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…

January 19, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program through March 1

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 now invited to appl…

January 2, 2021

An A+ Opportunity for Students of All Ages

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

If the last year was an exam on whether the pursuit of academic dreams could be accomplished in the face of the unimaginable, every student – and their families – passed with flyin…

December 15, 2020

More Adults Returning to Class in 2020: Adult Scholarship Applications at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County Increase by Nearly 40 Percent

By Press Release,

The sharp increase in applications and scholarship recipients reflect shifting economic realities and opportunities in the face of COVID-19.  Photo I.D.: Amber Patrick, 29, and her family. Pa…

November 7, 2020

Brushing Up on Our Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing

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

Brush, rinse, floss, repeat. This daily (hopefully twice-a-day) ritual isn’t something we eagerly anticipate, yet it’s a simple habit that we know is important and just cannot go w…