Grants

Child Protection Center Awarded $10,000 Covid-19 Response Grant

The funding comes from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Grants

Tidewell Receives CareerEdge Grant to Fund Hospice Certification for RNs, CNAs

The grant will fund training and examination fees for 22 RNs and 10 CNAs.

10/23/2020 By Staff

Pets

DOGPerfect, Animal Rescue Coalition Team Up to Prevent Animal Homelessness

DOGPerfect will offer free Perfect Club memberships to all who spend more than $60 at ARC’s clinic through the end of the year.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Awards

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Names 2020 Honorees

Sid Friedman and Candy Brooks have been named Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year, respectively.

10/20/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Impact100 SRQ Announces Five Grant Finalists

The organization will award three of the finalists a $114,000 grant next month.

10/14/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Launches 'Share the Love' Holiday Gift Drive

The organization delivers hot meals daily to more than 1,000 local homebound seniors, veterans, children and families every day.

10/12/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Philanthropists Create $135,000 Match Opportunity for Child Protection Center

CPC says it has seen a 13 percent increase in treatment for child sexual abuse compared to the same time last year.

10/05/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Funders Collaborate to Fulfill Matching Grant for Solar Power Expansion

Drawing on the concept of impact investing, a pilot program invites nonprofits to apply for below-market loans to adopt on-site solar power. As funds are paid back, they are reinvested.

10/02/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Leadership Sarasota County Creates Sensory Garden for Florida Center for Early Childhood

The garden was inspired by the word "transformation," and includes caterpillars and butterflies as prominent features throughout.

10/02/2020 By Staff

Baked good

Dave's Killer Bread Creator to Speak as Part of Sarasota Lecture Series

The Project 180 series also includes an event highlighting local "second chance" employers.

09/28/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Keifer's House

Sarasota Nonprofit Opens New Residential Program for People Leaving Incarceration

Project 180 gives stable housing to people being released from jail and prison and also helps them with transportation, employment and addiction recovery.

09/16/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Affordable Housing

Wells Fargo Grants $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity Sarasota

The grant will support the renovation of a home for a family that deserves relief from poor housing conditions and the daily stress of housing instability.

09/15/2020 By Staff

Grants

Van Wezel Foundation Granted $575,000 for Arts Education in Fiscal Year 2020

Additionally, the foundation generated more than $1 million in contributions through support of its Inspiration Gala.

09/15/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Achieva Credit Union Donates to Sarasota-Manatee Food Banks

The credit union raised $51,747 for Sarasota's All Faiths Food Bank and $37,479 for Bradenton's Salvation Army.

09/10/2020 By Staff

Grants

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $15,000 Grant

The funds come from Personalized Estate Liquidation Benefiting Youth, Inc.

09/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Embracing Our Differences Adds To Board of Directors

Christina M. de Guia, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Glasser/Schoenbaum Welcomes New Board Members, Board President

Robin Serbin is stepping into the role of board president.

09/03/2020 By Staff

This Is Awesome, Baby!

Dick Vitale Gala Breaks Records, Reaching $5 Million Fundraising Goal

Vitale's V Foundation is on track to raise $7 million for pediatric cancer this year.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Grants

Morton’s Gourmet Market Grants $25,000 to All Faiths Food Bank

And thanks to a matching grant through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the $25,000 gift could become $50,000.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Farewell

Saying Goodbye to Sarasota Philanthropist and Businessman Stanley Kane

Kane embodied and shaped the Sarasota we know today.

08/30/2020 By Robert Plunket