August 5, 2020

Philanthropists Offer Matching Opportunity for COVID-19 Hunger Relief

In response to a significant increase in need due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, a $500,000 match has been provided from the Joe and Mary Kay Henson Family Fund. An anonymous dono…

June 2, 2020

Forward Thinking at the Crossroads of Crisis

Dear Friends and Family: From hurricanes and earthquakes, and now pandemics and civil unrest across our country, crises have often been viewed as a rare, if not fully welcomed opportunity for…

May 5, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Raises $18.4 Million to Support Nearly 700 Nonprofit Organizations

Unrestricted funding raised during the Giving Challenge provides critical flexibility and assistance to nonprofit efforts to address evolving community needs SARASOTA, FL – Within 24 hou…

May 2, 2020

Inspiring Hope and Generosity Through the 2020 Giving Challenge

Overcoming the uncertainty of our times, the 2020 Giving Challenge returned from noon to noon, April 28 and 29, to inspire a remarkable outpouring of support from donors across our region, sta…

April 29, 2020

The 2020 Giving Challenge raises more than $18 million for Suncoast nonprofits

In the middle of a global health pandemic Sunocast residents opened hearts and wallets all for a good cause. The 2020 Giving Challenge showed the generosity of the Suncoast as the results ta…

April 29, 2020

2020 Giving Partner Challenge raises jaw-dropping $18M

The 2020 Giving Partner Challenge outshined all expectations as Southwest Florida community members witnessing a need for humanitarian services raised a jaw-dropping $18 million during a 24-ho…

March 2, 2020

Legacy Lunch 2020: Celebrating Our Collective Impact

Our Legacy Luncheon began in 1993 under the leadership and direction of longtime Community Foundation of Sarasota County CEO Stewart Stearns to formally celebrate the philanthropic spirit of o…

November 6, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Celebrates 40 Years of Community Impact

SARASOTA, FL – The Community Foundation of Sarasota County will kick-off its 40th Anniversary on November 6th with a celebration honoring the donors, nonprofit organizations, and local…