Organization: Education Foundation of Sarasota County
1960 Landings Blvd I Sarasota, FL 34231, (941) 927-0965
Mission: To enhance the potential of students, promote excellence in teaching and inspire innovation in education, guided by strategic philanthropy.
The Education Foundation of Sarasota County is the only organization with the singular purpose of investing in our public schools and our community’s future. It funds over 200 classroom grants annually, allowing teachers to take individual lessons to the next level. It underwrites opportunities for students to connect with our community through experiential field trips. It collaborates with schools to pilot innovative programs and works fiercely to ensure students graduate with purpose and prepared for a post-secondary pathway.
For more than 30 years, the Education Foundation has operated under the belief that every child deserves to reach their full potential. Its mission is to enhance the potential of students, promote excellence in teaching and inspire innovation in education, guided by strategic philanthropy. The Education Foundation of Sarasota County and its investors are champions for students, teachers, and schools.
The work of the Education Foundation is guided by the following creed:
We believe education changes lives.
We believe every child deserves to reach his/her full potential.
We believe in creating brighter futures for our children.
We believe a vibrant and prosperous community is dependent upon the value its community members place on high quality education.
We believe an investment in a child’s education is the best investment anyone can make.