July 22, 2020

Women's Resource Center | Project UpLift, 2Gen Program

By Story, Women's Resource Center,

Supporting Project UpLift at the Women's Resource Center through its 2Gen program in Sarasota County. This is a wonderful partnership with several Title I elementary schools in Sarasota County…

July 25, 2019

The Fun in Summer Learning Academies

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell, Homepage - Blog,

What’s been the hottest ticket in town this summer? For young students and their families, it just might be Sarasota County Schools’ Summer Learning Academies. “My kids were…

July 8, 2019

The Power of Summer Learning: Thoughts on My Alta Vista Eagle Academy Experience

By Blog, Matt Twargoski,

My name is Matt Twargoski, and I am a rising junior at the University of Notre Dame participating in the Notre Dame Summer Student Learning Program (SSLP) here in Sarasota. In this program, I…

May 21, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Leadership Promotions

By Press Release,

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has promoted two internal team members to key leadership roles that help guide its community impact strategy and nonprofit part…

April 26, 2019

Connecting Families with Cultural Resources

By Blog, Mischa Kirby,

Our region abounds with opportunities to explore culture, nature and art. But many low income families never have the opportunity to experience and learn from the community’s rich resour…

October 17, 2018

One Child and One Family at a Time

By Blog, Kirsten Russell,

Editor’s Note: This post is based on the speech Kirsten Russell, Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, gave at the Suncoast Campaign for Grad…

July 24, 2018

Lighten the Load: Pop-up Neighbor Event

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell,

For limited income families, one of their biggest expenses is something many people can take for granted: doing laundry. Each week families who need to do laundry at a laundromat can spend mor…