Fast Track

Community Foundation Names New Board Members, Officers

Joining the board for three-year terms are John Humphrey, Mercedes Soler, Carla Plush Smith, Dr. Janet Taylor and Judge Charles E. Williams.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Issues More Than $867,400 in Grants

The grants will provide support to serve those vulnerable populations who have been disproportionately impacted in the wake of the recent crises.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Awards $1.3 Million in Scholarships

More than 400 students received funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

06/24/2020 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Two Months

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, plus evolving short-term and longer-term initiatives.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Good News

2020 Giving Challenge Raises a Record $18.4 Million

The funds support nearly 700 local nonprofits.

05/05/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Organizations Strengthen Season of Sharing Campaign

Matching gift opportunities of up to $500,000 are available from The Patterson Foundation for a total of $1.5 million in additional funds.

03/23/2020 By Staff

Generocity

Panel Discussion Covers Ways Young Professionals Can Give Back

As part of Sarasota Magazine's fourth annual GeneroCity event, leading young professionals will discuss how to become involved with local nonprofits.

01/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches Upgraded Platform for The Giving Partner

The launch is in advance of the 2020 Giving Challenge.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Rebranding

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website

New features include photo and video galleries, recurring blog posts, and a timeline of the foundation’s 40 years of community impact.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Diversity

Harvey Milk Festival Launches #WeSupport Campaign

The campaign aims to educate and inform participants about the unique diversity issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Education Officer

In her new role, Nicole Light will develop and enhance the foundation’s support for educational opportunities across the community.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Nearly $10 Million in Grants

The funds come ahead of the foundation's 40th anniversary.

09/03/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Announces Promotion, New Hire

Heidi Kellman has been named director of philanthropy administration and Michelle Young has been named senior philanthropic advisor.

07/22/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Awards $1.95 Million in Scholarships

For the 2019 award cycle, students received an average amount of $3,360.

06/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More Than $84,000 in Grants

The gifts support programs focused on vision, women, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and southern Sarasota County.

06/19/2019 By Staff

Promotions

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Announces Promotions

Kirsten Russell has been appointed vice president of community impact; Abigail Oakes has been promoted to director of community impact.

05/28/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Grant to Embracing Our Differences for Unity Days High School Initiative

The $2,000 grant was issued from the McCauley-Brown Fund.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Awards Grants to Unity Award Winners' Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded grants to nonprofits that this year’s award winners devote their time to.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Communications and Learning Officer

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Murray Devine, who previously worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/29/2018 By Staff