June 30, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors Issue $867,400+ in Grants Supporting Animal Welfare, Health Care, School Readiness, and Summer Education

Funds provide support to strengthen nonprofit capacity and address evolving community needs in wake of COVID-19 pandemic Pictured Above: A student participates in the Great Futures Academy at…

June 22, 2020

Tidewell receives $75,000 grant to support COVID-19 pandemic response

Tidewell Hospice has received a $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support Tidewell’s COVID-19 response.

February 10, 2020

Embracing Your Pride Points

There are a few words in the English language that have some cautionary meanings associated with them. “Pride” is one of those words. Beginning in childhood, we are encouraged to s…

January 2, 2020

From Reflections Come Resolutions

Last week, I was fortunate enough to join my colleagues here at the Community Foundation, including our CEO Roxie Jerde, in a resonant and fulfilling discussion of the profound ideas put forwa…

December 11, 2019

Empowering Families and Individuals to Succeed

While we each aspire to lead a successful life in our own way, the path to reaching our greatest potential is often found through education. Education breeds skills and, more importantly, conf…

December 4, 2019

Showing Community Care

Each of us cares for our community in a unique way. For donors working with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, it means being a resource during challenging times, with a mindset to l…

November 25, 2019

Warmed by Solutions in Chilly Atlanta

With temperatures 20 degrees below average, Atlanta played host to the 50th annual meeting of the Southeastern Council of Foundations, where more than 1,000 people gathered to discuss the resp…

November 25, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website Designed to Enhance User Connectivity, Share Stories of Impact that Uplift Community

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has launched a new website to better connect the community with its mission by enhancing transparency and storytelling capabili…