Natural Dwellings

So You Wanna Own a Super-Small, Super-Sustainable Home?

Bid fast on Pearl Homes' 540-square-foot, LEED-certified unit. All proceeds benefit the Manatee Boys & Girls Club.

07/20/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Good Deeds

Leadership Venice Selects InStride Therapy as 'Class Project' Recipient

Project plans include upgrading InStride's Sensory Arena.

07/16/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Services

The $50,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will support mental health services for children suffering from abuse.

07/16/2021 By Staff

Helping Hands

Two Sarasota Moms Become First-Time Home-Owners

Sarasota Habitat for Humanity, former Tampa Bay Buc Warrick Dunn and rent-to-own furniture store Aaron's deliver two single moms their dream homes.

07/16/2021 By Emma Moneuse


Forty Carrots Family Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Care

The $20,000 grant will be used to offer and expand mental health care assistance to local families and children.

07/14/2021 By Staff


Deadline to Apply for Selby Foundation Fall Grants Is Aug. 2

The foundation board meets in mid-November to review grant applications and award grants.

07/13/2021 By Staff


Senior Living Center Launches Nature-Inspired Therapy Program

Sarasota's Sunnyside Health and Rehabilitation Center recently installed a therapeutic horticulture garden.

07/09/2021 By Staff


Child Protection Center Demolishes Old Cottage on Downtown Property

Money for the demolition was donated by philanthropists Dr. Kenneth Henry Katz and Gwendolyn Hope Katz.

07/09/2021 By Staff


Education Foundation CEO Elected Chair of Statewide Group

Jennifer Vigne will serve as one of four officers with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations.

07/09/2021 By Staff


CreArte Latino Cultural Center Launches 'Para El Futuro/For the Future' Initiative

The bilingual arts and education nonprofit is poised to re-open and expand, with support from a $71,000 grant from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

07/07/2021 By Staff


Safe Children Coalition Awards College Scholarships

Safe Children Coalition Achievers 2021 program participants were recently awarded college scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500

07/06/2021 By Staff


Florida Literacy Coalition Funds Health Literacy for Area Families

The grant will help area families with young children to learn to make informed decisions about their health and healthcare.

07/02/2021 By Staff


Barancik Foundation Grants $250,000 to All Star Children's Foundation

The funds will help All Star focus on program delivery and research.

07/02/2021 By Staff


Longtime Goodwill Volunteer Honored With Picture on Truck

Jo Rita Stevens, who has contributed more than 50 years of service to Goodwill, recognized with photo on truck wrap.

07/02/2021 By Staff

Skrt Skrt

Conservation Foundation Launches New Food Truck Event Series

The first gathering will take place Friday, July 23, with the food truck Curb Your Appetite.

07/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Good Deeds

Local Foundations Recognize Summer Learning Efforts

The cumulative gifts to summer teachers added up to more than $40,000.

06/30/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Volunteers Help Local Seniors Stock Up on Emergency Supplies for Hurricane Season

Volunteers helped pack and distribute emergency meal kits, including a three-day supply of shelf-stable, nutritious foods.

06/29/2021 By Staff


Planned Parenthood Awarded $50,000 Grant

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support sexual and reproductive health care for priority populations.

06/29/2021 By Staff


Selby Foundation Awards More Than $1.3 Million to Area Nonprofit Organizations

The grants awarded will support a number of areas including technology, education, transportation, environment, ADA accessibility and more.

06/25/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Bank of America

The funding will be used for home health aide career development.

06/24/2021 By Staff