April 11, 2024

Get in on the Giving Challenge

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Mitch Maley,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota's annual Giving Challenge runs through Wednesday at noon. For a 24-hour period, the Patterson Foundation provides a dollar-for-dollar match on all unique d…

April 9, 2024

Double your nonprofit donation; Patterson Foundation to match $25-$100 gifts

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

This year's 24-hour online Giving Challenge is off to a record-setting start well before the clock strikes noon Tuesday - with more than a half-million dollars already committed to help hundre…

April 9, 2024

Giving Challenge at The Bay returns

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Sharon Kunkel,

Nearly 700 nonprofits from Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties will be raising funds during the 2024 Giving Challenge on Tuesday and Wednesday from noon to noon. The fundraising m…

March 28, 2024

A Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County Will Boost Choral Artists Production of Considering Matthew Shepard

By Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently granted $20,000 from the Dallas and Elizabeth Dort Charitable Fund to Choral Artists of Sarasota to help fund its April 2024 concert &ldquo…

March 28, 2024

Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation's Heritage Awards Celebrated Achievements in Preservation

By Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

The 2024 Heritage Awards, hosted by the Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation (SAHP) and the History & Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County (HPCOSC), at the Sarasota Art Museum…

February 15, 2024

Circus Arts Conservatory raises over $400,000 during Royal Gala

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Sharon Kunkel,

Proceeds from CAC's annual gala will support signature youth training, education and outreach programs In early February, 350 supporters of the Circus Arts Conservatory (CAC) gathered at the…

February 12, 2024

Season of Sharing raises more than $4 million for Sarasota, Manatee residents in crisis

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

Following what was possibly one of its most critical fundraising campaigns ever, this year's Season of Sharing campaign saw $4.21 million in community donations – the second-highest amou…

February 8, 2024

A New Historical Marker Will Memorialize Victims of Lynching and Racial Terror in Sarasota

By Cooper Levey-Baker,

In the first half of the 20th century, at least seven African Americans were lynched in the Sarasota area. The names of the victims—the ones we know about—were Henry Thomas,…

February 5, 2024

Community Foundation grant to help DeSoto residents still recovering from Hurricane Ian

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

A nonprofit agency created after Hurricane Ian to aid DeSoto County residents in need of disaster assistance has been awarded a $105,000 grant, the group announced on Tuesday.

The H…