August 8, 2021

A Legacy of Literary and Learning Support Lives On

Growing up, Patricia “Patti” Strauss found reading and writing uniquely challenging, yet for most of her life could never pinpoint why. After years of searching for answers with lo…

August 6, 2021

Reimagining the ABCs of Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy

Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Saraso…

July 28, 2021

Loveland Center announces new theater program

Loveland Center announced a new theater day program Thursday, with auditions in September. The day program will be aimed at teaching critical life skills through creativity and the performing…

June 18, 2021

Foundation for Dreams awarded $19,500 grant for scholarships

The Foundation for Dreams was recently awarded a $19,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide scholarships for 30 campers to attend the Dream Oaks Camp this summer…

February 10, 2021

World of Chucko Receives Grant for Humor for Health Program

World of Chucko, Inc., announces that a new “Humor for Healthy Aging” program will be launched in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Using music and mirth, memories and magic, Chuck a…

January 28, 2021

Forty Carrots Receives Grant to Help Fund Program for Incarcerated Parents

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has approved a $19,039 Equity and Access grant to Forty Carrots Family Center to support its parenting education programs at the Sarasota County jai…

December 13, 2020

Carol McCloud's Bucket "Fillosophy" To Giving

Carol McCloud learned at an early age from the vinyl-lined booth of a diner about the power of giving. Whenever young Carol would visit her Uncle Frank in Chicago, they would go out to eat at…

October 5, 2020

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center | Remote Learning for Individuals with Vision Loss

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center sought a seamless transition from one-to-one personal instruction to remote learning for individuals with vision loss. Funding in the amount of $9,839 w…