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 14, 2020

Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Donors, Issue nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Last Two Months

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, as well as evolving short-term and longer-term community care initiatives SARASOTA, F…

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…

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…

April 15, 2020

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Supports Community Foundation of Sarasota County's “Season of Sharing” in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

SARASOTA, FL – In response to heightened need during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has partnered with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in s…

March 19, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Gift from The Patterson Foundation up to $1,000,000 Made in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

SARASOTA, FL – As an initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is relying on the time-tested and trusted Season of Sharing partnership with t…

February 26, 2020

“Season of Sharing” Closes 20th Annual Campaign with More than $2.5 Million in Donations

SARASOTA, FL – The annual community campaign to prevent homelessness before it happens has raised more than $2.5 million in donations in three months, reaching a 20-year total of nearly…

February 24, 2020

“Unity Award” Winners Honored with Grants from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Support their Nonprofit Passions

SARASOTA, FL – In honor of Sarasota Magazine’s 10th annual “Unity Awards” that celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion in our community, the Community Foundation o…