May 5, 2022

2022 Giving Challenge Raises more than $16 Million to Support Nearly 700 Nonprofit Organizations

More than $75 million has been raised over the last decade through eight online giving events supporting nonprofit efforts to address community needs and opportunities. SARASOTA, FL – Wi…

March 24, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards more than $281,000 to 16 organizations in its fourth Equity and Access competitive grant cycle

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded 16 nonprofit organizations with grants totaling more than $281,000 in its fourth Equity and Access competitive gran…

March 22, 2022

President and CEO appointed to national steering committee

SARASOTA, FL - Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s President and CEO, Roxie Jerde, has been appointed to the national steering committee of the Community Foundation Public Awarenes…

March 9, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Promotes Director of Community Impact

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has announced the promotion of a longstanding staff member to help guide the organization’s community investment strategi…

February 23, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More than $161,000 in Animal Welfare Grants

Grants support nonprofit organizations that serve animals and promote their humane care in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto Counties SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sa…

February 16, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Brings Businesses Two Ways to Be Part of the 2022 Giving Challenge

Businesses have two easy options to choose from to demonstrate their corporate values and community commitments this spring. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is…

February 13, 2022

“Season of Sharing” Surpasses $4.4 Million in Donations as 22nd Annual Campaign Reaches Historic Milestone

Seven matching gifts totaling $700,000 contributed by The Patterson Foundation enhance the millions provided by the community to support neighbors in need all year long. SARASOTA, FL –…

January 5, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Scholarship Applications through February 15

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities through a single application. SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are invited to apply b…