February 21, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Regional 2Gen Summit Underscores Importance of Supporting Families

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The event convened practitioners, parents, and policymakers to continue existing enthusiasm and galvanize new support for empowering families and communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—The…

February 17, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Nearly $160,000 Supporting Animal Welfare

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Grants support nonprofit organizations that serve animals and promote their humane care in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties SARASOTA, FL – Nearly $160,000 will be awar…

February 15, 2024

“Season of Sharing” Surpasses $4.2 Million in Donations in 24th Annual Campaign

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Seven matching gifts totaling $700,000 contributed by The Patterson Foundation enhance the millions provided by the community to support neighbors in need all year long. SARASOTA, FL – T…

February 12, 2024

Season of Sharing and the stories we write together

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If you've ever experienced the joy of reading a book with a child or making up a story with them, then you know how the guidelines we rely on as adults - like every action has an equal and opp…

February 1, 2024

Clarity and Curiosity

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Some of you may recall that Frank Sinatra song, “On a Clear Day,” where he croons, “On a clear day you can see forever.” I’ve been thinking about that song lately…

January 25, 2024

Application open for Community Foundation of Sarasota County Scholarship Opportunities

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Applications for students under age 24 are due March 1, 2024. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has opened its Traditional Scholarship Application for st…

January 22, 2024

Achieving Success in Business Succession Planning: Takeaways from January's Distinguished Speakers Series

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Thank you to everyone who attended the January Distinguished Speakers Series programs, and a special thanks to our speaker, Jere Doyle. The event had a great turnout, with 100+ attendees learn…

January 1, 2024

New Year's Resolve

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I recently had the profound experience of hearing from U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, who was a featured speaker at the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) conference. It may be no s…

December 27, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Nearly $110,000 to 15 Area Nonprofits

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Grants support capacity building in nonprofits serving Sarasota and Manatee Counties SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded 15 local nonprofit organizatio…