November 21, 2019

Cellura Foundation gifts Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast

Will be known as the Kathleen F Cellura Foundation at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.” Big Brothers Big Sisters is...

November 21, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County issues grants for placemaking, LGBTQ+ initiatives, the arts

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has issued several grants to local nonprofits to enhance programs that support...

November 08, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota celebrates 40 years

The Community Foundation of Sarasota rang in its 40th anniversary with a breakfast ceremony on Nov. 6 at the Circus Arts...

November 06, 2019

Two anniversary milestones: a Sarasota foundation and its work to stem homelessness

To celebrate two anniversaries: the 40th for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County — which legendarily launched with the...

November 03, 2019

Jerde and Sauer: Season of Sharing is about 'paying it forward'

— Season of Sharing has empowered tens of thousands of neighbors to help neighbors in need in Sarasota, Manatee,...

October 19, 2019

Grade-Level Reading campaign celebrates success in raising reading proficiency

” said Kirsten Russell, the director of community investment for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. “And the good news...

October 16, 2019

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

At their facilities. Additionally, an anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted $200,000 to...

October 03, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County ranked nationally in community impact, donor satisfaction

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been identified as a national leader among community foundations for overall...

September 29, 2019

Baumann: Education, community vital to easing shortage of nurses

Give a special shout-out to our fiscal sponsor, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, and to The Patterson Foundation,...

September 23, 2019

Thousands of Sarasota County kids can check out library books again

Take action on issues related to Age-Friendly Sarasota, Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, National Council on...

September 13, 2019

Community Foundation and donor commits $1 million to Sarasota's The Bay

Founding CEO of The Bay Park Conservancy. “The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s generous support will help us offer a...

September 13, 2019

UF journalism dean named in Florida 500 list

-Tribune’s publisher in 2000, McFarlin also partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to found the Season of...

September 07, 2019

Packing Home in Your Suitcase

Generous community. Roxie Jerde is president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Photo: Roxie Jerde (center)...

September 05, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves nearly $10 Million in Grants

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Board of Directors recently approved nearly $10 million in grants, with more than $1...

August 27, 2019

Campus-wide impact of grants for Sarasota County students yields lofty return

With funding support from EFSC, the Patterson Foundation and Community Foundation of Sarasota County. At Tuttle Elementary...