August 3, 2020

Celebrating Mote Marine Laboratory's High School Internship Class of 2020

By Story,

These 16 of Mote's 34-member class, representing Mote's three internship levels, were all seniors and received a special "ConGRADulations" send-off to celebrate their matriculation.

August 1, 2020

Celebrating Students with a Virtual Toss of the Cap

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

For our community’s teachers, students and families, it’s been a long, tumultuous summer. As conversations about reopening schools become increasingly complex, the usual back-to-sc…

June 23, 2020

407 Local Students Awarded $1.30 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Scholarships support future academic and professional success, provide opportunities amidst COVID-19 pandemic. SARASOTA, FL – In a year when graduation ceremonies and cap and gown photos…

June 8, 2020

Lemon Zest : Elif Ak's Scholarship Story on Life in the USA & Turkey

By Blog, Elif Ak,

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 fir…

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…