February 23, 2021

“Unity Award” Winners Receive Honorariums from Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support Nonprofit Causes, Promote Equality, Diversity, Inclusion

SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 11th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…

January 14, 2021

Teen Court receives Equity & Access Grant

With the support of the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo Bowen Nobbe Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Teen Court of Sarasota received a $25,000 grant to provide youth a second chan…

January 14, 2021

Embracing Our Differences receives support for EdExploreSRQ initiatives

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Embracing Our Differences a $31,488 grant, which will help fund the cost of EOD’s 2020-2021 EdExploreSRQ initiatives, includi…

January 11, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Five Grants Promoting Equity and Access for Underrepresented, Geographically Underserved Communities

Grants focus on educational and health care equity SARASOTA, FL – In its first ever Equity and Access competitive grant cycle, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded fiv…

January 8, 2021

Learn My History Foundation Empowers Younger Generations

Learn My History Foundation is excited to premiere its first Youth Program called: 'Create With Ro', helping empower younger generations by introducing them to various mentoring missions. This…

January 6, 2021

The Patterson Foundation Surprises Season of Sharing Agencies

During a surprise virtual event, The Patterson Foundation awarded a one-time honorarium of more than $450,000 to dozens of nonprofit agencies in attendance for all their hard work in the Seaso…

January 5, 2021

Community Foundations Are Helping County Go Green

This article was published on January 5, 2021, by Inside Philanthropy. Florida’s Sarasota County seems, at first glance, like unlikely ground for lessons on climate change philanthropy.…

December 22, 2020

Strategic partnership to support Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe was recently awarded a grant of $30,000 from the Zella I. and Junius F. Allen Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. These funds will support WBTT…