March 19, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Gift from The Patterson Foundation up to $1,000,000 Made in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

SARASOTA, FL – As an initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is relying on the time-tested and trusted Season of Sharing partnership with t…

February 26, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Closes 20th Annual Campaign with More than $2.5 Million in Donations

SARASOTA, FL – The annual community campaign to prevent homelessness before it happens has raised more than $2.5 million in donations in three months, reaching a 20-year total of nearly…

February 24, 2020

“Unity Award” Winners Honored with Grants from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support their Nonprofit Passions

SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 10th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…

January 30, 2020

Local Students Invited to Participate in 2020 Town Hall Lecture Series

SARASOTA, FL – Thanks to the generous support of local philanthropists Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf, 28 students from area high schools were invited to attend a lecture with General John F…

January 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program through February 18

SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are now invited to apply for more than 70 scholarship opportunities offered through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. By comple…

December 18, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches Upgraded Platform for The Giving Partner in Advance of 2020 Giving Challenge

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has launched an upgraded platform for The Giving Partner, an online resource and database connecting the community with more th…

November 25, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website Designed to Enhance User Connectivity, Share Stories of Impact that Uplift Community

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has launched a new website to better connect the community with its mission by enhancing transparency and storytelling capabili…

November 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Grants in Support of Placemaking, LGBTQ+ Initiatives, Cultural Development & the Arts

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has issued several grants to local nonprofits to enhance programs that support placemaking, LGBTQ+ initiatives, and cultural de…