Community Care: Stories of Impact

August 6, 2020

Forty Carrots Family Center Receives Mental Health Services Grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Forty Carrots Family Center,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Forty Carrots Family Center a $15,000 mental health services grant to provide behavioral support and social/emotional learning for…

August 5, 2020

Philanthropists Offer Matching Opportunity for COVID-19 Hunger Relief

By Story, All Faiths Food Bank,

In response to a significant increase in need due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, a $500,000 match has been provided from the Joe and Mary Kay Henson Family Fund. An anonymous dono…

July 30, 2020

Helping With Medical Costs at Satchel's Last Resort

By Story, Satchel's Last Resort,

June had us again thankful to The Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the generous grant awarded from the Animal Welfare Grant program with funding provided by the Helen C. Schwieder F…

July 30, 2020

Riding Toward Ambiguous Finish Lines

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends: Normally, at this time of year I would be writing to you about how was I inspired by caring Iowans during my annual cycling trip across Iowa, RAGBRAI, Des Moines Register's Ann…

July 26, 2020

Season of Sharing: Sweating out the eviction notice

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Billy Cox,

Season of Sharing helps keep renters off the streets — for now

July 22, 2020

Aviva | Supporting COVID-19 Testing for Staff, Keeping Campus Safe

By Story, Aviva,

Aviva has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for COVID-19 testing of our staff members.

July 4, 2020

Guiding Lights of Our Community

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

In this decisive phase of accessing community needs, our recovery is only as strong as the tools, resources, and voices that come together to create it.

July 1, 2020

Listening and Learning from the Voices of Our Community

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: The hearts and minds of our resilient community are resolute on the path forward for a thoughtful recovery. Recent COVID-19 crises have touched every family, individu…

June 23, 2020

Season of Sharing: A good deed repaid amid the coronavirus pandemic

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Billy Cox,

‘The things we used to take for granted, we don’t take for granted anymore. We’re all in the same storm, just on different boats.’

June 22, 2020

Tidewell receives $75,000 grant to support COVID-19 pandemic response

By Story, Tidewell Hospice,

Tidewell Hospice has received a $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support Tidewell’s COVID-19 response.

June 18, 2020

Goodwill Manasota receives $23,000 grant to support key staff positions

By Story, Goodwill Manasota,

To help support staff positions in the mission-critical areas of career and veterans’ services, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted $23,000 to Goodwill Manasota. The…

June 15, 2020

Nonprofit Organizations Diversify Income Streams with Energy, Water Efficiency Improvements

By Story, Scene Magazine,

Now more than ever nonprofit organizations are having to find creative ways to free up available dollars. A local, cross-sector program is leading the way in advocating for utility upgrades as…