November 16, 2023

Nonprofit Organizations Gear Up for the 2024 Giving Challenge

By Press Release, Blog, Homepage - Blog,

Registration is now open for the 24-hour online giving event, hosted by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— For the hundreds of nonprofit organizations ex…

November 16, 2023

Dealing with Difficult Families and Deceitful Fiduciaries: Takeaways from November's Distinguished Speakers Series

By Blog,

Thank you to everyone who attended the November Distinguished Speakers Series programs, and a special thanks to our speaker, Professor Roberta (Bobbi) Flowers. The event had a great turnout, w…

November 8, 2023

Bradenton mom finds stability through work, studies and an assist from Season of Sharing

By Blog, Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group, Saundra Amrhein,

Sometime between sleeping in her mother's living room and paying for Uber rides to work every day, Sondra Evans knew something had to give.

She'd always been independent and had a j…

November 2, 2023

Year-End Gifting: Important Dates

By Press Release, Blog, Homepage - Blog, Jay Young,

The end of the year is fast approaching, and the outpouring of support that has characterized 2023 is heartwarming. The support our donors have generously given have helped make our community…

October 31, 2023

Empowering Students, One Phoneme at a Time

By Blog, Elizabeth Djinis,

In 2018, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County was provided a worthwhile opportunity with the establishment of the Strauss Literacy Initiative: to work with educators to provide a pathwa…

October 27, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $80,000 to Area Nonprofits for Building Capacity

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Grants support nonprofit organizations serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded grants to 12 are…

October 25, 2023

The Giving Challenge Kept Our Music Playing

By Blog,

The members of the Manatee Community Concert Band are extremely grateful to the Giving Challenge for our inclusion in your 2022 fundraising campaign. Participation allowed our band to not only…

October 25, 2023

It happened because of YOU ~ thank YOU

By Blog,

The Giving Challenge has been a blessing to our organization. During the pandemic we didn't know if our doors would stay open, the Giving Challenge made a way. Both in 2020 and 2022 our church…

October 25, 2023

2022 Giving Challenge embraced by native Spanish speakers

By Blog,

CreArte Latino Cultural Center participated in our first Giving Challenge in 2022. Our patrons, volunteers, and leadership are mostly native Spanish speakers, many of whom immigrated to the Un…