Empowerment and Success: Stories of Impact

February 24, 2020

Breaking Barriers and Embracing Diversity at National History Day

By Blog, Nicole Light, Homepage - Blog,

A seventh- grade student sits next to a laptop at the end of a long conference table located inside the front office at Sarasota Middle School. At the other end sit four judges waiting for thi…

February 18, 2020

Carl Caruso's Gambit: Nurturing Good Decision Makers Through Early Childhood Education - And Games of Chess

By Story, Homepage Spotlight Item, Sylvia Whitman,

Retiree Carl Caruso usually keeps his philanthropy on the down-low, but he’s realized that to scale up, he has to speak up. After all, it was reporting about Orlando hotelier Harris Rose…

February 3, 2020

An International Group Strengthens Parent Leadership | UnidosNow

By Story, UnidosNow,

Our Parent Leadership Program began October 1st of this year, again with strong parental participation at both Gocio and Tuttle elementary schools. Our new participants give our program an int…

January 6, 2020

EdExploreSRQ ED-stravaganza Grant Winners Named

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact,

Tuttle Elementary School, Woodland Middle School and individual teachers from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Sarasota Middle School, Wilkinson Elementary and Tatum Ridge Elementary were all…

December 27, 2019

A Community Collaborates to Share the Gift of Reading

By Blog, Alisa Mitchell, Homepage - Blog,

For students attending Cranberry Elementary School in North Port, the holiday season got off to a spectacular start, thanks to the generosity of local Barnes & Noble customers. For several…

December 23, 2019

Scholarship honoring Southeast High teens who died in crash raises nearly $100,000

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Ryan McKinnon,

A scholarship fund honoring two Manatee County teenagers who died just after graduating high school has raised nearly $100,000.

December 23, 2019

Scholarship for Southeast HS students continues to grow

By Story, Don Brennan,

A scholarship fund honoring two Manatee County teenagers who died just after graduating high school has raised nearly $100,000.

December 11, 2019

Empowering Families and Individuals to Succeed

By Story, Hunter Carpenter,

While we each aspire to lead a successful life in our own way, the path to reaching our greatest potential is often found through education. Education breeds skills and, more importantly, conf…

November 26, 2019

Harvey Milk Festival Launches #WeSupport Campaign

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sarasota Magazine, Story of Impact - Featured,

The campaign aims to educate and inform participants about the unique diversity issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

November 14, 2019

Senior Friendship Center to hold Holiday Extravaganza performance

By Story, Whitney Elfstrom,

...thanks to a grant from the Sarasota Senior Theatre Donor Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The grant will allow “Holiday Extravaganza” to be the first…

November 13, 2019

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Community Impact Grant to JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation

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

A grant of $2,750 recently awarded by the Arthur T. Esslinger Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, allows JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation will be able to p…