September 2, 2021

More Than $2 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County Changes Futures of 495 Students

Students in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties receive support and opportunities to pursue further education. SARASOTA, FL – Nearly 500 traditional and adult students who…

August 31, 2021

Local Black-Led, Black-Serving Nonprofit Organizations Raise More than $20,000 during Give 8/28 National Giving Day

Six organizations were recognized within the top 25 fundraisers out of more than 300 causes nationwide. SARASOTA, FL – During the fourth annual Give 8/28 national giving day on August 28…

August 24, 2021

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Giving Day to Build a More Equitable Community

Grant support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will help organizations kickstart their campaigns. SARASOTA, FL – To culminate the month-long celebration of Black Philant…

August 6, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Local Partners Collaborate to Support Student Literacy and Teacher Professional Development to Inform Intervention Strategies, Help Predict Dyslexia

Through the Strauss Literacy Initiative, families, teachers, and partners are reimagining opportunities for struggling readers at all ages to uncover many often undiagnosed with this learning…

July 16, 2021

Nonprofit Efforts Rally for Summer Learning and Student Success with Support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Closing the achievement gap and extending learning gains have never been more crucial for students following a year of tremendous changes. This summer, the Community Foundation of Sarasota Cou…

June 29, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Board Member

Daniel DeLeo holds the role of Chair, Marilyn Thompson as Vice Chair, while Jeff Troiano will join the board for a three-year term. Pictured Above (from left to right): Marilyn Thompson, Vice…

June 9, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $286,000 in Grants to Strengthen Healthcare Assistance and Services

Grants support improves access to services for vulnerable populations and provide treatment for mental health needs in Sarasota County. SARASOTA, FL – Complementing the many efforts und…

May 18, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Director of Organizational Capacity

Lisa Carter will lead employee development, technology, and organizational culture SARASOTA, FL – With a growing staff of 32 members, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has crea…