Community Care: Stories of Impact

September 18, 2021

Selby Gardens, Community Foundation Expand Partnership

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County are expanding their partnership that connects youth and families to nature and environmental science. The Communit…

August 17, 2021

Happy Tails from the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch

By Story, Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch,

The Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch continues to leverage the generous Animal Welfare Grant from the Robert Parker Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. This grant is focused o…

July 19, 2021

Child Protection Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Services

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Child Protection Center,

The Child Protection Center, Inc. (CPC) has received a $50,000 grant supporting mental health services for children suffering from child abuse in Sarasota County. This funding has been provide…

July 14, 2021

Mental Health Care Grant Awarded to Forty Carrots Family Center

By Story, Forty Carrots Family Center,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County through the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund and the Edward K. Roberts Fund recently awarded Forty Carrots Family Center a $20,0…

July 14, 2021

Friends of Manatee County Animal Services awarded $10,000 grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

The Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FoMCAS) was recently honored with a $10,000 award from the Robert Parker Fund and Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund I of the Community Found…

July 2, 2021

Planned Parenthood receives grant for priority populations

By Story, SNN News,

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida was awarded a $50,000 grant. The money was granted to the organization by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support sexual and…

June 15, 2021

Samaritan Counseling Services | Mental Health Services for Children & Families

By Story, Samaritan Counseling Services of the Gulf Coast,

Samaritan Counseling Services was awarded a $25,000 grant provided by the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support mental…

June 14, 2021

Beyond the Spectrum Receives $23,169 Health Care Grant

By Story, Beyond the Spectrum Education and Therapeutic Center,

Since 2007 Beyond the Spectrum has served families in Sarasota & Manatee counties affected by Autism and other related diagnoses, ensuring support to our families through our therapeutic a…

June 10, 2021

The Florida Center Receives Grant to help At-Risk Families

By Story, The Florida Center for Early Childhood,

The Community of Sarasota County Equity and Access Grant will ensure children with disabilities receive wrap-around therapeutic services while attending The Florida Center’s Starfish Aca…

June 2, 2021

New College Foundation | Support for After-Hours Mental Health Care

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, New College Foundation,

New College Foundation recently received a $20,500 Equity and Access Grant through the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund and the McCauley-Brown Fund of the Community Foundat…

June 1, 2021

Medical Service Beyond Routine Needs | Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch,

In April of this year, the Humane Society at Lakewood Ranch was awarded an Animal Welfare Grant in the amount of $8,000 to support Medical Service Beyond Routine Needs.We want to thank the Rob…

May 17, 2021

Satchel's Last Resort | Grant Supports Emergency Medical Fund

By Story, Satchel's Last Resort,

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the recent grant award of $16,000 from the Helen C. Schwieder Fund to support our emergency medical fund. Two weeks ago we rescued…