May 26, 2022

2022 Giving Challenge Prizes Award $225,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations

SARASOTA, FL – During a celebration with some 250 attendees, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, alongside other foundation partners, awarded more than 260 prizes totaling $225,…

May 6, 2022

2022 Giving Challenge raises $16 million for nonprofits

The one-day fundraising event — held from noon April 26 to noon April 27 — attracted around $16 million for various nonprofits.

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…

May 1, 2022

Magic Revealed

Magicians like to keep their secrets just that – secret. It keeps the audience curious and awaiting the next trick. But this also keeps that mastery among a select few and puts their cra…

April 25, 2022

This Couple Is Donating to All 700 Nonprofits Participating in This Year's Giving Challenge

This year, the Hensons are participating in the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Giving Challenge, a 24-hour philanthropic binge that begins at noon on Tuesday, April 26, with 7…

April 15, 2022

2022 Giving Challenge Ignites our Generous Community

From noon to noon on April 26 and 27, collaborate, click, and come together for our community! The Community Foundation of Sarasota County presents its 8th Giving Challenge , where everyone ha…

April 1, 2022

Generosity, Love, and Opportunity

It was 10 years ago I first wrote to you about the Giving Challenge. Over the course of eight online giving events, $59 million in gifts have been made in unrestricted funding for hundreds of…

December 22, 2021

A Day at The Bay

What does a great day at the park look like? As we imagine the possibilities, The Bay team often asks ourselves; what do people want to see, do, listen to, or experience? What’s an ideal…