June 9, 2022

Speed of Trust

By Kirsten Russell, Vice President, Community Impact For more than a decade, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been building trust among small cohorts of parents to improve the l…

May 6, 2022

Foundation CFO sets retirement date — with replacement at the ready

Good succession planning isn’t just for family businesses. A well-defined plan to have a leader in waiting, at any C-level post, can help eliminate transition headaches.

March 22, 2022

President and CEO appointed to national steering committee

SARASOTA, FL - Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s President and CEO, Roxie Jerde, has been appointed to the national steering committee of the Community Foundation Public Awarenes…

March 9, 2022

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Promotes Director of Community Impact

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has announced the promotion of a longstanding staff member to help guide the organization’s community investment strategi…

December 13, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Expands Talent with Staff Promotions, Appointments, National Fellowship

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has announced the promotion of a longstanding staff member, appointment of a seasoned development professional, and the accepta…

December 2, 2021

A Generous Mindset and Courageous Leadership Warm All Hearts

While I’ve traveled across Florida and the southeast this last year and half, it’s been a while since I had the chance to gather with leaders from other philanthropic institutions.…

November 2, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Earns National Recognition, Awarded Re-Accreditation, Named Top Employer

The three-year renewal of accreditation and 4-star rating on Charity Navigator demonstrate a commitment to financial stewardship and operational excellence SARASOTA, FL – The Community…

July 1, 2021

The Conversation Starts Locally

Homegrown ideas have a way of catching on far beyond their initial geographies. Consider our region for a moment. Two of the top three selling master planned communities in the nation are he…