October 4, 2023

Face Autism Awarded $14,400 from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

To support The Dynasty Stars special needs ballroom dance program, the Community Foundation awarded a $14,400 grant to Face Autism. Funding for this program was provided by the Mildred Schwart…

August 1, 2022

Sarasota's summer learning programs critical amid major crises in learning and housing

by Saundra Amrhein Sarasota parent Zac Cox turned to the great outdoors for a classroom when the pandemic forced the closure of schools. His two small kids – cut off from friends and wre…

July 26, 2022

A Decade of 2Gen Learning: Celebrating Support and Success of Whole Families

A decade ago our Community Foundation came together with Ascend at the Aspen institute to formalize our 2Gen approach as the critical lens in which we view our impact. Today, more than ever, w…

June 16, 2022

Masala Giving Circle awards $20,000 in grants to support the African American community in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

SARASOTA - June 29, 2022 Masala Giving Circle has announced the recipients of their 2022 grants. FUNducation, Inc. will receive a grant of $10,000 for their project, “Betty J. Johnson No…

May 6, 2022

Community Day School receives grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School has received a $15,000 Equity and Access grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

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…

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…