December 13, 2021

Paying It Forward: Scholarship Donors Change Futures, Motivated by Life Experiences

When Bea Holt was in her mid-30s working as a nurse in Philadelphia, she dreamed of a career in business. With her employer’s financial support, she enrolled in night classes and receive…

November 5, 2021

NFC Foundation Awarded $60,000 to Benefit Student Scholarships

The North Florida College Foundation has been awarded $60,000 from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Due to the financial challenges…

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…