February 1, 2020

The Puzzle Pieces of Our Community

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

Have you seen the meme online? A photo of an axe and a razor side-by-side along with some clever language about how both cut, but their strengths produce very different results. That’s l…

December 27, 2019

A Community Collaborates to Share the Gift of Reading

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell, Homepage - Blog,

For students attending Cranberry Elementary School in North Port, the holiday season got off to a spectacular start, thanks to the generosity of local Barnes & Noble customers. For several…

December 23, 2019

Scholarship honoring Southeast High teens who died in crash raises nearly $100,000

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

A scholarship fund honoring two Manatee County teenagers who died just after graduating high school has raised nearly $100,000.

December 23, 2019

Scholarship for Southeast HS students continues to grow

By Story, Don Brennan,

A scholarship fund honoring two Manatee County teenagers who died just after graduating high school has raised nearly $100,000.

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…

June 25, 2019

More than 500 Student Leaders Awarded $1.95 Million in Scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL—More than 500 student leaders were recently awarded $1.95 million in scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The outstanding achievements of 535 local…

June 1, 2019

From Surviving to Thriving

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends: These last several weeks area students have marked the end of another school year with graduation ceremonies, year-end band concerts, and celebrations of student athletes. But th…