Community Care: Stories of Impact

October 16, 2019

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

An anonymous donor with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has granted $200,000 to fund a pilot solar investment program through which nonprofit organizations will be able to apply fo…

September 11, 2019

Hermitage Uses Community Foundation Grant for Special Project

By Story, Kelly Fores,

The Hermitage Artist Retreat recently utilized a $2,500 grant from the George J. & Alice Pugh Donor Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County...

August 30, 2019

Supporting Emergency Needs & Disaster Relief for all Communities

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Like you, we here at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County are anxiously watching the latest reports on Hurricane Dorian and preparing for needs we know will come whatever path the storm…

August 27, 2019

Season of Sharing: An all-year endeavor

By Story, Matt Sauer,

The partnership between the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County helps people beyond the holiday season.

August 8, 2019

Sarasota County schools tackles mental health at elementary level

By Story, Jenna Brew,

Mental health and the negative notation attached to it often go hand in hand. However, Sarasota County schools are paving the way for a solution to end the stigma.

May 3, 2019

Lines on a Map

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends: A lot of us who bike or run or walk like to track our distances and the paths we travel. Some ambitious people event create "GPS art" with their exercise routines (yes, it's a th…

January 9, 2019

How to Help During the Shutdown

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

Dear Friends: These last few weeks as the federal government shutdown has progressed I have heard from many of you who want to know how to best help furloughed workers, contractors and other f…

September 13, 2017

Relief and Recovery Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County Receives Outpouring of Support in Storm's Wake

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

The sun shines brightly on our coast again, and we are hoping all our friends and nonprofit partners are safe and sound after the wake of Hurricane Irma. While we were spared the worst of the…

August 30, 2017

Houston: We're Here to Support You

By Blog, Roxie Jerde,

As we watch in disbelief at the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area, our first instinct as Americans is to ask "how can we help?" Seeing so many fellow citizens dealing with devastating…