The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is committed to improving the lives of all people. We believe the strength of our community is in its diversity. Together, we strive to address issues and create opportunities so that everyone can thrive.


  • Deepen our understanding of the community and their needs 
  • Assess our reach and identify opportunities 
  • Ascertain what our investments have made possible 

We review and examine data to provide insights about our region. This facilitates informed decision-making set in the local context. The data is from our Community Dashboard, an online platform detailing community indicators in the areas of health, housing, economics, and education.

Data and Tools

The Community Dashboard

The Giving Partner

Questions about The Giving Partner?


Kirsten Russell

Vice President, Community Impact


Questions about Community Indicators Dashboard?

Mischa Kirby

Vice President, Strategy & Communications