October 8, 2021

Community College Scholarships Awarded to Students at PHSC

The PHSC Foundation recently received a $60,000 grant from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Given the financial challenges for stude…

September 8, 2021

Promise of Changed Futures, Postmarked with Gratitude

It was just as the fall semester was beginning at campuses both digital and physical that a small, unassuming envelope found its way to our offices at the Community Foundation of Sarasota Coun…

September 2, 2021

More Than $2 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County Changes Futures of 495 Students

Students in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties receive support and opportunities to pursue further education. SARASOTA, FL – Nearly 500 traditional and adult students who…

May 7, 2021

Foundation Receives $60,000 for Part-Time Student Scholarships

A $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the South Florida State College (SFSC) Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFS…

March 5, 2021

Light of the World International Church Black History Scholarships

Light of the World International Church in conjunction with the A.J. Battie Scholarship Fund Committee with a grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County presented the 8th Annual Fu…

February 16, 2021

My College Journey in the Age of COVID-19

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our fou…

January 28, 2021

A Legacy of Love Lives On: The Father Connie Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund

When Tammi (Cowan) Peters was growing up in Sarasota, Father Connie Dougherty was a household name. Her mother would fondly recall stories about the priest who once divided his time between In…

January 19, 2021

A Thank You from North Florida College Scholarship Recipients

To date, more than 400 North Florida College students have been helped with tuition, books, fees and other essential living expenses through the NFC Edward K. Roberts Scholarship. Here are som…