Empowerment and Success: Stories of Impact

May 7, 2021

Foundation Receives $60,000 for Part-Time Student Scholarships

By Story, South Florida State College,

A $60,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to the South Florida State College (SFSC) Foundation, Inc. to benefit part-time students who are attending SFS…

March 5, 2021

Light of the World International Church Black History Scholarships

By Story, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

Light of the World International Church in conjunction with the A.J. Battie Scholarship Fund Committee with a grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County presented the 8th Annual Fu…

February 16, 2021

My College Journey in the Age of COVID-19

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Sachit Gali,

Editor's Note: Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, we will be sharing dispatches and sentiments from students receiving scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Our fou…

February 10, 2021

World of Chucko Receives Grant for Humor for Health Program

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

World of Chucko, Inc., announces that a new “Humor for Healthy Aging” program will be launched in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Using music and mirth, memories and magic, Chuck a…

January 28, 2021

A Legacy of Love Lives On: The Father Connie Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund

By Blog, Homepage Spotlight Item, Hunter Carpenter, Lindsey Masterson,

When Tammi (Cowan) Peters was growing up in Sarasota, Father Connie Dougherty was a household name. Her mother would fondly recall stories about the priest who once divided his time between In…

January 28, 2021

Forty Carrots Receives Grant to Help Fund Program for Incarcerated Parents

By Story, Sarasota Magazine,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has approved a $19,039 Equity and Access grant to Forty Carrots Family Center to support its parenting education programs at the Sarasota County jai…

January 24, 2021

Theatre Odyssey Empowers Students through Playwriting Festival

By Story, Theatre Odyssey,

Theatre Odyssey has announced that $2,100 has been granted to the company to provide a $1,000 cash scholarship to the author of the 2021 Best Play, $500 to the Runner-up play author, and $100…

January 19, 2021

A Thank You from North Florida College Scholarship Recipients

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, North Florida College,

To date, more than 400 North Florida College students have been helped with tuition, books, fees and other essential living expenses through the NFC Edward K. Roberts Scholarship. Here are som…

January 14, 2021

Teen Court receives Equity & Access Grant

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Teen Court of Sarasota,

With the support of the Allen Wirtz Nobbe and Jo Bowen Nobbe Fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Teen Court of Sarasota received a $25,000 grant to provide youth a second chan…

January 8, 2021

Learn My History Foundation Empowers Younger Generations

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Learn My History Foundation,

Learn My History Foundation is excited to premiere its first Youth Program called: 'Create With Ro', helping empower younger generations by introducing them to various mentoring missions. This…

January 2, 2021

An A+ Opportunity for Students of All Ages

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

If the last year was an exam on whether the pursuit of academic dreams could be accomplished in the face of the unimaginable, every student – and their families – passed with flyin…