August 30, 2022

Mote's partnership with The Haven going strong, thanks to grant from the Community Foundation

Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is partnering with The Haven, a local nonprofit offering programs and services for chi…

August 25, 2022

New QR code signs help visitors learn about Punta Gorda's murals

Walking around the town of Punta Gorda, you will notice lots of colorful murals. Some contain people, some animals and some even pineapples. Why pineapples? They are part of the area’s l…

August 23, 2022

Give 8/28 Promises a Step Toward Equity

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Giving Day to Build a More Equitable Community Grant support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will help organiz…

June 16, 2022

Masala Giving Circle awards $20,000 in grants to support the African American community in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

SARASOTA - June 29, 2022 Masala Giving Circle has announced the recipients of their 2022 grants. FUNducation, Inc. will receive a grant of $10,000 for their project, “Betty J. Johnson No…

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…

February 1, 2020

The Puzzle Pieces of Our Community

Have you seen the meme online? A photo of an axe and a razor side-by-side along with some clever language about how both cut, but their strengths produce very different results. That’s l…

December 18, 2019

Building the Community We All Want To Live In

Belonging and Culture is about building the community we all want to live in by ensuring every one of us feels like we can belong and thrive.