October 4, 2021

Beyond Surviving: How We Flourish

During the 11 years I worked at Hallmark Cards, I often found myself at the intersection of incredibly creative thinkers and astute conventional professionals. The constant tug and pull betwee…

September 1, 2021

“Learning is Action”

Dear Friends: All of us have a list of things that changed in our lives in 2020. Many of us made lists of things to “return” to in 2021 – visiting friends and relatives, tra…

August 20, 2021

Beyond Black Philanthropy Month - A Challenge to Our Community

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), observed every August, “is a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving.” The core aims of BPM are “informing…

August 2, 2021

Soundbites from El Corazón

Long before the invention of keystrokes, written script and the type press, storytelling was tied to oral traditions. Human stories are best told through voice and the words, tones, and emotio…

July 1, 2021

The Conversation Starts Locally

Homegrown ideas have a way of catching on far beyond their initial geographies. Consider our region for a moment. Two of the top three selling master planned communities in the nation are he…

June 7, 2021

Sharing Time in Service of Others

There’s an idiom in business that what you measure matters. In philanthropy, there are many measurements – outcomes, lives changed, program results, financial management and years…

February 23, 2021

“Unity Award” Winners Receive Honorariums from Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support Nonprofit Causes, Promote Equality, Diversity, Inclusion

SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 11th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…

January 14, 2021

Embracing Our Differences receives support for EdExploreSRQ initiatives

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Embracing Our Differences a $31,488 grant, which will help fund the cost of EOD’s 2020-2021 EdExploreSRQ initiatives, includi…