Empowerment and Success: Stories of Impact

October 14, 2021

From Identification to Success: Supporting Students with Learning Differences at St. Mary Academy

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Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Sarasot…

October 8, 2021

Community College Scholarships Awarded to Students at PHSC

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Pasco Hernando State College,

The PHSC Foundation recently received a $60,000 grant from the Edward K. Roberts Community College Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Given the financial challenges for stude…

September 8, 2021

Promise of Changed Futures, Postmarked with Gratitude

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

It was just as the fall semester was beginning at campuses both digital and physical that a small, unassuming envelope found its way to our offices at the Community Foundation of Sarasota Coun…

August 8, 2021

A Legacy of Literary and Learning Support Lives On

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

Growing up, Patricia “Patti” Strauss found reading and writing uniquely challenging, yet for most of her life could never pinpoint why. After years of searching for answers with lo…

August 6, 2021

Reimagining the ABCs of Literacy Support at Visible Men Academy

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Editor’s Note: In-depth research and exploratory pilot programs are helping develop the Strauss Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort managed by the Community Foundation of Saraso…

July 28, 2021

Loveland Center announces new theater program

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Venice Gondolier,

Loveland Center announced a new theater day program Thursday, with auditions in September. The day program will be aimed at teaching critical life skills through creativity and the performing…

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

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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…