May 29, 2020

2020 Giving Challenge Prizes Award More than $286,000 to Local Nonprofit Organizations in Virtual Celebration

Prize awards augment support for nonprofit capacity building, in addition to recognizing excellence in planning, strategy, and creativity SARASOTA, FL – During a virtual celebration with…

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

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…

April 27, 2020

Giving Challenge begins Tuesday amid economic turmoil

The Giving Challenge, a 24-hour festival of love for Sarasota nonprofits, begins Tuesday at noon with more than 700 organizations participating in the unique online fundraiser that began seven…

April 26, 2020

Giving Challenge a way to throw nonprofits some support in trying times

There’s a very special day coming up this week — running from noon to noon April 28 to 29, and, no, it’s not a sporting event, as you should well know. But it is something th…

April 23, 2020

Community delivers more than $2 million to Season of Sharing

In mid-March, the Community Foundation’s longtime partner, The Patterson Foundation of Sarasota, committed up to $1 million to strengthen this important safety net with an immediate $500…

April 23, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Gifts Meet Match, Inspire More Giving in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Generous community raises nearly $2 million in less than a month, meeting matching challenge and sparking additional matching gifts to assist individuals and families in need. SARASOTA, FL &n…