November 1, 2022

Amidst Grief, Gratitude

These past few years have brought significant challenges—the pandemic, with its ensuing, ongoing recovery, and Hurricane Ian testing the resolve of our communities. But the challenges ha…

October 10, 2022

OPINION: Recovery Fund will help the Suncoast heal - and rebuild

The scope of damage caused by Hurricane Ian is still being revealed to our community and will continue for some time as devastation continues to unfold. It’s likely that we will be r…

October 6, 2022

Typical Post-Disaster Giving Practices Could Hamper Hurricane Ian Recovery

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, a familiar narrative is already taking shape. It goes like this: A major disaster sparks a flood of donations to the big relief organizations. These groups…

September 26, 2022

Supporting Suncoast Disaster Recovery Fund for All Communities

Like you, we here at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County are watching news reports, hearing from our neighbors around the suncoast, and learning of the scale of damage left in Hurrican…

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…

May 9, 2022

Nashville housing model might help thousands in Sarasota-Manatee

Amid skyrocketing rents and surging calls for help, local housing advocates are pursuing an innovative Nashville model for increasing housing access that could potentially assist thousands of…

April 15, 2022

First Family Moves In at Family Promise of South Sarasota County

Family Promise of South Sarasota County recently received a $25,100 donation toward the capital campaign to purchase 10 cottages for its Pathways Home transitional housing project. The funds f…

May 12, 2021

SPARCC Awarded $30,000 Equity and Access Grant for Emergency Shelter

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) a generous grant to support the SPARCC Emergency Shelter. The SPARCC Emergency Shelter serves as…