October 8, 2021

Community College Scholarships Awarded to Students at PHSC

The PHSC Foundation recently received a $60,000 grant from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Given the financial challenges for stude…

September 8, 2021

Promise of Changed Futures, Postmarked with Gratitude

It was just as the fall semester was beginning at campuses both digital and physical that a small, unassuming envelope found its way to our offices at the Community Foundation of Sarasota Coun…

September 2, 2021

More Than $2 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County Changes Futures of 495 Students

Students in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties receive support and opportunities to pursue further education. SARASOTA, FL – Nearly 500 traditional and adult students who…

May 7, 2021

Foundation Receives $60,000 for Part-Time Student Scholarships

A $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the South Florida State College (SFSC) Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFS…

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…

August 1, 2020

Celebrating Students with a Virtual Toss of the Cap

For our community’s teachers, students and families, it’s been a long, tumultuous summer. As conversations about reopening schools become increasingly complex, the usual back-to-sc…