August 17, 2021

Happy Tails from the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch

The Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch continues to leverage the generous Animal Welfare Grant from the Robert Parker Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. This grant is focused o…

July 14, 2021

Friends of Manatee County Animal Services awarded $10,000 grant

The Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FoMCAS) was recently honored with a $10,000 award from the Robert Parker Fund and Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund I of the Community Found…

June 1, 2021

Medical Service Beyond Routine Needs | Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch

In April of this year, the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch was awarded an Animal Welfare Grant in the amount of $8,000 to support Medical Service Beyond Routine Needs.We want to thank the Rob…

May 17, 2021

Satchel's Last Resort | Grant Supports Emergency Medical Fund

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the recent grant award of $16,000 from the Helen C. Schwieder Fund to support our emergency medical fund. Two weeks ago we rescued…

May 7, 2021

Venice Cat Coalition Receives $12,000 Animal Welfare Grant

The Venice Cat Coalition, a nonprofit spay-neuter organization based in Venice, recently received a $12,000 grant from the Helen C. Schwieder Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota Count…

May 1, 2021

Fostering A More Humane Community, One Paw at a Time

Whether they bark, meow, neigh, or squawk, animals are inseparable members of our families. My own family would be incomplete without our three Labradors, J.J. (Jogger Jerde), a chocolate lab…

April 26, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $203,000 in Grants Promoting Animal Welfare

Grants support nonprofit organizations that serve domestic animals and promote their humane care in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto Counties SARASOTA, FL – Through its annual An…

March 1, 2021

Venice Cat Coalition Saves Lives, Overcomes COVID-19 Shutdowns

The call for help was typical. A Nokomis, FL resident who loves animals had taken on far more than she could afford and was at wit’s end. She had 9 nursing mother cats and over 35 tiny n…