At the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, they believe that each and every person has the potential to impact another person, a cause, a community. You can be the one to make a difference.
For more than 35 years, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has matched donors to the right causes, creating lasting impact. Whether you want to feed the hungry, educate kids, look after animals, support the arts, revitalize neighborhoods, or protect our natural resources, the Foundation can be your partner and ensure your gifts have greater impact.
The combined compassion, expertise, and knowledge of the women of the senior leadership
team all reinforce the Community Foundation’s reputation as an authority on philanthropy. In
partnership with donors, its mission is to connect with other funders, nonprofits, local governments and school districts to find effective solutions to community problems and stay alert to emerging issues and opportunities. Through a national network of community foundations, the team can advise you about charities all over the country and around the world, as well as stay on top of best practices so that you can enjoy philanthropic peace of mind.
IMPACT AND INITIATIVES
▶ TWO-GENERATION APPROACH: CREATING INTERGENERATIONAL CYCLES OF OPPORTUNITY FOR VULNERABLE PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN TOGETHER.
▶ SEASON OF SHARING: PROVIDING A VITAL SAFETY NET TO KEEP A ROOF OVER THE HEADS OF FAMILIES ON THE VERGE OF HOMELESSNESS.
▶ CAMPAIGN FOR GRADE-LEVEL READING: ENSURING THAT ALL CHILDREN ARE PROFICIENT READERS BY THE END OF THIRD GRADE, AN EARLY INDICATOR IN ACADEMIC AND LIFELONG SUCCESS.
▶ EDEXPLORESRQ: CONNECTING TEACHERS AND THEIR STUDENTS TO THE WEALTH OF REALWORLD, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR REGION.
Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2635 FRUITVILLE ROAD, SARASOTA, FL 34237