October 27, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Date of Next Giving Challenge For Spring 2022

The 24-hour giving day will be held April 26-27, 2022 and will be the eighth of its kind, providing millions in unrestricted funding to hundreds of area nonprofit organizations SARASOTA, FL &…

October 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Vice President of Community Impact to Speak at National Conference for Growing Community Foundations

Russell will join a panel discussion on Grade-Level Reading programs as community resources and networks SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Vice President…

October 2, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Receives Multiple State-Level Awards from Florida Public Relations Association for Website Redesign

Recognitions include a Golden Image Award and Judges’ Award. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was recognized as a recipient of a Golden Image Award and J…

September 28, 2020

Local Funders Collaborate to Fulfill $200,000 Matching Grant Supporting Solar Power Expansion Among Nonprofits

The investment in renewable energy originated with an anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and is supported by Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation and Gulf Co…

September 22, 2020

Temple Beth Israel of Longboat Key Awarded $55,000 Multi-Year Grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County in Memory of Local Philanthropist to Encourage Scholarship and Connection

Funding from the Charlotte P. Graver Fund will support a scholar in residence for six years and provide virtual learning opportunities to connect community. SARASOTA, FL – Temple Beth I…

August 20, 2020

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Day Supporting Black Communities, Community Foundation of Sarasota County Initiates Local Support with “Kickstarter” Grants

SARASOTA, FL – Culminating the month-long celebration of Black Philanthropy Month, several local nonprofit organizations will participate in the third annual Give 8/28, a national charit…

August 12, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County & Herald Tribune Media Group Establish Journalism Partnership

A dedicated journalist will cover nonprofit and community response efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. SARASOTA, FL – Building upon the 20-year partnership of “Season of Sha…

July 13, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County's Corporate Counsel Betsy Pennewill Named to Florida Trend's Legal Elite

Pennewill joins the exclusive list as one of the top 1.4% lawyers in Florida, selected by peers for her service in the nonprofit sector. SARASOTA, FL – Betsy Pennewill, Corporate Counsel…