Philanthropy

New Grant Will Boost Sarasota Animal Shelter

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded $7,800 to Satchel's Last Resort.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Tidewell Foundation Seeks Holiday Gifts for Grieving Children and Families

The community can donate unwrapped gifts or sponsor families enrolled in Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly program.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Theater

Melba Moore to Perform at WBTT's Fall Gala

Tickets are available for a livestream of the gala on Dec. 4.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Grants

The Ringling Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The $42,500 will provide support for three of the museum's programs.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Nonprofit News

Community Foundation Earns National Recognition

The foundation was awarded re-accreditation and earned an "exceptional" four-star rating on Charity Navigator.

11/21/2021 By Staff

Grants

Step Up Suncoast Awarded $50,000 from Bank of America

The funding will support the organization's economic mobility efforts.

11/21/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

New College’s 42nd Annual Clambake Breaks Fundraising Record

Clambake has been New College of Florida’s major scholarship fundraiser for more than four decades.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Spring Grants Cycle Opens Dec. 1, 2021

The foundation specializes in supporting nonprofits with capital grants that support construction, acquisition and/or renovation of facilities.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Giving Back

Looking to Give Back This Thanksgiving? Here Are Five Events That Help Those in Need.

A number of nonprofits are hosting food and toy drives this season.

11/16/2021 By Marc Griffin

Grants

Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.4 Million in Grants

The funding will be used to create workforce pipelines, support health equity efforts and promote diversity, equity and access through the arts.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: The Artful Lobster 2021

The Hermitage Artist Retreat campus was the setting for this outdoor celebration.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos: Sunshine from Darkness Inspiring Hope Dinner

The event at the Ritz benefits mental health nonprofits.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Couture Real Estate Donates $46,235 to All Faiths Food Bank

The funding came from the brokerage's Sandcastle Gala.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

Rotary Club Awards $50,000 Grant to Boys & Girls Clubs

The funding will support youth scholarships for the Boys & Girls Clubs Great Futures Academy.

11/10/2021 By Staff

Festivals

Thunder by the Bay Dates Announced for 2022

The annual festival will take place at the Sarasota Fairgrounds from Feb. 18-20.

11/03/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Junior League of Sarasota Announces 'Little Black Dress Initiative'

The annual event brings focus to the restrictions that poverty places on choices, opportunities, and access to everyday resources.

11/02/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Suncoast Charities For Children Donates $123,423 to Local Nonprofits

The funding will support children, teens and adults with special needs in the Sarasota community.

11/01/2021 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Approves Nearly $11 Million In Grants

The funding includes almost $7 million in grants from donor-advised funds, as well as $612,671 in scholarship awards.

11/01/2021 By Staff

Mental Health

Darryl Strawberry, Steve Ford Will Keynote Sunshine from Darkness Gala

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the local mental health and addiction services of First Step of Sarasota and The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

10/28/2021 By Staff

Awards

Conservation Foundation Honors 2021 Volunteer of the Year, Partner of the Year

Rob Harlan and Susan Lowy Harlan received the Conservation Partner of the Year award, and Rich and Jane Huhn received the Volunteer of the Year award.

10/28/2021 By Staff