July 23, 2020

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Celebrated as National Pacesetter for Sixth Consecutive Year

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Patterson Foundation,

As a driving force of innovation, impact, and improvement in its work to support early school success, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has received multiple Pacesetter Honors fro…

July 13, 2020

3 Reasons the Giving Challenge Wrap-Up is Just the Beginning

By Story, Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE,

2020 defiantly put the "challenge" in Giving Challenge. Even though the year started like many others, it certainly took a turn that no one could have predicted.

May 29, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Prizes Award More than $286,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations in Virtual Celebration

By Press Release,

Prize awards augment support for nonprofit capacity building, in addition to recognizing excellence in planning, strategy, and creativity SARASOTA, FL – During a virtual celebration with…

May 5, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Raises $18.4 Million to Support Nearly 700 Nonprofit Organizations

By Press Release, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs SARASOTA, FL – Within 24 hou…

May 2, 2020

Inspiring Hope and Generosity Through the 2020 Giving Challenge

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

Overcoming the uncertainty of our times, the 2020 Giving Challenge returned from noon to noon, April 28 and 29, to inspire a remarkable outpouring of support from donors across our region, sta…

April 29, 2020

2020 Giving Partner Challenge raises jaw-dropping $18M

By Story, Carlos R. Munoz,

The 2020 Giving Partner Challenge outshined all expectations as Southwest Florida community members witnessing a need for humanitarian services raised a jaw-dropping $18 million during a 24-ho…

April 27, 2020

Giving Challenge begins Tuesday amid economic turmoil

By Story, Carlos R. Munoz,

The Giving Challenge, a 24-hour festival of love for Sarasota nonprofits, begins Tuesday at noon with more than 700 organizations participating in the unique online fundraiser that began seven…

April 26, 2020

Giving Challenge a way to throw nonprofits some support in trying times

By Story, Matt Sauer,

There’s a very special day coming up this week — running from noon to noon April 28 to 29, and, no, it’s not a sporting event, as you should well know. But it is something th…

April 23, 2020

Community delivers more than $2 million to Season of Sharing

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Matt Sauer, Story of Impact - Featured,

In mid-March, the Community Foundation’s longtime partner, The Patterson Foundation of Sarasota, committed up to $1 million to strengthen this important safety net with an immediate $500…