March 24, 2022

As rents go up and evictions increase, Sarasota's seniors struggle to find places to live

Most government-subsidized senior housing complexes in the area have no availability. But driving the crisis is that low-cost units on the private market are now disappearing – with land…

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 22, 2022

Science and Environment Council Awarded $10,000 Grant

The Science and Environment Council (SEC) recently received a $10,000 Capacity Building grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Incorporated in 2001, the SEC marked its 20th ye…

January 19, 2022

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 14.38 Acres in Manatee County

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has announced the permanent protection of14.38 acres in Manatee County. This newly protected land is located between Manatee County’s Braden…

December 2, 2021

Manatee County bird sanctuary receives $10,00 grant to make room for more feathered friends

A Manatee County bird sanctuary is getting much needed help to get birds rehabilitated and ready for adoption. A $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota has gone towards e…

November 24, 2021

New Grant Will Boost Local Sarasota Animal Shelter

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded a $7,800 grant to Satchel’s Last Resort, a Sarasota no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary. The money will help the organizatio…

November 15, 2021

More 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…

September 18, 2021

Selby Gardens, Community Foundation Expand Partnership

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County are expanding their partnership that connects youth and families to nature and environmental science. The Communit…