Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grants $286,000

The funding will support improved access to services for vulnerable populations and provide treatment for mental health needs in Sarasota County.

06/09/2021 By Staff


Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $50,000 Gift

The funding comes from Personalized Estate Liquidation Benefiting Youth, Inc.

06/08/2021 By Staff


Realize Bradenton Adds Two New Board Members

Alisa Westberry and Wade Hamilton recently joined the nonprofit's board.

06/07/2021 By Staff

New hires

Parkinson's Nonprofit Names New CEO

Sarasota's Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's recently selected Sara Grivetti as its new chief executive officer.

06/07/2021 By Staff


Goodwill Receives Funding to Assist Individuals With Barriers to Employment

The $85,920 grant will support Goodwill's GoodPartner Coach program.

06/04/2021 By Staff


Selby Gardens Breaks Ground on New Downtown Campus

Work will start later this year on the first phase of what will be a massive overhaul of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/03/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shop for a cause

Fashion Show Will Raise Money for Nonprofit That Helps Moms in Need

A group of local businesses is coming together to benefit Mothers Helping Mothers.

06/03/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein


Selby Gardens Receives Fourth $1 Million Gift

The funds come from Audrey Robbins and Harry Leopold.

06/02/2021 By Staff


Selby Gardens Receives Third $1 Million Gift in Two Weeks

The funds will be used for its downtown Sarasota Master Plan.

05/25/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Judge Erika Quartermaine Joins Second Heart Homes Board

Second Heart Homes Inc. helps homeless adults with mental illnesses secure housing and obtain self-sufficiency.

05/24/2021 By Staff

Rescue Mission

Cat Depot Rescues 24 Cats From Mississippi, Louisiana Shelters

Twenty-two kittens and two cats arrived at the shelter on Thursday.

05/20/2021 By Staff


Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Gift for Phase 1 of Master Plan

The funds come from the Floyd C. Johnson and Flo Singer Johnson Foundation.

05/17/2021 By Staff

Food for Thought

How Poor Nutrition Has Affected Kids During the Covid-19 Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank saw need spike last year, and is continuing its expanded outreach.

05/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Donation

The funds will be used for the endowment of the gardens' Master Plan for its downtown Sarasota ampus.

05/11/2021 By Staff


Community Foundation Awards More than $320,000 in Grants

Funding will support equitable access to education and health care.

05/10/2021 By Staff


Dick Vitale Gala 2021

The 16th annual gala raised $5 million for pediatric cancer research, and welcomed some top athletes and celebrities.

05/10/2021 Photography by Lori Sax


New Film Company Receives $300,000 Gift

Wingspan Productions works with the community to target and identify issues that young people are grappling with in their daily lives.

05/06/2021 By Staff


Venice Cat Coalition Receives $12,000 Grant

The funding will be used to to help with veterinary care, medicine and other support that is targeted to save more than 300 cats and kittens this year.

05/06/2021 By Staff


All Faiths Food Bank Receives $65,000 Grant

The funding will help support the food bank's nutrition education, Snap application assistance and hunger relief programs.

05/04/2021 By Staff


Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala: Sock Hop at the Drive-In

Nathan Benderson Park was the setting for a more casual, nostalgic annual gala with live entertainment and a big screen.

05/03/2021 Photography by Lori Sax