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…

January 19, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program through March 1

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities through a single application. SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are now invited to appl…

January 2, 2021

An A+ Opportunity for Students of All Ages

If the last year was an exam on whether the pursuit of academic dreams could be accomplished in the face of the unimaginable, every student – and their families – passed with flyin…

December 16, 2020

Ringling College receives grant to support student scholarships

Ringling College of Art and Design announced Dec. 16 that the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded the college a $30,500 grant from the John J. Clopine Fund to support student s…

December 15, 2020

More Adults Returning to Class in 2020: Adult Scholarship Applications at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County Increase by Nearly 40 Percent

The sharp increase in applications and scholarship recipients reflect shifting economic realities and opportunities in the face of COVID-19.  Photo I.D.: Amber Patrick, 29, and her family. Pa…

December 15, 2020

Booker High students receive $50,000 college grant

A $50,000 grant recently awarded to the Booker Promise Foundation will provide scholarships covering tuition and registration fees for 14 Booker High School students. The grant, which came fr…

November 18, 2020

From “Odd Ball” Class to Lifelong Passion

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 thi…

August 13, 2020

Curls: Alise Fortune's Scholarship Story on her Journey to Self-Love

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 sec…