January 19, 2021

A Thank You from North Florida College Scholarship Recipients

To date, more than 400 North Florida College students have been helped with tuition, books, fees and other essential living expenses through the NFC Edward K. Roberts Scholarship. Here are som…

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 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…

November 7, 2020

Brushing Up on Our Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing

Brush, rinse, floss, repeat. This daily (hopefully twice-a-day) ritual isn’t something we eagerly anticipate, yet it’s a simple habit that we know is important and just cannot go w…

October 9, 2020

Riverview IB's Excellence & Equity E2 Initiative

The mission of the E2 Initiative seeks to promote the inclusion and success of underrepresented students in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) and International Baccalaurea…

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 3, 2020

Celebrating Mote Marine Laboratory's High School Internship Class of 2020

These 16 of Mote's 34-member class, representing Mote's three internship levels, were all seniors and received a special "ConGRADulations" send-off to celebrate their matriculation.