June 13, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $58,000 Eight Local Nonprofits to Stimulate Parent Leadership Strategies

Funding supports organizations serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s first Parent Leadership Grant…

June 10, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Retirement of President and CEO Roxie Jerde in June 2025

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s president and chief executive officer will retire next year in June 2025 at the conclusion of the organization&…

May 30, 2024

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $110,000 in Capacity Building Grants to 15 Local Nonprofits

Funding supports organizations serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded $110,000 to 15 nonprofits…

May 17, 2024

2024 Giving Challenge Competitive Campaign Prizes Awarded to 63 Nonprofits

Nearly $100,000 was awarded to organizations through contests of creativity and strategy. SARASOTA, FL – Prizes for the 2024 Giving Challenge have been announced, with an additional 63…

May 9, 2024

Hope in the face of opportunity

It is human nature to rush in to help in the aftermath of a crisis. We see it time and again after natural disasters or accidents, the immediate aid given to help restore normalcy. While this…

May 9, 2024

Success of Giving Challenge shows the power of working together

On April 9 and 10, this community came together in a show of unity that demonstrates just how connected we are. The 2024 Giving Challenge, presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota C…

April 10, 2024

Community Raises $17.2 Million in 24-Hour Giving Challenge!

More than $92 million has been raised since 2012 through nine online giving events supporting nonprofit efforts to address community needs and opportunities. SARASOTA, FL – Within 24 h…

March 28, 2024

Giving Challenge's “100 Percent Club” Gains Members

Three additional donors working with Community Foundation of Sarasota County will donate $100 to all 724 nonprofits in 2024 Giving Challenge FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Inspired by Joe and M…