency

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends,

In times of crisis, communities come together in many different ways. Our government agencies offer relief and emergency support. Business leaders advocate for and dr…

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 Response

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

(Updated 11 a.m., 5/5/20) Dear Friends, The changes taking place in our community and across the world in response to coronavirus are happening rapidly and can be overwhelming. At the Communit…

April 4, 2020

Season of Sharing raises $1.12 million in two weeks, expanded amount for temporary financial assistance

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Timothy Fanning,

In just two weeks, $1.12 million and counting has been raised for the Season of Sharing effort — the trusted holiday season safety net revived to help the most vulnerable during the coro…

March 24, 2020

Sharing our fortune is back in season

By Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Whatever amount that extra cash may be, modest or magnificent, there is a logical place to invest it right now: Season of Sharing, the sequel.

March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Florida: An opportunity for greatness

By Story, Matt Sauer,

Season of Sharing provides an outlet for people who want to help their neighbors.