June 7, 2021

Sharing Time in Service of Others

There’s an idiom in business that what you measure matters. In philanthropy, there are many measurements – outcomes, lives changed, program results, financial management and years…

May 18, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Director of Organizational Capacity

Lisa Carter will lead employee development, technology, and organizational culture SARASOTA, FL – With a growing staff of 32 members, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has crea…

May 6, 2021

Small Community, Big Heart

While meeting with a wonderful couple who have partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for many years, one donor mentioned that as I get to know Sarasota County, I will find…

May 1, 2021

Guiding with Solutions from the Head and Heart

Dear Friends: Last weekend I took a Florida road trip with my husband, Mike, to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary. We took the back roads to Cape Canaveral to admire the feats accomplish…

April 19, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Vice President of Knowledge and Equity

Ranata Reeder will balance data with community input to bring awareness to inequities and guidance for building a more equitable region. SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Saraso…

March 3, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Vice President of Philanthropy

Jay Young will oversee efforts to cultivate donor relationships and lasting legacies by connecting philanthropic passions with charitable causes. SARASOTA, FL – As charitable giving con…

December 4, 2020

Evolving Philanthropy: Innovative Approaches to Social Investments

For more than 40 years the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has developed relationships to help build and enhance our community through charitable giving. Along the way, we have had the…

October 15, 2020

Gifting Appreciated Stock

Gifting appreciated stock you have held for more than a year allows you to deduct the full fair market value on the date of the gift while avoiding paying capital gains tax if you had sold the…