January 19, 2021

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program through March 1

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities through a single application. SARASOTA, FL – Students from four area counties are now invited to appl…

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

Booker High students receive $50,000 college grant

A $50,000 grant recently awarded to the Booker Promise Foundation will provide scholarships covering tuition and registration fees for 14 Booker High School students. The grant, which came fr…

November 18, 2020

From “Odd Ball” Class to Lifelong Passion

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our thi…

August 13, 2020

Curls: Alise Fortune's Scholarship Story on her Journey to Self-Love

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our sec…

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…

June 23, 2020

407 Local Students Awarded $1.30 Million in Scholarships from Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Scholarships support future academic and professional success, provide opportunities amidst COVID-19 pandemic. SARASOTA, FL – In a year when graduation ceremonies and cap and gown photos…