October 30, 2023

Bocilla Islands Conservancy gets grant to boost website

PLACIDA The Bocilla Islands Conservancy was recently awarded a $7,150 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to help develop its website.

The Conservancy is a public…

February 24, 2023

Farmhouse Animal & Nature Sanctuary Purchases Tractor with Grant Dollars

Farmhouse Animal & Nature Sanctuary, a nonprofit exotic, domestic and farm animal sanctuary, was awarded a $22,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Funding for the g…

February 13, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Nearly $200,000 supporting Animal Welfare

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…

December 9, 2022

Animal Welfare Grants Strengthen Ability to Respond to Dire Pet Needs

Animal shelters routinely receive dogs and cats in severe health crisis, and Animal Welfare Grants from the Community Foundation can expand their capacity to provide emergency care and foster…

August 18, 2022

New surgical table at Mote Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital thanks to local foundations

Special animals require special equipment, and thanks to a pair of grants from local community foundations, Mote’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital will be even better equipped to serv…

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…