Empowerment and Success: Stories of Impact

July 10, 2020

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Community Foundation of Sarasota County come together to help youth avoid the “COVID slide”

By Story, Story of Impact - Featured, Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County,

Experts from local foundations and nonprofit organizations came together to help at-risk children stay on track and avoid academic regression.

July 7, 2020

2020 Great Futures Academy Summer Program

By Story, Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County,

Thanks to lead support from our wonderful community partners for making the 2020 Great Futures Academy Summer Program possible, Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Community Foundation…

July 2, 2020

The Florida Center Receives $100,000 in Grants to Help Vulnerable Families

By Story, The Florida Center for Early Childhood,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded a grant of $25,000, from the James Franklin & Dorothy J. Warnell Fund, Sheldon L. German Fund, and Mildred Schwartz Lentini Fund, to go…

June 30, 2020

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives a $25,000 Matching Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County

By Story, Teen Court of Sarasota,

Teen Court of Sarasota is proud to announce the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will continue to support services for our young people at our local schools for a third year in a row.

June 12, 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

By Story, Scene Magazine,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has approved a grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast in the amount of $10,000 through a recommendation from its Community Impact Grant…

June 8, 2020

Lemon Zest : Elif Ak's Scholarship Story on Life in the USA & Turkey

By Blog, Elif Ak,

Author's Note: My name is Elif Ak and I was born in Istanbul, Turkey. I moved to the United States eight years ago. Until I stepped foot in America, I didn’t speak a single word of Engli…

June 2, 2020

Forward Thinking at the Crossroads of Crisis

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog,

Dear Friends and Family: From hurricanes and earthquakes, and now pandemics and civil unrest across our country, crises have often been viewed as a rare, if not fully welcomed opportunity for…

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…