Empowerment and Success: Stories of Impact

July 22, 2021

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe | 2021 Stage of Discovery summer camp

By Story, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, ABC7,

The five-week Stage of Discovery camp at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe culminated in a staging of The Technicolor Musical, July 17 & 18. The Stage of Discovery program is free to student…

July 12, 2021

Learn My History Foundation - Youth Empowerment & Success

By Story, Learn My History Foundation,

Learn My History Foundation recaps 'Create With Ro' Season 1 and its Mentoring Program, by documenting what its youth participants learned and shared during the program. You'll hear what each…

July 3, 2021

Success, Fulfillment and Futures On the Summer Syllabus

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

Following a year of tremendous changes, the school district and nonprofits across our region are rallying for student success on a truly collaborative scale. The timing and urgency couldn&rsqu…

June 18, 2021

Foundation for Dreams awarded $19,500 grant for scholarships

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Foundation for Dreams,

The Foundation for Dreams was recently awarded a $19,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide scholarships for 30 campers to attend the Dream Oaks Camp this summer…

June 14, 2021

A Library Collection That Reflects Everyone

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Library Foundation for Sarasota County,

Editor's Note: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is pleased to help share stories of the important work undertaken by our nonprofit grantees. Sharing stories of impact helps the comm…

June 9, 2021

Mining The Gap: Helping School Districts and Educators

By Story, Jacob Ogles,

From shutting down schools in 2020 for a spring break that never ended, to challenging teachers and students statewide with remote learning, the COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges largely…

June 1, 2021

Early Learning, Parent Pathways, and Investing in the Whole Family

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Do you remember the name of your first teacher? My first two were named Edie and Blake, or as my siblings and I called them, Mom and Dad. Some of us may have first had a grand…

May 19, 2021

Enriching Decision-Making Through Voice, Vision, and Life Experience

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

At the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, our motto “Be the One” reflects a heartfelt philosophy that anyone can give back and enrich the community they call home. It’s…

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…