September 28, 2020

Project 180, dedicated to prisoner reentry, celebrates second chance employers

Now entering its seventh season, the Strong Voices Strong Subjects Lecture Series is designed to provide meaningful public education about prisoner reentry issues from nationally recognized sc…

August 3, 2020

Celebrating Mote Marine Laboratory's High School Internship Class of 2020

These 16 of Mote's 34-member class, representing Mote's three internship levels, were all seniors and received a special "ConGRADulations" send-off to celebrate their matriculation.

June 30, 2020

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives a $25,000 Matching Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Teen Court of Sarasota is proud to announce the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will continue to support services for our young people at our local schools for a third year in a row.

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…

July 12, 2019

Children First wins Community Foundation grant for women's career readiness

The Margaret L. Bates Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded Children First a $5,000 grant to support a Career Readiness for Women course through the agency’s Famili…

May 29, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards $55,000 Supporting Education, Science and Long-Term Career Development with the Cross College Alliance

SARASOTA, FL – A $55,000 grant to the Cross College Alliance was awarded by an anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to establish a paid internship program for…

May 24, 2017

Masala Giving Circle Grants Funds to Support the Lives of Young Girls

On May 15, the Masala Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization of African-American women, held a Grant Awardee Ceremony at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. This year the grant a…