Belonging and Culture: Stories of Impact

October 4, 2021

Beyond Surviving: How We Flourish

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

During the 11 years I worked at Hallmark Cards, I often found myself at the intersection of incredibly creative thinkers and astute conventional professionals. The constant tug and pull betwee…

October 2, 2021

Partnership Blooms for Tomorrow's Environmental Caretakers

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured,

Our region’s relationship with the beaches, swamps, pastures and estuaries that enrich our lives is inseparable. This is something many of us only rediscovered during the pandemic (or ga…

September 1, 2021

“Learning is Action”

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: All of us have a list of things that changed in our lives in 2020. Many of us made lists of things to “return” to in 2021 – visiting friends and relatives, tra…

August 31, 2021

Local Black-Led Nonprofits Raised More Than $20,000 During ‘Give 8/28'

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

During the fourth annual “Give 8/28” national giving day on Aug. 28, 15 local Black-led and Black-serving nonprofit organizations raised more than $20,000 from nearly 200 donors in…

August 24, 2021

Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum Launch Website and Social Media

By Story, Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum,

The Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum launched FLMaritimeFriends.org and their new social media accounts on August 20, 2021. The Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum's mission since its…

August 20, 2021

Beyond Black Philanthropy Month - A Challenge to Our Community

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Dr. Caryl Sheffield,

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), observed every August, “is a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African-descent giving.” The core aims of BPM are “informing…

August 6, 2021

Tidewell Foundation Receives $30,000 Grant From Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story, Tidewell Foundation,

The Tidewell Foundation has received a $30,000 Equity and Access grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to sustain the launch of Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly Newtown program…

August 2, 2021

Campus of Caring Dedicates Building to Community Foundation

By Story, Story of Impact - Featured, Scene Magazine,

In recognition of a decades-long partnership, The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center has dedicated a building on its five-acre campus in honor of the Community Foundation of Sarasota Cou…

August 2, 2021

Soundbites from El Corazón

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Mischa Kirby, Hunter Carpenter,

Long before the invention of keystrokes, written script and the type press, storytelling was tied to oral traditions. Human stories are best told through voice and the words, tones, and emotio…

July 23, 2021

Building a More Equitable Sarasota With Philanthropy & Mentoring

By Blog, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

Tom and Carol Beeler believe to invest in a more equitable community means more than just making charitable gifts. It means getting involved in the lives of young people who otherwise may stru…

July 16, 2021

Manatee Literacy Council Awarded Equity and Access Grant

By Story, Manatee Literacy Council,

Therese Prather joins the Manatee Literacy Council as Program Coordinator, courtesy of the John and Dorothy Brennan Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Therese has…

July 16, 2021

Harvest House Brings Trauma Intelligence Training for Staff

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Harvest House,

Editor's Note: This message was authored by Erin Minor, Chief Executive Officer of Harvest House. Have you ever needed to hit the “reset” button? For us at Harvest House, it was ti…