Grant Report

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $225,000 in Giving Challenge prizes and Barancik Foundation distributes $475,000 in retention bonuses to early education professionals.

06/06/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Healthcare Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift for Behavioral Health Pavilion

Plus, CreArte Latino Center is the recipient of a Covid-19 Community Impact Grant and Goodwill receives a donation of art from Patriot Plaza.

05/26/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

There's Still Time to Donate to Community Foundation's 24-Hour Giving Challenge

More than 700 nonprofits participate in the event, which has raised more than $59 million since 2012.

04/26/2022 By Staff

Grants

Community Day School Receives Equity and Access Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the school's Every Child Scholarship Fund.

04/14/2022 Photography by Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards More Than $281,000 in Grants

The funding was distributed to 16 organizations in the foundation's Equity and Access competitive grant cycle.

03/24/2022 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation President and CEO Appointed to National Steering Committee

Roxie Jerde will collaborate with CEOs from across the nation to offer guidance on how national issues affect charitable giving in local communities.

03/22/2022 By Staff

Grants

Newtown Connection Awarded $30,000 Grant

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support equity and access.

03/21/2022 By Staff

Grants

Academy at Glengary Launches Mental Health Re-Engagement Initiative

The funding will support the academy's comprehensive, culturally sensitive approach to county residents seeking mental health recovery.

03/17/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Promotes Director of Community Impact

The foundation also hired a director of marketing.

03/08/2022 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards More Than $161,000 in Animal Welfare Grants

The grants will will fund emergency veterinary treatment as well as volunteer program development.

02/23/2022 Photography by Staff

Grants

Science and Environment Council Awarded $10,000 Grant

The funding was used to to commission a study to measure the value that SEC provides to its members.

02/18/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Philanthropist Donates $1 Million to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

The funding comes from Jean Weiller and is designated for renovations and expansions.

02/17/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Offers Businesses Two Ways to Be Part of 2022 Giving Challenge

This year, small business owners and corporations can either recognize the collective giving of their staff as a group or offer a donation match or challenge.

02/16/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

'Season of Sharing' Marks More Than $4.4 Million in Donations

It's a historic milestone for the 22nd annual campaign.

02/15/2022 By Staff

Education

Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications Through Feb. 15

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarships opportunities.

01/05/2022 By Staff

Grants

Florida Studio Theatre Awarded $200,000 Grant

The funds come from Jack and Priscilla Schlegel's fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

12/20/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation Announces Staff Promotions, Appointments

Ranata Reeder has joined the Hull Fellows Leadership Program, Julie Alvins has been promoted to director of accounting, and Laurie Scott has been appointed philanthropic advisor.

12/15/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Community Raises $1.7 Million-Plus for Season of Sharing This Year

Since its inception 21 years ago, Season of Sharing has distributed more than $31 million to more than 38,000 local families.

12/09/2021 By Staff

Grants

New Grant Will Boost Local Parrot Sanctuary

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded $10,000 to Birds of Paradise Sanctuary & Rescue.

12/01/2021 By Staff

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