Belonging and Culture: Stories of Impact
January 4, 2020
Counting Every Voice in Our Community
As with each New Year, many in our community are looking to the future with a healthy dose of optimism mixed with a dash of reality. Through a handful of New Year’s resolutions and festi…
December 18, 2019
Building the Community We All Want To Live In
Belonging and Culture is about building the community we all want to live in by ensuring every one of us feels like we can belong and thrive.
November 14, 2019
GLS is expanding its life-planning service to Manatee/Sarasota counties
Gulfcoast Legal Services is expanding its life-planning program to Manatee and Sarasota counties with a challenge grant from the Manatee Matches Giving Circle of Manatee Community Foundation c…
November 2, 2019
40 Years of Connecting Community
Anniversaries are unique moments in a person or organization’s life that inspire reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. Like many joyous celebrations,…
October 11, 2019
Sara Brunow Named Asolo Rep Education and Engagement Director
Brunow’s position is sponsored by the Muriel O’Neil Fund for the Performing Arts of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
October 11, 2019
$1 million committed to Sarasota's The Bay
With the help of an anonymous donor, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is committing $1 million to The Bay Park Conservancy for construction of The Bay project’s initial 10-acre phase.
October 5, 2019
In Tune with the Heartbeat of Sarasota
Anniversaries are unique moments in an individual or organization’s life, pauses that encourage personal reflection on what has come before and excitement for all that lies ahead. This y…
October 1, 2019
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has been awarded $25,000 in support of its endowment through a challenge match from The Lee Wetherington Foundation of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe meets matching challenge from The Lee Wetherington Foundation of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
August 26, 2019
Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library receive grant
The Jerome and Lillian Barnett Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded the Friends of Shannon Staub Public Library, Inc. (FOSSPL) a $1,275 Immediate Impact Grant.
July 29, 2019
Forty Carrots Family Center awarded $18,000 grant
Forty Carrots Family Center has been awarded an $18,000 grant from the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo Bowen Nobbe Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to expand its Partners in Play p…
June 1, 2019
Collaboration is Key
As the school year winds down here in Sarasota, I feel a touch nostalgic for my own school days in Iowa. Looking back, I realize the friendships and connections I made as I progressed through…
April 26, 2019
Connecting Families with Cultural Resources
Our region abounds with opportunities to explore culture, nature and art. But many low income families never have the opportunity to experience and learn from the community’s rich resour…