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…

July 16, 2021

Nonprofit Efforts Rally for Summer Learning and Student Success with Support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Press Release,

Closing the achievement gap and extending learning gains have never been more crucial for students following a year of tremendous changes. This summer, the Community Foundation of Sarasota Cou…

July 3, 2021

Success, Fulfillment and Futures On the Summer Syllabus

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

Following a year of tremendous changes, the school district and nonprofits across our region are rallying for student success on a truly collaborative scale. The timing and urgency couldn&rsqu…

March 5, 2021

Light of the World International Church Black History Scholarships

By Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Light of the World International Church in conjunction with the A.J. Battie Scholarship Fund Committee with a grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County presented the 8th Annual Fu…

February 16, 2021

My College Journey in the Age of COVID-19

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Sachit Gali,

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our fou…

January 28, 2021

A Legacy of Love Lives On: The Father Connie Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund

By Blog, Homepage Spotlight Item, Hunter Carpenter, Lindsey Masterson,

When Tammi (Cowan) Peters was growing up in Sarasota, Father Connie Dougherty was a household name. Her mother would fondly recall stories about the priest who once divided his time between In…

January 24, 2021

Theatre Odyssey Empowers Students through Playwriting Festival

By Story, Theatre Odyssey,

Theatre Odyssey has announced that $2,100 has been granted to the company to provide a $1,000 cash scholarship to the author of the 2021 Best Play, $500 to the Runner-up play author, and $100…

January 19, 2021

A Thank You from North Florida College Scholarship Recipients

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

To date, more than 400 North Florida College students have been helped with tuition, books, fees and other essential living expenses through the NFC Edward K. Roberts Scholarship. Here are som…